Chirano Gold Mines: IT Security Systems Specialist - Jobs in Ghana

Chirano Gold Mines: IT Security Systems Specialist

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4 May, 2013

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IT Jobs in Ghana

Job Description

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Responsible for managing all changes to the corporate systems Security infrastructure and ensuring that all changes go through the change process.
  3. Provides 2nd & 3rd Level quality support service to users by addressing problems or issues involving IT systems security infrastructure through the Help Desk function.
  4. Work with other 3rd party service providers, Regional and Cooperate security teams in resolving and review all security threats.
  5. Administer all firewalls and security device including Cisco ASA, IPS SEP, vulnerability scanners, etc, ensuring latest patches, updates and service packs are installed.
  6. Work with the security systems supervisor from the Mine security team on Improx access control, CCTV, Alarms systems etc.
  7. Responsible for managing web, spam and email filters
  8. Monitor all systems to proactively identify and block security breaches.
  9. Create, configure and maintain site to site VPN, remote access VPN, IKE and IPSec tunnel, PKI for authentication.
  10. Create route, domain based VPN and security rules to perform protocol filtering.
  11. 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.
  12. Perform periodic IT security compliance Audit. Communicate findings and corrective action in a report to Head of IT; recommend security upgrades and improvements.

Required Skills or Experience

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

How To Apply

Applicants with the requisite qualifications should please apply to the address below to:

The Human Resource Manager
Chirano Gold Mines Limited
P. O. Box 57
Applicants are to indicate the position in the subject area when applying online
Offer valid till: 09 May, 2013

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