Information / Cyber Security Analyst

Job Summary

Responsible for keeping data safe and assets protected across the organization by monitoring, reporting, and addressing actual and potential information security issues.

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

Job Description

  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure including firewalls and data encryption programs.
  • Monitor computer networks for security issues, investigate and document security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration tests (VAPT) and uncover server & network vulnerabilities and monitor the implementation of remediation action plans for vulnerability management; follow-up with relevant stakeholders responsible for performing the actions.
  • Conduct application security/penetration tests of internal/external web, mobile and web service applications, leveraging both manual techniques and automated tools and report identified vulnerabilities.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management and develop organization-wide best practices for IT security.
  • Promote a culture of information security and raise awareness and stay current on IT security trends and news.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, cybersecurity or related field.
  • Information / Cyber Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, OSCP,  ECSA, GCIA, and GWAPT are an added advantage.
  • Experience in information security or related field.
  • Experience in conducting vulnerability assessments, code reviews and penetration tests against web/mobile application technologies, APIs, platforms to find flaws and exploits.
  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools and penetration testing techniques
  • Good understanding of cybersecurity risks associated with various technologies and ways to manage them.
  • Understanding patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
  • Understanding of secure coding practices, firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, IDS/IPS concepts, network, and web-related protocols/technologies
  • Verbal & Written communication skills, including presentation skills with an ability to communicate with a range of technical and non-technical team members and other relevant individuals.
Age:
  • 25-35 years

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