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IT Security Executive

A leading financial institution, is seeking to recruit an IT Security Executive to join its IT department.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the IT Security Corporate Information policy, which forms the IT Security foundations of the company, as well as, creating and reviewing other security policies and procedures as required from time-to-time to remain compliant with IT security standards, specifically ISO27001 and other IT Security best practices in all IT environments and systems
  • Carrying out day-to-day monitoring and controls including following-up on anti-malware, patch management, software updates, encryption, other end-point devices, particularly mobile devices and usage of unlicensed software alerts
  • Identifying technical vulnerabilities and defining remediation measures, with the goal to create, review and update IT security related operational procedures
  • Reporting IT Security findings by providing regular reports and following-up on relative findings
  • Keeping up-to date with IT Security practices and technological advances in this field
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive IT Security documentation;
  • Performing research and drive IT security best practices on internally developed software; recommending appropriate security protection products and services including server log management tools, event management tools, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention tools, data loss protection, data loss prevention tools, as well as, other advanced technologies like the use of artificial intelligence in the IT security field;
  • Carrying out and coordinating any technical IT Security assessments including VISA, SWIFT and IT Risk assessments

Job Requirements:

  • IT degree, ideally specializing on the IT Infrastructure and\or IT Security area and\or is in the process of obtaining an IT Security related certification such as CEH, CISM, CISSP or similar
  • 3 years working experience in IT, 1 year experience in IT Security field;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, Microsoft SQL server and IIS, Symantec End-Point Protection (with knowledge of other cloud service add-ons like Web Services Security)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Server and desktop environments. Other non-Windows environments, such as Red Hat Linux and other variants of this OS will be considered an asset
  • Experience on conducting internal penetration testing and report on the findings, virtualization and with network security components 
  • Strong understanding of the entire TCP\IP, OSI network protocol stack, such as (IP\TCP, ICMP\UDP\SMTP\POP3\HTTP\FTP\SSH)
  • Knowledge of cryptography algorithms and protocols