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Information Security Head - Manager


₱ 120,000.00 monthly ·  Pasig, National Capital Region ·  5 days ago (updated)

WeLink Management Consultancy Services

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  • Description

  • WeLink MCS is currently hiring for an Information Security Head (Managerial Level) on behalf of a client partner in the Financial / Retails Industry.

    Job Summary:

    The Information Security Head takes responsibility for overseeing and controlling all aspects of computer security in a business. The job entails planning and carrying out security measures that will protect a business’s data and information from deliberate attacks, unauthorized access, corruption and theft. The ISH is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected, which includes duties in identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the enterprise.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    - Provides information security awareness training to organization personnel

    - Creates and manages security strategies

    - Oversees information security audits, whether by performed by organization or third-party personnel

    - Oversees security team members and all other information security personnel

    - Provides training to information security personnel during onboarding

    - Evaluates department budget and costs associated with technological training

    - Assesses current technology architecture for vulnerabilities, weaknesses and for possible upgrades or improvement

    - Establishes and oversees technological upgrades, improvements and major changes to the information security environment

    - Serves as a focal point of contact for the information security team and the customer or organization

    - Leads and configures physical security, disaster recovery and data backup systems

    - Communicates information security goals and new programs effectively with other department managers within the organization

    - Assesses the risks to computer systems and planning to minimize possible threats

    - Upgrades existing security systems or designs new ones

    - Tests security products and evaluates them

    - Simulates security breaches to test procedures

    - Makes plans for disaster recovery in case security is breached

    - Carries out corrective actions in the event of a breach

    - Looks for weak points in the system and secures them

    - Ensures that international and national network security standards are met

    - Prepares technical documentation and reports for users and managers


    - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or any related sciences

    - With 5-7 years of solid experience with big data platforms and tools is preferred but not mandatory

    - Good communication, teamwork and negotiation skills

    - Must have a strong background in information technology with a clear understanding of the challenges of information security

    - Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify and fix security risks

    - Experienced with full understanding and awareness of security issues

    - Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

    - Previous experience as an InfoSec

    - Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering

    - Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods

    - Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures

    - Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods

    - Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures

    - Professional experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications

    - Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management

    - Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software

    - Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions to include File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss


  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: Bachelor´s Degree
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Information Security Head

  • Pasig, National Capital Region

  • Company

    WeLink Management Consultancy Services
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Salary

    ₱ 120,000.00 monthly

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