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  • Posted: Feb 28, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. The company in Ghana operates under Vodafone Group Plc - the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

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    Cyber Security Analyst (Contract)

    Job Description
    Role Purpose
    Responsible for the Cyber Prevent & Defence of the Vodafone network. It involves detecting, preventing, and providing timely responses to cyber-attacks or threats. Will ensure all detected vulnerabilities are remediated within policy timelines. It involves carrying out vulnerability assessment of the entire I.T Infrastructure and web application security testing of all internal web applications. The role will be responsible for the daily assessment of detected vulnerabilities and acknowledging all Cyber Security Action Notifications (CSANs), evaluate, rate, and perform risk assessments on assets, prioritizing critical and high vulnerabilities. 

    Job Responsibility:

    • Engage stakeholders (application owners, business owners, vendors, incident, and change management) on vulnerabilities within the environment
    • Provide reporting and analysis and follow up on outstanding security issues
    • Provide vulnerability analysis and produce reports for management
    • Participate collecting, assessing, and cataloging threat indicators
    • Provide Technical Security Support
    • Conduct Testing and Deployment of new components
    • Ensure VM Templates are patched and hardened per CSB standards
    • Provide senior-level technical skills in managing and remediating vulnerabilities and patches across Network devices, storage, servers, Applications, Databases, endpoints, and other devices.
    • Review vulnerabilities on regular basis and develop comprehensive remediation plan.
    • Coordinate response with the business units and IT on all patch and vulnerability related topics.
    • Ensure prompt and timely remediation of all Critical and High vulnerabilities, as well as Medium vulnerabilities as required by policy and Cyber Security Baseline requirements.
    • Act as the team Coordinator and ensure robust and timely response to all I.T Security incidents.
    • Play lead role in S1 & S2 incident response engagement with Group Cyber Defence Incident Management team
    • Effectively and transparently manage Risk within Vodafone Ghana
    • Provide accurate and timely reporting of technology security risks identified during project engagement and propose remediation and mitigation options.
    • Work together with risk management team to align with Vodafone Group’s Risk Management Framework and demonstrate value-addition by leading in mitigating the key risks identified.

    Professional / Technical Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, Diploma in information systems,
    • MCITP, MCSE, RHCSA, Linux+, LPI or related field preferred
    • 2 or more years experience with  Microsoft Systems administration
    • 2+ years’ experience with Antivirus administration and Support
    • 2+ years’ experience with Virtualization Technologies (Preferably VMWare & Oracle VM Server)
    • 2+ years’ experience with Linux (preferably all red hat based)
    • 2+ years’ experience with Windows Terminal Server Management
    • 2+ years’ experience with Security and Server Configuration

    Not a perfect fit?
    Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. 
    If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

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