Cyber & Cloud Security Assistant Manager

Job Description

Vision & Purpose
The purpose of the role is to help the Bank achieve its mission of “stimulating a consistent expansion and diversification of African trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade, while operating as a first classprofit orientedsocially responsible financial institution and a centre of excellence in African trade matters”.
Nature & Scope

The objective is to provide professional advice and support for the effective implementation and use of the Bank’s Management Information System. A key part of the role is to protect the confidentiality and integrity of customer, employee, and business information in compliance with organization policies/standards and business objectives.

Specifically, the function aims to:

  • Assist the bank in attaining its cyber and cloud security objectives through development of policies & procedures
  • Maintain a consistent standard of cyber and cloud security across the bank’s entire infrastructure.
  • Support delivery and execution of the services that the Bank’s provides on the cloud. 
  • Execute cloud security assessments and implementations.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of IT Security and Risk Management.
Duties & Responsibilities

The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities are listed below:

  • Design, protect and manage security services for the Bank’s global information security infrastructure.
  • Perform continuous security assessment of the cloud security architecture.
  • Engineer and fine tune the cloud security solutions including but not limited to enrolments, monitoring, alerting, and maintaining defined security posture.
  • Implementation, development, and integration of open-source security solutions.
  • Engage in technical design of solutions based on use cases and business requirements.
  • Partake in efforts that shape the organization’s security policies and standards for use in cloud environments and on-premises environments. 
  • Provide subject matter expertise on information security architecture and systems engineering to other IT and business teams.
  • Responsible for automating security controls, data, and processes to provide improved metrics and operational support.
  • Stay abreast of emerging security threats, vulnerabilities and controls and proactively provide recommendations and remediations 

Personal Specification

Skills, Knowledge and Attitude
  • Experience in working on Burpsuite, Qualys on Cloud, Nessus, GFI Languard, among others.
  • Technical skills to constantly monitor systems to identify threats and vulnerability, execute security architecture, and ensure there are no external threats.
  • Experience with Linux, Windows operating systems and cloud provider ecosystems such as Amazon AWS and AZURE is a must.
  • Experience in architecting, designing, and programming applications and ample experience in high level programming languages.
  • Robust micro services programming (AWS Lambda, Docker, etc.)
  • Familiarity using AWS Cloud Services.
  • Understanding of complex enterprise environments and current technology areas like cloud and mobility, VPC, Multizone availability.

Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering,
  • Engineering, Management Information Systems or other relevant degree from a recognized University, a Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Relevant security certifications such as ISC2 CISSP, SANS, OSCP, CEH, equivalent security-related industry certifications and AWS Associate is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in securing cloud solutions (IaaS/PaaS/SaaS) including Incident response, Security Engineering, Cloud architectures and Tuning. 



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