Senior Manager; Security Operations & Red Team Job Opportunity at NMB Bank PLC

Job Overview

Senior Manager; Security Operations & Red Team  

Dar es Salaam
NMB Bank PLC

Job Location :
Head Office, Hq

Job Purpose:To plan, organize, and effectively lead cybersecurity operations to detect and respond to any internal and external cybersecurity threats while conducting regular and targeted security tests on NMB systems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Review and implement security testing, monitoring, and incidents response strategy and roadmap for the bank.
  • Plan, oversee, and implement all security testing engagements on all systems within the bank.
  • Establish and review the security testing governance framework and processes used in all security tests carried out within the bank.
  • Manage all third-party security test engagements conducted at the bank.
  • Drive cybersecurity monitoring and incident response initiatives within the bank to improve security monitoring capabilities.
  • Establish real-time proactive monitoring and detection of security incidents and provide relevant notifications.
  • Implement automated response to cybersecurity incidents by integrating various security tools as well as building necessary security tools.
  • Oversee investigation of reported security breaches in collaboration with the bank’s fraud management unit.
  • Oversee and execute emergency security tests including proof of concept on all discovered vulnerabilities.
  • Provide “ownership” of security incidents and problems to the final resolution for all the servers, workstations, Virtual environments, Databases, Middleware, and Applications.
  • Provide “ownership” and follow-up to the closure of all the findings and gaps identified following security tests.
  • Implement security governance by defining, developing, implementing, and maintaining required security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Conduct research, evaluate, and make recommendations on security monitoring, incident response, services, protocols, standards, and associated best practices.
  • Develop comprehensive and accurate reports for both technical and executive audiences.
  • Prepare and maintain security monitoring documentation including architectures, designs, and governance documents.
  • Work with system vendors as well as internal teams in verifying the security of the applications/systems implemented within the bank.
  • Research, create, and maintain a repository of the security testing tactics, techniques, and tools to be used by the bank.
  • Responsible for team & vendor management for the Security Operations Center.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of security monitoring and testing technology landscape.
  • In-depth knowledge of security of various operating system flavors such as Windows, Linux, and Unix.
  • Knowledge of security of applications, databases, and middleware technologies.
  • Knowledge of common information security monitoring and testing frameworks and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Ability to communicate complex security concepts in an easy-to-understand business language.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related academic field.
  • Preferred professional certifications such as OSCP, CISSP, GIAC GPEN, CEH, CISM, or any other relevant security certifications.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Cybersecurity.
  • Solid hands-on experience in enterprise security tools including security monitoring technologies.
  • Solid hands-on experience in managing Penetration Testing engagements.
  • Experience in developing custom exploit code, scripts, and tools to be used for various stages of Penetration testing engagement.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in troubleshooting, offensive cyber tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

Job opening date : 08-Jul-2022
Job closing date : 22-Jul-2022

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