IT Security Officer Vacancy at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent. Stanbic IBTC Bank is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Security Officer

Job ID: 18259
Location: Lagos Island
Job Sector: Information Technology and Services
Job Details

  • Group Information Technology: systems development, business analysis, architecture, project management, data warehousing, infrastructure, maintenance and production

Job Purpose

  •  Responsible for performing security monitoring and incident handling to ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of information assets for the Standard Bank Group.

Key Responsibilities/Accountability

  • Partner with relevant stakeholders to maintain and improve the security posture of Business and IT.
  • Develop appropriate measures to understand the effectiveness of securing the bank through the availability of systems.

Service Delivery:

  • Perform monitoring via the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool as well as from external sources (e.g. telephone or email).
  • Report on false positives and escalate those to the Lead Analyst for verification.
  • Document results of incidents.
  • Escalate and provide feedback on incidents as per Incident Handling Classification Standard and process.
  • Provide support to Lead Analyst and coordinate activities in support of Incident Containment.
  • Interact with the CSIRT team by assignment from Lead Analyst or Manager of Cyber Security Operations Centre.
  • Undertake incident analysis, tracking, recording, and response.
  • Work with or assist other Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) members in analysis activities.
  • Report new attack types or suspicious activity to the Lead Analyst.
  • Update the Case Management tools with evidence trails of all analysed incidents.

Mitigation of Risk:

  • Continuously report on incidents identified via the SIEM.
  • Spot patterns across a number of systems to provide advanced warning on new threats.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Stanbic IBTC’s policies, procedures, or overall IT environment. Adherence to all applicable Policies and Procedures is mandatory.


  • Ad- hoc compilation and submission of M.I.S reports.
  • Security incidents reporting.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • Understanding of the CSOC and CSIRT objectives and requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standards associated with the role, e.g. ISO, CobiT, ITIL.
  • Understanding of incident management and case management technologies (ticketing systems).
  • Relevant IT certifications.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Operating Systems.

Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and skills, written and verbal.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise:

  • TCP/IP, HTTP, network access controls, Security principles.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline  15th August, 2016. 

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