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Information Security Analyst Job Vacancy at Venture Garden Nigeria
Sep 25, 2019, 9:46 PM
Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast-growing B2B/G2B Fintech Platform Holdco Company with six subsidiaries, two platform entities and a suite of shared services offered to all subsidiaries. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it! We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Information Security Analyst Location: Ikeja, Lagos Job type: Full-time Job Description
- The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for keeping data safe and assets protected across the organization by monitoring, reporting, and addressing actual and potential information security issues.
- Monitor computer networks for security issues.
- Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
- Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
- Perform penetration testing.
- Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.
- Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
- Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
- Educate developers on secure coding practices.
- Participate in enterprise phishing simulation test.
- Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
- Work with security team to perform tests and uncover server & network vulnerabilities.
- Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain high-security standards.
- Stay current on IT security trends and news.
- Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity or related field.
- Experience in information security or related field.
- Understanding patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
- Certification in of the any of the following will be an added advantage:
- CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
- ECSA: EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
- GSEC / GCIH / GCIA: GIAC Security Certifications
- CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
- Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.
- Extensive Cloud knowledge
- Understanding of software design patterns
- Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDS/IPS concepts.
- Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.
- Working conditions
- Flexibility is important.
- Equal opportunity
- The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality
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