Engineer, Security Planning

MTN Nigeria

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Job Description

  • Responsible for Information security systems design and implementation of secure infrastructure that support the business processes within MTN Nigeria.
  • Support the design and implementation of Information security systems and evaluating corporate security plans.
  • Review of all project development architecture plans to ensure compliance with security policy.
  • Based on the nature of security threats perceived, assesses and establishes mitigating steps to ensure appropriate treatment and escalate as appropriate.
  • Co-ordination of security systems disciplines in the face of active threats.
  • Create and enforce policies and procedures associated with the effective and efficient administration of Information Security.
  • Perform Business Impact Analysis in terms of loss of Confidentiality, Availability and Integrity of information.
  • Propose advice and implement security and communications solutions within MTN Nigeria.
  • Collaborates and acts as a security architecture liaison with other IT areas and to design and/or recommend new security solutions as needs arise.
  • Co-ordinate with related Design & Development team for solutions implemented.
  • Perform Problem, Change, and Release & Configuration Management as it pertains to Information Security.
  • Perform day to day activities like periodic reconciliations, task management etc.
  • Translate ISO 27001 controls related to Information security into implementation, alerts and compliance reporting.
  • Specify, assist and delegate information security system integration concepts into SDLC process.
  • Log, track, and monitor security issues / incidents to ensure resolution in a timely manner with the least impact on operations
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide support, ensuring the full integration and smooth functioning of the information security infrastructure within MTN Nigeria

Job Condition

  • Normal MTN N working conditions.
  • May be required to work extra hours

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related discipline
  • Possession of a professional IT certification (CISSP, CISA, CISM, TOGAF/SABSA) is desirable.
  • 3 years experience in an area of Information Security specialization
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in the following - Identity Management technology, Vulnerability Assessment and treatment, Systems Auditing, Policy, Database, Operating system and application Security, Firewall Design and Implementation, Security Architecture and Models, Telecommunications, Network, wireless & Internet Security.
  • Experience in security compliance & Threat Management
  • Proven experience in the full software project lifecycle - project vision through project implementation - for both small and large enterprise projects
  • Proven experience in penetration testing
  • Proven experience in Security Architecture Governance and standards Good working knowledge of Security Design & Architecture.
  • In-depth practical knowledge of Architecture & planning principles and concepts
  • Experience in identifying security requirements, developing architectures, and deploying enterprise Security architecture, ensuring that the implementation adheres to standards and best-practices.

Training:

  • Systems Auditing, Policy, Information Systems Security Risk assessment Security Architecture and Models Telecommunications, Network, & Internet Security Business Continuity Planning

Minimum qualification:

  • BEd,BEng,BSc,BTech or HND

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Summary

Company

MTN Nigeria

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Telecommunications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years