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IT Security Compliance Officer, Sliema



Sliema, Malta 

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Information Technology

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Job Description:

  • Articulate and develop IT security policies in line with the IT Security strategy and Business strategy;
  • Develop and implement IT security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse system environments;
  • Perform information security risk analysis and risk assessments;
  • Monitor compliance with IT Security policies, standards and procedures;
  • Conduct information security reviews and assessments as per the IT Security annual plan and/or as requested by the Group Head of IT Security;
  • Plan and execute vulnerability assessments, malware defence assessments and other information security routines, consistently;
  • Provide first response and remediation to control security risks and threats in IT environments;
  • Investigate and recommend corrective actions for security incidents to the organisation and other project stakeholders;
  • Champion security with other teams in the IT organisation to provide security training, increase security awareness and/or discuss potential security issues and scenarios;
  • Coordinate the IT security aspects within Business Continuity planning and review effort with other Business Continuity stakeholders to ensure that the Business Continuity Plan is accurate, relevant and consistent with the business;
  • Provide advice and expertise on information security related issues;
  • Identify regulatory changes that will affect information security policies, standards and procedures; recommends appropriate changes;
  • Stay abreast with information security incidents, trends and participate actively in the information security community;
  • Submit any reports and/or manage any projects and activities as may be directed by the Group Head of IT Security;
  • Propose and attend training as requested by the Group Head of IT Security;
  • Travel and carry out IT Security related duties at other offices overseas;
  • Ensure a high quality/standard of work and service throughput;
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time;
Expected skills and experience:
  • IT related degree in a relevant technology field or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • At least 3 years’ working experience in an IT security role preferably within a financial institution;
  • Working experience in other regulated sectors is considered an asset;
  • Preferably be in possession of industry accredited security certifications such as CISSP, SSCP, CISA, CISM, CEH;
  • Experience and strong knowledge in international security standards (e.g. ISO 27001, 27002, PCI-DSS, etc.) is preferred;
  • Understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPSec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS and access-control-lists;
  • Working experience with Internet, web, application and network security techniques;
  • Excellent understanding of relevant operating system security principles (namely on Windows, and Linux distributions);
  • Working experience of IT security policy drafting to transpose IT Security strategic objectives into policy objectives and content;
  • Good understanding of software development and knowledge of common programming/scripting languages;
  • Good research capabilities and keep abreast with the latest technical development in the industry;
  • Knowledge of approaches, practices, tools and techniques for contingency and disaster recovery operations, and the ability to develop and execute contingency and disaster recovery plans;
  • Able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the software development, infrastructure support and service desk throughout the Information Technology organisation, as well as business units and customers;
  • Strong work ethic, excellent writing, communication and presentation skills as well as good use of discretion and judgement;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve security issues;
  • Able to work under limited supervision and able to meet deadlines;

We offer:
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Possibilities of career development
  • Different training programs to support your personal and professional development
  • Working in a fast growing, international finance company
  • Friendly atmosphere and supportive team

Send your CV to careers@spotonconnections.com

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