It Security Analyst

Discipline: Technology, IT Infrastructure
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15363
Published: about 1 month ago
Our client, a leading financial institution, is on the lookout for an IT Security Analyst. A reliable, trustworthy and well-organised individual with a disposition to learn and have a team-oriented approach.

Description:
  • Analyzing the company's information systems security (hardware and software)
  • Planning and performing routine monitoring of systems with an aim to continually improving the company's systems security
  • Performing daily Core Business Systems operations including but not limited to the company's end of day process, during evening and Saturday schedules
  • Providing general IT support within established times for all desktop systems (hardware & software) and supporting other IT teams in their on-going analysis of help-desk requests aiming to introduce efficiencies and fine-tuning processes
  • Performing daily infrastructure operations by maintaining hardware, operating and ensuring that business software systems are in good operational order
  • Supporting operations in the company's Data Centres in line with maintenance and security requirements
  • Supporting the administration of the company's network & systems, including but not limited to the creation, maintenance and removal of user accounts, user access rights, etc.
  • Providing on-site support to several remote sites
  • Performing the necessary backups and restoring operations and other disaster recovery operations, routine checks on the various systems (networks, hardware and software) and maintaining appropriate records of such checks
  • Sharing technical knowledge and ways of resolution with other team members
  • Supporting and developing data requests
  • Educating business end users on how to make effective use of technological tools (hardware & software) to speed up problem resolution, whilst keeping abreast with new technology

Requirements:
  • Have an MCAST/University Degree in a related ICT area of specialization
  • Ideally have some working experience in an IT support role/function
  • Familiar with Relational Database Management Systems, ideally with a later version of Microsoft SQL Server or ORACLE (including some basic database administration)
  • Familiar with database reporting, ideally with Microsoft Server Reporting Services
  • Good command of the SQL scripting language;
  • A flair for database and/or software development using TSQL/PL-SQL
  • Flexible and willing to learn banking processes and systems
  • Ideally have a basic understanding of the banking sector
  • Have the ability to think logically and to communicate effectively and clearly with excellent listening skills and ability to interact confidently with internal customers
  • Have the ability to work well in a team with an avid attention to detail and ability to demonstrate good problem-solving skills.