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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
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    Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities. GVA Partners is also a l...
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    Network Security Engineer

    Job Overview

    • Our client is seeking to hire a Network Security Engineer. The ideal candidate should be able to supervise and oversee all aspects of Network hardware. This includes maintaining networks security patches, configuration and security programs and systems.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Monitor Network Security status using Cisco Security-Monitoring Application and Response System (CSMARS) and other security monitoring tools
    • Carry out all suggested response actions to threats upon detection of a security breach or network attack
    • Ensure proper functioning of all Security Devices (Checkpoints, ASA, PIX Firewall, IPS, Routers)
    • Review logs of Security devices (Checkpoints, IPS, ACS, ASA, PIX Firewall)
    • Coordinate the regular changing network devices passwords
    • Carry out network security audit, periodic vulnerability assessment and network penetration
    • Testing (ethical hacking) using tools such as Qualys guard and NMAP
    • Generate and send Network Security Reports (daily, weekly, monthly)
    • Manage Remote connections (VPN management)
    • Monitor and enforce compliance with network Security policies bank wide
    • Research and suggest improvement initiatives with regards to Network Security
    • Lockdown of all network devices and new equipment’ before deployment
    • Configuration of Network Security features for new branches equipment (IP Sec site-site VPN, Identity Based Network Service (IBNS), Port Security, SNMP V3 etc.)
    • Remote Access Security configuration for new users/groups with access levels/permissions
    • Security impact assessment for every new network activity and mitigation strategy implementation
    • Monitor and ensure security of Wireless Network
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Team Lead, Networks & Communications Management

    Skills / Competencies:
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Good knowledge and understanding of banking operations
    • Good and Strong Working Knowledge of Cisco Router, Operating
    • Good knowledge and understanding of AWS and Azure
    • Experienced in firewall management.
    • Strong Network Troubleshooting Skills.
    • Relationship management
    • Vendor Management
    • Issues management
    • Integrity and honesty
    • Technology Innovation
    • Issues management
    • Methods, standards creation

    Generic Skills:

    • Ability to make sound and logical security judgments.
    • Demonstrated leadership and personnel/project management skills.
    • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
    • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
    • Able to conduct research into issues as required

    Supervisory Skills:

    • General administration
    • General managerial / administration
    • Team building / conflict management
    • Leadership / Coaching / Supervisory / Influencing
    • Organization and coordination

    Qualifications & Experience

    • MBA / MSc
    • First Degree in Computing Science, Engineering, Operational sciences or (any other discipline with strong Information Systems component and/or relevant IT Service Management certification)
    • CCIE certification
    • Minimum of 6 years’ IT Operations experience in a technology environment


    • CCNA Security, CISSP, ITIL and other professional qualification will be an added advantage.


    • AWS and Azure


    • Master's (Required)


    • IT Operations: 6 years (Required)


    • CCIE certification (Required).

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV in Ms Word and PDF to: and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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