Cyber Security Specialist Job at Standard Focus Limited

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Cyber Security Specialist Job at Standard Focus Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Standard Focus Limited.


Standard Focus Outsourcing Ltd is a contact center with branches throughout the globe embarked on a strong growth curve in Africa. We have built a strong, dynamic client base built upon providing exceptional customer service and client focus to the Gaming Industry under Asian Betting.


  • Maintain and enhance processes and technologies that prevent and detect malicious activities launched against the company’s digital assets by external threats.
  • Execute external Threat Solution engineering and technical architecture: Integrate technologies, maintain the security tooling, create and implement content\rules\triggers, troubleshoot tooling, create and optimize SoC workflows.
  • Proactively search for Anomalies and Trends in external threat behavior to detect suspicious activity across the company’s networks and servers.
  • Provide continuous training and knowledge base update to existing engineers on external threat detection and prevention and Incident Response.
  • Maintain the role of SME on External Threats and provide 2nd level support to SoC staff during Incidents and investigations.
  • Provide monthly reports on key incidents and trends relating to external threats to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Constantly assess current and future external threat strategies and technologies in relation to the company’s threat exposure.

Job Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of system/network and/or application security experience, including active network and application intrusion prevention.
  • At least 6 years of experience with administering, tuning, and configuring an Intrusion Prevention System and a Web Application Firewall.
  • At least 5 years of experience in leading and managing Cyber Security Incidents.
  • Detailed knowledge of network, Web and email related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, SMTP, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols).
  • Very detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable in detecting anomalies or intrusions by using packet sniffers, FW access logs, Web server Access logs, and operating system security logs
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g., Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell script, JavaScript, PowerShell) required.
  • Experience using Agile methodology (e.g. Kanban or Scrum).
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership, and unmanaged drive.
  • Ability to work in a Team and works well under pressure and deadlines.

Educational Attainment & Preference:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical engineering or IT-related field is an advantage.
  • Must have at least two of the following certifications:
    • SANS SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials – Enterprise Defender.
    • SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth.
    • SANS SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling.
    • Cisco CCNA.
  • Military or Law Enforcement background preferred.

How to Apply

Interested and suitable applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Application Deadline: 31st December 2021.


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