Information Systems Security Senior Specialist

Vacancy Number:NSIA-AFG/730014-72
Title: Information Systems Security Senior Specialist
Category:government
Duration:One year contract with extension conditional to satisfactory performance and budget availability
Exp.: 2021-04-13-(5 Days From now)
Jobs no:2
Salary:NTA Salary Scale (B Grade) Step 5
Gender:Male/Female

Location

Organization: NSIA(Gov) | About NSIA(Gov)
City: Kabul
Country: AF

Qualification

Education:A Masters degree in computer science information technology software engineering or a related f
Work Experience:Bachelor degree with seven of relevant exper Years
Qualification:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE




  • A Masters degree in computer science information technology software engineering or a related field of study;

  • Bachelor degree with seven years of relevant experience or master degree with five years of working experience;

  • A broad understanding of current technology developments solutions and tools;



 



PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES




  • Strong commitment to working with the public sector;

  • Ability to exhibit strong qualification and professional experience in the relevant disciplines;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and national languages i.e. Dari and Pashto;

  • Ability to work with and be a partner of a team of diverse backgrounds;

  • Ability to work efficiently to meet deadlines and work overtime when required;

  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment inspiring trust and cooperation of other team members;

  • Strong communication negotiating skills and good interpersonal relations.


Duties & Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY



Information Systems Security Senior Specialist will work in close collaboration with the directors’ and senior technical team in assessing recommending and implementing necessary security best practices including standards and policies to ensure the security of information systems.



 



KEY TASKS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES



The recruited incumbent will support the work of the National Statistics and Information Authority and will have the following duties and responsibilities:




  • Plan assess implement upgrade and maintain security measures and controls to protect information systems;

  • Conduct timely internal and external security audit of the information systems including penetration testing security assessments and vulnerabilities and risk assessment;

  • Provide timely support to the technical software teams and infrastructure technical teams in improving the security of the information systems and underlying infrastructure;

  • Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents and recommend necessary countermeasures;

  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they caused;

  • Define implement and maintain organizational security policies and standard operating procedures considering best-practices;

  • Participate in development life cycle activities like design coding testing and production release and conduct timely security analysis of the developed code and system;

  • Support organizing and conducting capacity building programs for relevant technical units of NSIA;

  • Support and promote the use of innovative technology solutions in the government sector;

  • Any other tasks assigned by the line manager and/or team lead.


Submission Guideline

HOW TO APPLY:
Please make sure to include your information containing the necessary documents copy of the E-Tazkera ID educational documents work experience documents in a PDF file and enter in the link below.
If send your application copy the link below and open it on a separate page.
http://erecruitment.nsia.gov.af/nsia/

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