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IT Network & Security Executive

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Contract Type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Job Reference:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry:

    12 Jun 00:00

  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Veronique Amaira

  • Skills tags:

    Intermediate 3 to 5

IT Network & Security is required to join an established firm in the Public sector. You will be responsible for the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of all the organization’s information systems in compliance with the agency’s Information security policy and procedures. This position is committed to 24/7 support and is responsible for working collaboratively with the ICT team to meet expectations and goals

Main Responsibilities:

  • Designing enhancement for internal controls such production change management, compliance, network security, incident handling, risk assessment and transmission integrity
  • Communicating control strengths and weaknesses to IT management and collaborate with IT to develop mitigation plan
  • Managing, supporting, and optimizing all information technology security and network infrastructure including but not limited to: routers, switches, firewalls, PBX, telecom and information security devices
  • Conducting regular Information Security Risk Assessments, including interviews of applicable stakeholders ensuring appropriate security controls are in place to mitigate risks
  • Managing vulnerability-scanning, penetration testing, coordinating with external vendor conducting tests, and coordinating all remediation and prioritization activities.
  • Monitoring performance levels and service levels
  • Monitoring regulatory risk assessments performed on business and operational processes, procedures and policies, providing recommendation for mitigation or remediation.
  • Ability to interpret regulations, compliance requirements and technical jargon, and communicate to all levels of the organization in simplified terms
  • Keeping abreast with technical and strategic developments and trends within the ICT industry and specific business area/s

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an ICT management/security position, in possession of a valid CCNA Security certification OR minimum of 2 years’ experience in an ICT security field in possession of a valid CISSP or CCNP certification OR In possession of a recognized qualification at MQF Level 5 in Computing and (2) years’ relevant work experience in an ICT management/security related field
  • Work experience with CISCO firewalls, routers & switches
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001
  • Advanced knowledge on secure transport protocols, secure authorization protocols, certification authorities & digital certificates
  • Proficiency in Vulnerability Assessment, penetration and intrusion detection tools
  • Familiarity with NAS/SAN concepts and functions
  • Interpersonal skills including the ability to collaborate effectively, self-awareness, and excellent written and oral communications
  • Experience in the implementation and review of policies and procedures
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal business and technical communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills