Cyber Security Specialist

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Posted on 07 May, 2024
Closing on 06 Jun, 2024

Job Description

 Organization: Almutakamila Yemeni Company for Electronic Financial Services 


  • Location: Sana’a, Yemen
  • Title: Cyber Security Specialist
  • Department: Technical Department
  • Reported To: CTO
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Dead-Line: 06/06/2024


ALMUTAKAMILA (Almutakamila Yemeni Company for Electronic Financial Services) is a startup national shareholding Fin-Tech company, established under Commercial Companies Law No. (22) of 1991. Almutakamila specializes in electronic financial services. It uses a unified, comprehensive, robust, secure, and interoperable electronic payment solution that supports all features according to the best user experience, which meets the customers’ requirements and facilitates their financial transactions and daily life.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement security protocols for portfolio financial transactions.
  • Preparing information security policies, and ensuring their implementation.
  • Monitor system security and respond to security breaches.
  • Conduct regular security audits and assess vulnerabilities.
  • Keep up with the latest security threats in financial technology.
  • Collaborate with other teams, such as IT and compliance teams, to ensure overall platform security.
  • Learn about mobile security best practices, encryption technologies, and mobile payment technologies.
  • Create and maintain disaster recovery plans, incident response plans, and other security-related documents.
  • Keeping abreast of legal and regulatory requirements related to financial technology and cybersecurity systems.
  • Provide training to employees on application security best practices.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Researching and recommending new security technologies and solutions to improve the security of financial systems.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and partners from the side of application security.
  • Assisting in establishing and developing security policies, standards, and procedures, and ensuring their implementation.
  • Participate in incident response and investigations as needed.
  • Be aware of the latest security trends and threats in the financial industry and adapt security measures accordingly
  • Familiar with mobile application security and secure encryption practices.
  • Continue to review the security status of systems and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide direction and guidance to other team members on security best practices.
  • Perform penetration testing and security testing to identify vulnerabilities in systems and assist in resolving problems.
  • To be part of incident response teams and deal with security incidents as they occur.
  • Assist in other tasks upon request. 

Qualifications for Cyber Security Specialist:

  • University Degree in Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering.
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience.
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network-related fields are a plus.
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or Kubernetes.
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols.
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and DevOps tools is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.
  • Documenting with flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and code/script comments.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Energy, self-motivation, a can-do, and a collaborative approach.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of the basics of encryption and decryption of Ransomware.
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as Python and .NET
  • Knowledge of the basics of reverse engineering.
  • The ability to deal with database environments and understand their mechanism of action.

If this sounds like you, apply for the role in our Company!  All applications will be treated strictly confidential. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit the link below: 

  • Fill in the form and submit it
  • Upload supporting documents for example: Training Certificates, CV, etc.
  • Important Note: After submitting your request, we will email you confirmation. Please, open your email and confirm your request.

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