IT Information Security Specialist at Namibia Statistics Agency

Posted by | May 9, 2023 | IT Jobs

Duty Description

  • Implementing information security policies and procedures to protect the organization’s information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction.
  • Conducting risk assessments to identify and assess potential risks to the organization’s information systems, and then develop strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Monitoring and analyzing security events to identify and respond to potential security threats.
  • Manage the implementation, operation, and maintenance of security tools and technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and antivirus software.
  • Conducting security awareness training for employees and all Census staff to ensure they are aware of security risks and how to prevent security incidents.
  • The specialist should investigate security incidents to determine the cause and prevent future incidents from occurring.
  • To ensure that the organization complies with relevant information security regulations and standards.
  • To develop and maintain an incident response plan to ensure that the organization can respond quickly and effectively to security incidents.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with specialization in Cybersecurity, Information security or a related field.
  • Certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CompTIA Security+ may be preferred or required.
  • One year working experience in information security
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license for a minimum of at least two (2) years.
  • Please note that the position requires the frequent use of a personal computer. Therefore, brining your own laptop will be an added advantage.

Added Advantages | Special Requirement(s)

  • Knowledge of operating systems, networking, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, antivirus software, and other security-related technologies
  • Ability to assess risks and vulnerabilities to information systems and networks
  • Practical experience in Incident response
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about security policies and procedures.
  • Awareness of Compliance and regulatory requirements

Closing Date: 16 May 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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