Reporting to ICT Infrastructure Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that NSSA ICT systems are robust secure and fool proof, through implementation of industry best security standards and broad ICT policies thus ensuring organisational information security, authenticity and integrity. Key Outputs • Leads in the definition of access privileges, control structures, and resources. Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements. Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits. • Monitor and report on the performance of network, system and application security solutions to highlight areas of non-compliance and inform the development of improved practices and processes. • Assist with security breach investigations to guide the refinement of information security policies and practices. Manage the periodic maintenance of security systems and applications to ensure new threats are identified and managed and the security of the organisation's assets are maintained. • Identifying threats and working on steps to defend against them through performing vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. • Configuring, monitoring and supporting security tools (firewalls, antivirus, and IDS/IPS software). • Implementing network security policies. • Analysing and establishing security requirements. • Providing technical security advices and training employees in security awareness/procedures
Bachelor of Computer Science or information systems. • Information Systems Security Certification. • 5 Years experience. Key Competencies and Characteristics • Investigative, intellectual introspective and inquisitive. • Strong analytical and logical mind. • Good communication skills.
Interested candidates are invited to email their applications (including CVs) to firstname.lastname@example.org stating the job they are applying for by close of business on Friday, 25 October 2019. Applications should quote the job title and where applicable the Region where the vacancy is located. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered