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Senior Cyber Security Officer

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  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry:

    10 Jan 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Malta Financial Services Authority

The Role

  • Lead a team of cyber security officers
  • Formulate and maintain system security plans, information security policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Analyse systems, review security architectures and propose information security solutions
  • Perform assessment and security compliance checks including vulnerability assessments
  • Assess security events and logs via sophisticated cyber security and event management tools
  • Ensure that network defence, identification, authentication, access control and data protection mechanisms are in line with security best practices
  • Participate in security risk assessments and recommend mitigations and countermeasures to address risks, vulnerabilities and threats
  • Participate in the development of IT disaster recovery plans and assist in business continuity provisions
  • Deliver information security training, awareness, and provide ongoing guidance to users

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in ICT but well versed in cyber security and disaster recovery planning.

The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.  A post graduate Degree in Cyber Security and/or industry certifications is considered an asset.

You will also possess a minimum of six (6) years working experience in technology of which at least three year in cyber security, with proven track record of developing information security policies. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.