Job duties typically include planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks and data. Information security analysts are expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches. They also are responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network.
Creating, testing and implementing network disaster recovery plans
Performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems
Installing firewalls, data encryption and other security measures
Recommending security enhancements and purchases
Training staff on network and information security procedures
Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or other related business specialization from a reputed university is a must.
Certifications in CISSP, CAP, Security+, or related is a plus
Must have at least 5 years of working experience in relevant IT security position, with a good portfolio of relevant professional and technical skills.
Must have exceptional writing capabilities on technical and process security controls.
Excellent communication skills.
Skills in Network and Systems monitoring and Administration
Must have strong analytical skills that enable understanding computer systems, identifying potential weaknesses, and designing and implementing possible solutions.
Knowledge in configuring network devices especially routers, switches, firewalls and other traffic filters as per industry standards and promoted guidelines
Ability to work within a team in a demanding environment.
Must be able to articulate risk mitigation and answer technical security inquiries in a professional manner.
Posted On: on 28/9/17
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