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  • Posted: Mar 7, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Cellulant is a digital payments business. We run an ecosystem of consumers, merchants and banks in which we facilitate payments and build value through the value-added services we layer on top. In building this ecosystem we serve different types of customers with different products, in a range that includes mobile banking products, mobile credit products, US...
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    Information Security/SOC Analyst


    As an Information Security/SOC Analyst you will be responsible for real-time monitoring of the organization’s information assets with an objective to promptly identify and thwart likely or/and ongoing cybersecurity incidents or attacks.

    You will collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure that preventive and detective controls targeted at minimizing the likelihood of a successful breach on the organization’s infrastructure are put in place.


    The role holder would be responsible for the following: 

    • Monitors and analyses network traffic leveraging on security tools implemented within the organization
    • Carries out Vulnerability Assessment on the infrastructure
    • Engages with stakeholders on the resolution of security incidents
    • Identifies indicators of compromises-IoCs and indicators of attacks-IoAs on the network
    • Analyses IoCs and IoAs, and coordinate closure of identified risks as the need arises
    • Recommends controls to address identified weaknesses on the network
    • Support the organization security certification program by ensuring that Security Monitoring Requirements relevant to each standard are met
    • Identifies all relevant log sources and ensure collection of logs from the relevant log sources
    • Specifies security requirements for provisioning of new assets on the network
    • Carries out security review on information assets such as Databases and Firewalls
    • Provides supports for the optimization of security configurations on assets such as WAFs, Network Firewalls, Emails e.t.c
    • Manages security configuration setups and optimization on security tools such EDRs, SIEM, SAST and DAST tools e.t.c
    • Coordinates monitoring and reporting activities with other SOC Analyst
    • Coordinates and manages security incident management process



    • A degree in a computer science or computer engineering or other relevant courses
    • Relevant certifications: CompTIA Security +, CompTIA CySA+, EC-Council Certified SOC Analysts and EC-Council CEH

    Must have experience:

    • Over 3 years’ experience as a SOC Analyst, preferably with experience within the financial sector
    • Have sound understanding of threats and vulnerability management
    • Have a sound understanding of the workings of the following Operation Systems: Windows, MacOs and Linux (multiple flavors of Linux)
    • Have a sound understanding of network architectures and communication protocols
    • Have sound understanding of Risk and Incident Management
    • Have a good understanding of basic network communications within an IT Infrastructure 
    • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure security and security of a hybrid infrastructure

    Nice to-have experience:

    • Good understanding of Cloud Infrastructure and workings of a hybrid environment
    • Good understanding of security standard requirements such as ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS
    • Team management – should have managed a team


    • Efficient in the use of security tools such as SIEM – previous experience with Splunk preferred
    • Be an efficient communicator with capabilities to communicate complex technical situation in simpler forms to different stakeholders
    • Good analytical skills and reporting skills

    Personal Attributes:

    • Good and effective communicator
    • Be inquisitive and have an eye for system anomalies
    • Good distraction management skills
    • Good Time Management skills
    • Good Team Management/Collaboration skills

    Method of Application

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