INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER - 3 POST

Employer: Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA)
Date Published: 2017-08-25
Application Deadline: 2017-09-09

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.    Perform security audits, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing;
ii.    Create awareness in area of cyber security & carryout capacity Building programs;
iii.    Prepare security alerts and warning;
Maintenance of TZ-CERT Website content and other communication


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•    Bachelor degree in either computer Science; Engineering or Information Technology from recognized institution with relevant working. A minimum of THREE (3) years post qualification experience in a well-established organization in areas of IT and preferably IT security

PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS:

A: Skills/Abilities:
•    Strong communications and writing skills;
•    Ability to communicate complex security terms in easy to understand wording.
•    Excellent analytical skills;
•    Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively as a team player;
•    Flexible, creative and open minded;
•    Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and manage complex and delicate tasks;
•    Result and Performance-driven with commitment to realization of the Authority’s strategic objectives;
•    Proactive, attention to detail, ability to work under pressure;
•    Self confidence in work planning and decision making;
•    A good feeling for confidentiality and working in procedural matter;
•    Open minded and must show ambitions and willingness to learn;
•    Passionate with Information Technology Security.






B: Desirable
•    Understanding of various computing concepts especially Internet technologies, TCP/IP protocols and general computer security concepts;
•    Knowledge and experience of UNIX/ Linux distributions and Windows Operating systems;
•    Experience in computer networking concepts;
•    Knowledge and a good understanding of various Internet protocols and applications such as SMTP, HTTP(s), DNS, FTP, telnet, SSH, etc.;
•    Knowledge of Security threats such as DDoS, Phishing, Malware, etc.;
•    Good understanding of Security Testing methodologies;
•    Experience in carrying out vulnerability assessment and penetration tests using various Kali Linux tools such as nmap, maltego, nikto, wireshark, metasploit, burpsuit, etc. Knowledge and experience of using various commercial tools will be an added advantage;
•    Demonstrates experience in any of the following programming languages: C, Java, Perl, Python, Go and Shell scripting;
•    A good knowledge and experience in various Information Security Framework such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27000, COBIT etc;
•    Have experience with social cultural implications of Information Technology;
•    Possession of IT security certification such as CEH, OSCE and CISA will be an added advantage.

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