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Senior IT Security Specialist

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Banking

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Kristina Abela

  • Job Reference:

    6543

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry:

    11 Jul 00:00

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Kristina Abela

Castille's client in financial services is seeking to recruit a Senior IT Security Specialist who will be reporting to the Senior Manager of the IT Security team, within the risk department, to assist the implementation of the IT Security programme.

Main responsibilities:

  • Leading tests, seeking and reporting risks and therefore suggesting controls and procedures based on securitisation policies, standards and global information security best practices (such as ISO 27001:2013, COBIT 5, NIST framework)
  • Executing and upholding IT security technologies such as SIEM, Cloud security technologies, host anti-virus software, content filtering software as well as tracking and handling alerts accordingly
  • Directing vulnerability scans, collaborating with third-party penetration testers and investigating identified vulnerabilities and detections with system owners
  • Provide assistance for writing information security policies, specifications and standards to meet legal and regulatory requirements
  • Developing and executing security awareness training for employees and third-party contractors, and guiding and advising colleagues to ensure information security best practices are adhered to

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Business and Computing, Information Security or other similar IT fields
  • 4 years' experience working in information technology including a minimum of 2 years' experience working in information security
  • Knowledge of security technologies including cloud security tools, firewalls, anti-virus, content filtering and vulnerability scanning software
  • Experience with any of the following: PCI-DSS, SOC2, NIST cybersecurity framework ISO 27000 security standards, and data protection regulations and requirements