Information and Cyber Security Officer


Company Brassica Grou...
Industry ICT
Category I.T.
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Post-graduate...
Experience 5 years
Job Expires Aug 06, 2021
Contact ...

Job Description

  • Direct Report To: Board of Directors
  • Functionally Report To: Chief Executive Officer
  • Department: CEO’s Office
  • Job Location: Head Office- Accra


Purpose of the Job
This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information and cyber security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop Information and Cyber security policies consistent with ISO 27001 standard
  • Develop company-wide best practices for information and cyber security.
  • Prepare and submit Security reports to the CEO and the Board of directors periodically
  • Create and promote a learning environment on Information and cyber security management
  • Work with the Technology and Risk and Compliance teams to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
  • Safeguard information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Monitor computer networks for security issues and Perform penetration testing
  • Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
  • Iimplement security measures to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs, etc.
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
  • Fdeploy patches to detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Develop company-wide best practices for Iinformation and cyber security.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
  • Stay up to date on Ttechnology trends and security standards.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience
  • 4+ years of prior relevant experience at a managerial level
  • Certified Information and Cyber Security Officer (ISO 27001 LI)
  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification
  • Hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) at start date
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements.
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. NetFlow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program.
  • Proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/PS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, and RSA Security
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. Nitro/McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, Log Logic, Splunk)
  • Experience developing and deploying signatures (e.g. YARA, Snort, Suricata, HIPS)
  • Understanding of mobile technology and OS (i.e. Android, iOS, Windows), VMware technology, and Unix and basic Unix commands

Competencies Required (Skills &Abilities)

  • System administration
  • Network security
  • Problem solving
  • Information security policies
  • On-call network troubleshooting
  • Firewall administration
  • Network protocols
  • Routers, hubs, and switches
  • Informing others
  • Process improvement

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