Junior Information Security Officer

AB Bank Rwanda Plc

AB BANK Rwanda Plc has been operating in Rwanda since January 2014. It is a member of an international network of commercial banks providing banking services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and private individuals in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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AB BANK Rwanda Plc. is looking for qualified and competent staff to fill the position of Junior Information Security officer.

Information Security Officer is responsible to bring the institution’s information security risks under explicit management control through the establishment and implementation of the Information Security Management System (ISMS).

The Junior ISO will investigate alerts, assist with developing new security monitoring, use cases, and ensuring all investigative activities are properly documented in the bank’s systems and followed up with relevant support teams. The Junior ISO reports directly to the Head of Risk and AB Information Security Committee & AH Information Security Manager

Major Responsibilities

  • The Junior ISO investigates alerts and IS-related incidents through available tools, assists in developing and implementing new security monitoring controls, and ensures all investigative activities and evidences are properly documented and retained in the bank’s systems, regularly reported to the Management of the bank, and followed up with relevant support teams.
  • Provides support to IS team in implementing new Information Security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines and in updating existing Information Security policies and other respective documents.
  • Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Ensures timely submission and review of detected security incident and vulnerabilities to the Management of the bank including monthly ISMS operational reports.
  • Provides consultations to IT and Project Managers and if needed also a quality assessment and assurance of IS requirements and their compliance.
  • Provides consultancy and assists with implementation of procedures to be used by IT and other IT related teams to ensure that IT Security is kept on expected level compliant with IS requirements and regulatory requirements;
  • Assists in preparation and performing training and awareness-raising sessions on Information Security for AB Bank personnel
  • Executes timely monitoring of AB Bank’s computer networks with the use of defined IS controls and monitoring tools.
  • Follows up on any issues identified as a result of control monitoring and assists in investigations of IS breaches and other cyber security incidents.
  • Continuously analyses the status of information security in AB Bank and identifies areas for its improvement.
  • Ensures a timely reporting of identified IS risks, vulnerabilities and threats to a line Manager and IS team and assists in design and implementation of necessary measures to mitigate identified IS risks.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by MT or line manager

Person Specification

Necessary Experience, Skills, and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/ Computer Science or related field
  • 2- 3 years of full-time work experience in Information Security or related field preferably in banking or financial services, Telecom or any related field.
  • Good knowledge of information security management or related functions (such as IT audit or IT Risk Management), will be an added advantage.
  • A good understanding of technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development, or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security and or system controls;
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and motivate others to do the same
  • Having the below certification will be an added advantage:

-CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CEC, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor

Interested candidates should send ONLY:

  • Letter of Interest
  • CV
  • Copy of academic qualifications by completing very carefully the following Application Form not later than 21st January 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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