Job descriptionDevelop Information Security Plans and Policies. Develop a set of security standards and best practices for the organization and recommend security enhancements to management as needed.
Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach. Responsible for educating the workforce on information security through training and building awareness.
Implement Protections. Information Security Engineers install and use software, such as firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect organizations’ sensitive information. Provide and assist computer users with installation or processing of new security products and procedures
Test for Vulnerabilities. Conducts periodic scans of networks to find any vulnerability. Conduct penetration testing, find any weaknesses that might be exploited by a malicious party
Monitor for Security Breaches. Constantly monitor organization’s networks and systems for security breaches or intrusions. Install software that helps to notify them of intrusions, and watch out for irregular system behaviour
Investigate Security Breaches. Leads incident response activities to minimize the impact. Lead a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage. Provide reports of findings to be reported to management
Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
Experience with Linux and windows operating systems is a MUST
Experience and familiar with Cloud provider ecosystems (AWS,Azure) is a MUST