IT Security Specialist – Infrastructure
The IT Security Specialist is responsible to provide technical support in the Business Technology (BT) unit in order to enhance systems, applications and networks security. In this role, the IT Security Specialist will focus on the security administration of the network infrastructure, servers, network equipment, and software applications in the data centres. The IT Security Specialist shall work with technical teams and service provide to assess, identify and provide appropriate security mechanisms and solutions to be integrated into the bank’s systems operations and make recommendations for implementation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related numerical sciences degree.
A Master’s degree specializing in Digital Security will be an added advantage.
Professional digital security certifications in relevant technologies such as Cisco, Microsoft, CISSP, Unix / Linux will be an added advantage.
At least 5 years’ experience in systems / network administration role.
Work experience in a banking industry will be an added advantage.
Experience in UNIX and Windows server administration is an added advantage.
Technical skills in Unix and Windows and Python scripting skills.
A demonstrated experience in writing technical reports and management reports for stakeholders is a must.
Must possess above average problem-solving skills, organization skills, excellent and communication skills.
Considered an out of the box thinker and displays a willingness to learn.
Ability to maintain robust stakeholder engagements, a strong work ethic, and is a team player with the ability to work well independently.