Network Security Engineer
MainOne Cable
Lagos
1d ago
source : BetaJob

Location : Lagos

Department : Technical

Responsibilities

The Network Security Engineer will be responsible to install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.

Other responsibilities will include :

Develop company-wide best practices for IT security

Performing both internal and external security audits

Analyzing security breaches to identify the root cause

Monitor computer networks for security access issues

Stay current on IT security trends, standards, and news

Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents

Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause

Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard

Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management

Conducting security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis

Work with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities

Continuously updating the company’s incident response and disaster recovery plans

Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management

Verifying the security of third-party vendors and collaborating with them to meet security requirements.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

Minimum of 4 years experience with 2-3 years of experience in security logs analysis and interpretation

Must have professional certifications in CISSP, CTIA and anyone of LPT and CEH

Experience in ethical hacking, intrusion detection, incidence response and reverse engineering

Proficient with various operating systems

Experience in information security or related field

Experience in computer network penetration testing and techniques

Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts

Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them

Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding the business impact

Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.

Demands of the Job :

Fluent Oral and Written Communication Skills

Technical Report Writing and C-Level Presentation Skills

Ability and willingness to work long hours

Take responsibility for delivery and meet tight deadlines

Ability to work with minimal supervision

May be required to travel sometimes.

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