Job Summary

We are hiring an Information Security Analyst to work in our growing IT Security team. You will monitor our computer networks for security issues, install security software, and document any security issues or breaches you find.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Educational /Professional Qualifications:

  • A degree (B.Sc., B.Eng, B.Tech., HND, etc.) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field with a minimum of second class upper degree/upper credit.
  • A master’s degree in any of the above security-related will also be an added advantage.
  • Relevant Cyber Security e.g. CCNA, CCNA Security, Security +, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, PCIP,  CCIE, CEH, OSCP,CISSP, LPT,CISM,CCISO.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in any of the following areas will be an added advantage: vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, implementation of security standards, security operations, network monitoring, and incident response.
  • Technical Experiences.
  • Ability to understand forensic tools and investigative methods used to find data, anomalies, and malicious activity on the network, in files, or other areas of the business.
  • knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and know how they relate to the firewall.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as C, C++, C#, JAVA, SQL, Perl, PHP, SQL, Python.
  • A deep understanding of how hackers work and the ability to keep up with the fast pace of change in criminal cyber-underworld.
  • Knowledge of various operating systems including but not limited to Windows, Linux/Unix.
  • Ability to detect security vulnerabilities in common operating systems, network devices and web applications, including knowledge of remediation procedures.
  • Risk mitigation because things do go wrong.
  • Proficiency in MS-office.

Person-Specifications:

  • Ability to sees a solution through to completion and doesn’t stop until the challenge is solved.
  • Ability to communicate security measures and threats to people from a wide variety of technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Ability to research and characterize security threats to include identification and classification of threat indicators.
  • Identify, rank and prioritize risks and exposures and develop a strategy for mitigation or remediation. Organize and coordinate solutions proposed by the team and sells proposed remediation activities to the client.
  • Applicants must show a keen interest in Cyber Security and Information Technology.
  • Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements.
  • Must possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills.
  • Very strong leadership and coaching skills.
  • Ability to think outside the box and quickly learn new ideas independently.
  • Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Have the ability to maintain a professional outlook and carriage at all times.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Location: Ikoyi

The salary is very attractive.

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