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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Cousant is a leading provider of payments and financial markets technology solutions. Cousant’s main mission is to reinvent the whole payment experience in Africa. Through a combination of innovation and strategic partnerships, Cousant delivers cutting edge solutions to a variety of companies from the retail banking and the financial market indust...
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    Cyber Security Specialist

    Job Descriptions

    • The Cyber security specialist ensures the security of the company’s information systems for ongoing viability and performance.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop, update, and implement security measures and controls.
    • Secure digital files and information systems, protecting them from unauthorized access or tampering.
    • Provide technical support and monitor security access.
    • Perform regular internal and external security audits.
    • Design intruder detection and prevention systems to prevent network invasion.
    • Analyze the source of security breaches.
    • Recommend and implement security tools and anti-malware software.
    • Determine, adapt, and maintain corporate security procedures and policies.
    • Provide staff with security awareness training.
    • Coordinate security measures with external contacts.
    • Inform management of security vulnerabilities.
    • Identify cybercrime perpetrators and liaise with the appropriate authorities if necessary

    Required Experience/Technical Skills

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related discipline
    • 3+ years cybersecurity implementation experience on Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems
    • Proficient in PHP, Java, JavaScript, and C++ programming languages
    • Must have successfully executed a DLP (data loss prevention) plan
    • Experience with vulnerability management software tools, SpyBot, Qualys, and Altera
    • Understanding of cloud computing is necessary
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Global Information Assurance Certification Personality requirements/Traits
    • Exhibit dependability and integrity.
    • Must have an instinct for detail.
    • Must understand hackers’ motivation and possess a passion to prevail over attacks.
    • You have the ability to adapt to rapid changes and are driven by an innate curiosity to reverse engineer attacks and develop solutions.
    • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
    • Ability to multitask and work well independently or with a team
    • Possess an aptitude for time and budget management
    • Ideal candidates should be innovative and able to work in a fast-paced environment. You should be comfortable working with deadlines and have a passion to keep enhancing your skills.

    Method of Application

    Candidates should send their Resume to: using the "Job title" as the subject of the email.

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