IT Security Systems Specialist at Chirano Gold Mines Limited

Location: Greater Accra Region

Job Title: IT Security Systems Specialist
Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region
Reports To: IT Security & Infrastructure Lead
Function: Information Technology
Department: Finance
Role Purpose:
Responsible for LAN, WAN and Active directory security services. Collaboration with IT Network Specialist and Systems & Messaging Specialist to implement cutting-edge infrastructure technology
Key Accountabilities:
Overall responsible for the management of the IT Security Infrastructure:
  • Planning and control of the system security of infrastructure components on day-to-day basis
  • Testing and Deployment of new security solutions
  • Support Network and Messaging Systems specialist on day-to-day basis

Key Activities/Decision Areas:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operational support for all security systems on corporate LAN and WAN, and DMZ as well as Active directory in accordance with established IT Operational Framework.
  • Responsible for managing all changes to the corporate systems Security infrastructure and ensuring that all changes go through the change process.
  • Provides 2nd & 3rd Level quality support service to users by addressing problems or issues involving IT systems security infrastructure through the Help Desk function.
  • Work with other 3rd party service providers, Regional and Cooperate security teams in resolving and review all security threats.
  • Administer all firewalls and security device including Cisco ASA, IPS SEP, vulnerability scanners, etc, ensuring latest patches, updates and service packs are installed.
  • Work with the security systems supervisor from the Mine security team on Improx access control, CCTV, Alarms systems etc.
  • Responsible for managing web, spam and email filters
  • Monitor all systems to proactively identify and block security breaches.
  • Create, configure and maintain site to site VPN, remote access VPN, IKE and IPSec tunnel, PKI for authentication.
  • Create route, domain based VPN and security rules to perform protocol filtering.
  • Responsible for team and user education on security procedures and updates, following on specific feedback and initiating corrective action to ensure that defined goals are met.
  • Perform periodic IT security compliance Audit. Communicate findings and corrective action in a report to Head of IT; recommend security upgrades and improvements.

Qualification and Requirements
Person Specification
Essential role related knowledge, technical skills, qualifications and experience:
  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Technology , Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering or Related Areas
  • Professional Certification in CCNP Security , CCSP, CEH, MCP etc. will be an added advantage
  • Between 4 – 5 years of Security experience in an Enterprise Network, Telecommunication or ISP
  • Excellent knowledge of IT systems and Windows Server Environment; DNS,AD, DHCP etc
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco Unified communication systems
  • Be able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Strong leadership, motivational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Strong customer orientation and relationship management
  • Be able to interact with users, peers, and management.
  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude.
  • Results oriented and meets deadlines
  • Good work ethics and good personal behaviour
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative
  • Age not more than 30 years

If you are qualified for this position, Send your CV to [email protected] or click to apply