Information Security Manager

The Nigeria Stock Exchange

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

 

Nigeria Stocj ExchangeJob Summary

  • The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.
  • The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.
  • The Information Security Manager is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of effective systems security solutions. S/he will also investigate and resolve identified systems security breaches, timely and proactive detection.
  • This incumbent will lead the planning and design activities for the enterprise security architecture, under the directives of the Head-Information Security Management; participate in the creation of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures) in collaboration with other team heads in the Information Security Management Department.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work actively and closely with the Head, Information Security to achieve enterprise security goals.
  • Have the ability to think logically and analyse complex situations for effective, sometimes out of the box solutions and; work with all stakeholders to develop strategic solution options and delivery plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor and advice on information security issues related to the systems and workflow to ensure the internal security controls are appropriate and operating as intended. Installing firewalls, data encryption and other security measures
  • Coordinate response to information security incidents
  • Expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers' methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches
  • Conduct data classification assessment and security audits and manage remediation plans
  • Responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network
  • Evaluate potential risks to The Exchange’s applications, network and operating systems and introduce countermeasures to address those risks. Identify vulnerabilities and monitor remediation. Pro-actively take steps to avoid security breaches. Maintain up-to-date detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, improved security processes and the development of new attacks and threat vectors
  • Identifies potential threats to the confidentiality, integrity & availability of the system and network. Identify and architect appropriate security technologies based on risks, policies, and architecture
  • Support IT Architecture Review process and evaluate associated security of the proposed architectures
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Line Manager

Qualifications and Experience

  • To successfully deliver the above goals, the right candidate must have: A minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or any related discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Information Security, desktop, server and/or network administration
  • Relevant information security related certification (such as Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, CompTIA Security+, Information Technology Infrastructure Library, etc.) is an added advantage     

Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Database Administration
  • Ethics Knowledge
  • Information Security
  • Information Technology Service Operations
  • Network and Telecommunications Technology
  • Behavioural Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Problem Solving 

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Summary

Company

The Nigeria Stock Exchange

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Application Deadline

2 weeks from now