Information Security Officer

SpotOn Connections

Spoton Connections

We are seeking an experienced Information Security Officer to join our team in Malta. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coordinating information security system operations, implementing information security strategies, conducting audits and risk assessments, and ensuring compliance with industry standards. This is a hybrid work position, allowing flexibility between remote work and on-site presence as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate information security system operations, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of organizational information assets.
  • Organize, plan, and implement information security strategies to protect against potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct internal audits and risk assessments to identify weaknesses and recommend corrective actions.
  • Conduct disaster recovery test exercises in accordance with established security policies.
  • Perform, review, and schedule penetration testing and vulnerability scans to proactively identify security risks.
  • Engage with information security assessors during external audits and assessments.
  • Develop and maintain PCI and SSF certifications, ensuring compliance with the latest standards and requirements.
  • Participate in the design and documentation of new policies, processes, and best practices related to information security.
  • Ensure all employees receive up-to-date information security training and participate in educational activities to enhance risk and security awareness.
  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing security alerts and information, contributing to their resolution.
  • Review logging and housekeeping functions within the information security team.
  • Develop and maintain security documentation, including policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Assist with technical code reviews to identify and address security vulnerabilities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time to support the information security team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Specialized security certification such as CISSP is required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in IT security operations, design, and management.
  • In-depth knowledge of PCI-DSS, SSF, and ISO 27001 compliance standards.
  • Penetration testing certification and/or equivalent experience in ethical hacking.
  • Experience in liaising with external security auditors.
  • Ability to engage with staff, including technical personnel, to provide guidance and enforce compliance with security policies.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Meticulous, methodical, and accurate in completing tasks.
  • Customer and business-focused mindset.
  • Knowledge of networks and firewall configurations will be considered an asset.
  • Programming or scripting background is a plus.

We offer an attractive package commensurate with skills and experience for the selected candidates.

The job description provided is a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements for the Information Security Officer position. Specific duties and qualifications may vary depending on the organization and its security needs.

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