Information Security Analyst (m/f)


Namib Mills is recruiting an Information Security Analyst (m/f), to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Ensure that the organization’s proprietary and sensitive information is secure. The successful candidate will work inter-departmentally to identify and correct flaws in the company’s security systems, solutions, and programs while recommending specific measures that can improve the company’s overall security posture
  • Monitor computer networks for security issues
  • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Work with IT team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Perform penetration testing
  • Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards
  • Perform any adhoc tasks as allocated by Supervisor and/or Manager
  • Grade 12 (NQF 4) and a three (3) year degree in an IT related field
  • 5 years' relevant experience in related IT field such as experience in Network Design; Information Security;
  • Computer Network Penetration Testing and Techniques; Setting Up, Maintaining and Reporting on Firewalls
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, antivirus, and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) 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 business impact
  • A certification in the specific field would be an added advantage (Certified Ethical Hacker)
  • Namibian Citizen or Eligible for Namibian citizenship
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Able to communicate well in written and spoken English
  • Must be willing to work overtime and/or weekends
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 11.08.2022
  • Expires 21.08.2022
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