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Job Title: IT Security Administrator

Employer: Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc (part of Standard Bank Group)

Job ID: 12450

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Division Group: IT

Position Category: Group IT Architecture

Employment Type: Full Time – Permanent

Shift: No

Regulatory Approval: Yes

Division Proposition:  – Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced to join our dedicated team at our office. – Standard 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.

Position Description:

•   To provide an operational IT Security support to ensure that the bank is not compromised in anyway.  The operation support includes anti-virus, intrusion detection, key management as well the delivery of and content scanning of all internet mail incoming and outgoing.

•   Ensuring that all incidents are responded to, actioned and resolved within the required MTTR. Also ensure that calls are escalated and communicated to the required support area and user.

•   It is imperative that the necessary housekeeping takes place on an hourly/ daily/weekly/monthly basis as per the job requirements.

•   Provide high level competency with regard to mainframe IT security systems

Key Responsibilities:

•   Configure, install and support all security software

•   Responsible for administration of the firewall and monitoring of security tools & software with special focus on infrastructure and network security

•   Test and implement approval firewall rules

•   Support of Firewall, ISA, Mail Marshal, Blackberry, OWA,E-Mail, Encryption Tools, Mail Marshal, AD, Equinox, Anti Virus

•   Testing of security software for new technologies

•   Generating, loading and maintaining the life cycle of all encryption keys for the Bank

•   Responding to and resolving  all Firewall, ISA, Mail Marshal, Blackberry, OWA incidents

•   Administration and monitoring of Intrusion detection & intrusion prevention tools for workstations and servers

•   Provide comprehensive administration procedures

•   Provide professional auditing and tracing capabilities.

•   Provide security monitoring and information gathering.

•   Provide 24-hour assistance to Production environment.

Key Performance Measures:

•   Number of instances of non-compliance to policy and procedure

•   Number of awareness sessions held across the bank

•   Number of security reports to senior management and the Board.

•   IT Audit rating by Internal Audit, Routine Control, and external audit

•   No service impact

•   Reduced number of incidents

•   Successful implementations of change request on the on Equinox, PayDirect , Firewalls, ISA, OWA ,MM

•   Meet deadlines

•   Meet SLA targets

•   Maintain a logically structured security database.

•   Ensure that there are no service disruptions due to access denial.

•   Ensure no service disruption due to maintenance of the security database.

•   Ensure the training of capable security administration staff.

•   Professional assistance to large projects in relation to security requirements.

•   Adequate knowledge of security principles and procedures.


•   B.Sc. in any Science Courses

•   MCSE / CISA / CISM / CISSP etc would be beneficial

•   IT Security experience / Communication or Network experience will be beneficial


•   Strong analytical and problem solving skills

•   Checkpoint experience

•   Good network experience

•   Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations

•   Proven ability to work under stress in emergencies; flexibility to handle pressure coming from all directions simultaneously

•   Strong team-orientated interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interface with a wide variety of people at all levels

•   Self-motivated and able to work under little supervision.

•   Logic and problem solving skills.

•   Good communication skills.

•   Ability to interact with users at all levels.

•   Must be service orientated

Personal Competencies:

•   Competent and reliable staff that are honest and trustworthy.

Problem solving:

•   Follow procedures with regards to online processes

•   Resolve problems related to access of resources.

•   Resolve User queries related to ACID suspensions and misuse.


•   Ensure the correct planning is carried out before changes are implemented

•   Ensure the correct change procedures are followed

•   Create proper procedures for quality checking of large changes to Security Database.

•   Decide on correct and meaningful naming standards for User IDs and Organigram structures in the database.

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