Vacancy for Information and Security Specialist at Innovectives LLC

 Employment Nigeria 25-Oct-2019 ₦Not Available LAGOS , IT and Telecoms   Security  

Innovectives LLC is Africa’s leading financial technology companies with presence in 19 African countries. We envision a future where the transfer of ‘value’ is simple, convenient, instant, secure and global, irrespective of boundaries, channels or status by providing user-friendly and affordable payment solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Information and Security Specialist

Location: Lagos


  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Minimum of 5 years cognate experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Knowledge of current security risks and protocols
  • Willingness to work on-call in the event of a security breech or other emergency
  • Good analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of information security standards ISO/IEC 2700:2018; PCI DSS, Information Security best practices, fintech and banking operations and procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience should include security policy development, network penetration testing, application vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and compliance testing.
  • Working knowledge of application & infrastructure security solutions (Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Network Security, Password Management, Data Encryption, and Access Control).
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), interpersonal and consultative skills.

Job Description

  • Develops and maintains Information Security policies and standards on an Enterprise wide basis.
  • Monitors compliance with the Information Security Program and works with management to ensure policies are implemented effectively.
  • Developing network security standards and guiding network design to meet corporate requirements
  • Conducting network security assessments and monitoring IDS, firewall, and SIEM systems
  • Working with internal and external business partners on ensuring that IT acquisitions meet network security standards
  • Ascertains the extent to which information collected, held and/or used in the organization is properly controlled and safeguarded from loss of confidentiality, integrity or availability.
  • Planning, implementing and maintaining standards, guidelines and security monitoring process in relation to general control, security programs and privacy regulations and customer authentication.
  • Aid in the event of information security incidents. Maintains customer information breach and incident logs.
  • Co-ordinates Technology and Customer Information Risk assessments.
  • Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to create information security awareness within the organization.
  • Co-ordinates monthly meetings to discuss and resolve all the information security practices.
  • Assist in the implementation of an Identity Theft Program.
  • Reports to the Board of Directors on an annual basis the status of Information Security Program.
  • Reviews critical Technology applications to ensure employees have access to applications that are necessary to perform their job requirements.
  • Reviews various network logs.
  • Maintains Cybersecurity Assessment tool to evaluate risk and cybersecurity preparedness.
  • Oversees proper disposal of documents containing customer information and media hardware containing non-public personal information.
  • Manages key control testing & ensures resolution of findings in a timely manner.
  • Provides annual and on-going Information Security Training & ID Theft Red Flag Training for all employees and members of the Board of Directors.
  • Subscribes to threat & vulnerability information sources and participate in cybersecurity associations.
  • Keeps abreast of trends and regulatory changes.
  • Participates in professional group meetings
  • Maintains complete confidentiality of information obtained.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as requested.

Application Closing Date
25th October, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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