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IT Security, Quality Assurance and Research & Development Officer - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9157
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Financial Services
Job Role IT Security, Quality Assurance and Research & Development Officer
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $3,000 - $3,500 Gross per month

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 2
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean or Resident Permit
Degree Computer Science or Information Technology

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is an established local financial services organisation who is now looking for an IT Security, Quality Assurance and Research &Development Officer to join their team.

The role will take responsibility for
1. Network security design and implementation.
2. Systems monitoring, network audit and vulnerability assessments using relevant tools
3. Administration of network security devices (firewalls, web proxies and network access control).
4. Leads development, documentation and maintenance of information security policies, procedures, and standards across the company.
5. Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to create information security awareness, risks, and trends throughout the company.
6. Monitors and routinely audits compliance to all information security procedures and policies, and ensures consistency of internal controls across departments.
7. Assists in the creation and maintenance of the information systems disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Must include desktop and server backup systems deployment and maintenance.
8. Monitor changes in local, and international regulations and accreditation standards affecting information security, and make recommendations to management on the need for policy changes.
9. Provides oversight and ownership for intrusion detection and response.
10. Assist in system and software architecture and design to ensure that the companys assets are appropriately secure at all times.
11. Independently performs risk assessments and works closely with the companys auditors and other 3rd party auditors to preempt, mitigate, and swiftly respond to any audit findings that require action.
12. Creates and facilitates an information security steering committee to help guide strategic information security needs.
13. Research and Development in technology solutions and innovation that enables business growth.
14. Formulation and implementation of software testing strategies
15. Participate in software quality and functional tests for internal and outsourced applications before roll-out.
16. Preparation/review of test plans.
17. Preparation/review of test reports.
18. Training.

Key Skills
At least two years in an IT Security or similar role
IT Security related certification is a must
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or other equivalent certifications preferred.
Knowledge of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions is a must
Knowledge of standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001/2, PCI DSS and COBIT will be an added advantage
Knowledge and experience in a Software Testing/ Quality Assurance methodology will be an added advantage.

  • Job Role: IT Security, Quality Assurance and Research & Development Officer
  • Industry: IT / Telecommunications
  • Salary: $3,000 - $3,500 Gross per month

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Two A Level passes and five O Levels including Maths and English
First degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or its equivalent

Additional Requirements

Computer Science
Information Technology
IT Security
Software Testing
Quality Assurance

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