Lead Information Security Engineer job from ICT Agency of Sri Lanka in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Friday 16th, July 2021

ICT Agency of Sri Lanka

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  • The position holder will have an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cyber security and information security methodologies. 
  • Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing (VAPT) of mission critical government owned software, cloud and network infrastructure. 
  • Performing application security assessments and providing security related input for architectures at design stage.
  • Risk assessment and governance.
  • Incident response. 
  • Gathering cyber threat intelligence. 
  • Work with other teams to configure security policies on systems.
  • Research on new and improved solution that is cost effective and efficient for use. 
  • Escalates anomalies in security solution performance as per set guidelines and take appropriate actions to mitigate any incidents. 
  • Liaise with SLCERTs locally and globally to respond to incidents and taking strategic preventive measures.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronics Engineering, IT or equivalent qualifications related to the field from a recognized university/institution. 
  • Having CISSP/CEH/CISA/Offensive security will be an added advantage. 
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant hands-on experience in information security engineering.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in cybersecurity incident management. 
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment, collaborating with other engineering teams.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proactive and the ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Skills required

Strong time management and organizational skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.