Senior Information Security Officer


INF 4 – Senior Information Security Officer (1)

Employment Type: Permanent & Pensionable
Location: Lusaka Province
Closing Date: July 15, 2024

Responsible for information and data security implementation. He/She shall be the cybersecurity officer for INFRATEL. The officer shall ensure complete adherence to data security principles and standards both for the data center as well as clients. The Officer will ensure security compliance of all application by conducting regular vulnerability assessments. The Officer will ensure that all third-party applications and devices comply with the security standards adopted by INFRATEL.

Key Responsibilities
Vulnerability Assessment

  • Conduct regular cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of applications, web sites and infrastructure components.
  • Advise the Data Centre and Implement Security in all systems.

Security Policy and Procedures

  • Develop and maintain 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
  • Maintain 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

  • Liaise with 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, PCIDSS
  • 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.
  • Full Grade 12 Certificate

  • 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 is mandatory
  • Good knowledge of network security.
  • Good knowledge of vulnerability management.
  • 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.
  • leadership skills for management and development of staff.
  • 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.
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving
  • Highly proven ethical conduct and free from criminal record; and
  • Highly computer literate and presentation skills..
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Information Technology experience with a focus on Security and Quality Assurance

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