Information Security Engineer, User Admin at Interswitch

 Title: Information Security Engineer, User Admin | Location: Lagos |  type: Permanent  Department: Risk Management Group | Interswitch



  • To administer logical access for users across Interswitch systems and business applications and support with cryptographic keys implementation projects.
  • To execute governance strategy with reference to information security and IT risk management programme.
  • To review reports, consolidate information and produce information security and user admin processes and procedures.
  • To administer users’ logical access on systems and business application in line with policy and access control matrix.
  • To report progress to Information Lead, Security Governance and Strategy and provide support in reducing vulnerabilities.

User Administration:

  • Administer users logical access on systems and business application in line with provisions of the policy and access control matrix
  • Support the deployment and administration of token / 2 factor authentication services within the organization
  • Support day to day operations of access management (creation, modification, deletion etc.

For Users:

  • Coordinate the support and maintenance of secure user account and access administration processes in accordance with information security policies and procedure
  • Periodic review of user login activities for inactive or unused user profiles for deactivation
  • Provide input for security awareness based on identified risk in user management activities
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of access management systems in the Information security industry
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Team lead, Information Security Governance & Strategy.

Key Management:

  • Manage cryptography key management operations to support various projects and 3rd party integrations.

Social Engineering Test:

  • Administer social engineering tests, collate and analyze results and prepare reports for management.

Physical Access Control:

  • Administer users physical access to business areas.


  • First Degree in a numerate discipline – Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, etc
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Information Security, Financial or Payment industries
  • Proficiency with Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Architecting and reviewing Federated Single Sign-On using various open standards, particularly Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), OpenID or OAuth protocol
  • Proficient knowlegde of SQL database(DML ,DDL activities)
  • Proficient knowledge of core IT (Infrastructure, Applications)
  • Knowledge of Postilion and Postcard
  • Proficient knowledge of security methods, processes and tools
  • Proficient knowledge of key generation/Import/Export ceremony
  • Good strategic planning and management skills
  • Sound understanding of Cryptography and its application in electronic channels
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with business stakeholders
  • Sound conflict management skills
  • Good administrative and managerial ability
  • Customer-centricity
  • Creative, results-oriented and analytical with strong problem-solving capability.

Application Closing Date
18th June, 2021.

How to Apply
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