Information Security Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.


Job Purpose

The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for implementing security principles for all critical infrastructure for INFRATEL and across all its service offerings. The officer shall ensure complete adherence to security principles and standards as guided by best practice and certifications held by INFRATEL. The Officer shall provide analyze all security incidents and make full disclosure for resolution. The Officer shall provide cybersecurity advisory to customers so that their assets are protected against imminent cyberthreats.

Key Responsibilities

Vulnerability Assessment 

  • Conduct regular cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of applications, web sites and infrastructure components
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Implement Security in all systems

Security Policy and Procedures

  • Assist in developing and maintaining a formal cyber threat intelligence programme through the collection, correlation and analysis of log events/information Develop, review, implement and maintain the ICT Security Strategy, Policy and Processes
  • Ensure Data Centre Physical Security
  • Monitor Video Footage for all Data Centers

Develop Risk Assessment and Conduct Penetration test

  • Conduct IT Risk Assessments and Compliance
  • Conduct periodical penetration tests for systems

Business Continuity 

  • Establish, implement and maintain an IT business continuity management methodology

Software Quality Assurance   

  • Support developers to ensure security is embedded in all software developed solutions

Security Awareness

  • Conduct regular employee security awareness programmes
  • Implement security initiatives

Information security management framework 

  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO 27001, COBIT, Uptime Institute, PCI DSS
  • Maintain all processes for which INFRATEL Corporation is certified for
  • Responds to cybersecurity incidents


  • Provide periodical reports for all operations

Management Updates

  • Provide and advise management on information security matters
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity/IT/Computer Science or any relevant field
  • Professional Qualifications in CISSP/CISP or any cybersecurity certification will be an added advantage
  • Member of ICTAZ
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Information Technology experience with a focus on Cyber Security and Quality Assurance
Competencies required for this Role

Key Knowledge  

  • Good knowledge of network security
  • Incident Response Management
  • Good knowledge of vulnerability management and penetesting
  • Good knowledge of threat management
  • Good knowledge of cybersecurity intelligence and analysis
  • Extensive technical knowledge in Cyber Security management and quality assurance
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows Systems

Key Skills

  • Strategic & critical thinking and acting
  • Ability to collaborate and work with a team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong background in various aspects of software development
  • Good customer support skills
  • Project Management

Key Attributes/Competencies     

  • Logical thinking and problem solving
  • Highly proven ethical conduct and free from criminal record; and
  • Highly computer literate and presentation skills.
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