54gene Cyber Security Engineer Jobs in Nigeria

54gene Cyber Security Engineer Jobs in Nigeria


  • We are looking to hire a Cyber Security Engineer with an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cyber security methodologies.

  • Cyber Security Engineers are expected to have a meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.

  • The Cyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.

  • Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Engineer, plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures for the protection of the Company’s data, computer systems, networks, applications, cloud and information.

  • Identify and define system security requirements; including identifying threats and developing suitable defense measures; evaluate system changes for security implications

  • Design security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs

  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices

  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities

  • Enable appropriate security controls to ensure the Company’s data and infrastructure are adequately protected

  • Develop technical solutions and high-level security tools to respond to security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks for continuous protection

  • Ensure timely reporting of breach and security incidents to Compliance & Data Protection Officer (C&DPO) and management;

  • Work closely and collaboratively with other members of the Compliance & Data Protection department as well as the Technology &
  • Engineering department to respond in a timely manner to all system and network security breaches

  • Monitor and investigate security breaches; manage and lead security incident response efforts; observe and respond to Intrusion Detection System cues and anti-virus alerts.

  • Monitor Company departments to identify any behavioral risks and security threat areas; working with the C&DPO in developing policies to ensure Company-wide culture of security.

  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

  • Perform regular Cyber security audits with recommendations for improvements

  • Be involved in implementing any privacy by design systems and reporting to the C&DPO
    Train and drive security awareness and implementation across the organization

  • Stay informed and up to date with current news and global trends in cyber security


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven work experience as a System Security Engineer or Information Security Engineer

  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems

  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security

  • Hands on experience in security
    systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, penetration testing etc

  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools

  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols

  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols

  • Good problem-solving skills with attention to detail and ability to work under pressure while maintaining a calm demeanor

  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication

  • Cross-cultural competency; ability to work with a diverse, global team

  • English fluency; fluency in French is a plus

  • Ability to learn in a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to coordinate and manage tasks and processes with minimal supervision

  • Strong sense of responsibility with keen attention to details

  • Good communication skills

    Education, Experience & Certifications

  • B.S or M.S degree in Computer Science and/or related field

  • 3 years minimum; 5+ years preferred work experience in the field of cyber security

  • Preferred experience in conducting audits to ensure no cyber security breaches

  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, swiftly changing entrepreneurial environment; experience in a biotech start up, or rapidly growing companies, preferred

  • Experience working in a company based in multiple locations; global experience preferred


  • Authorization to work in the Nigeria, the United States, and/or the United Kingdom
    Must live in one of the locations listed above
    Valid international travel documentation
    Occasional domestic and international travel may be required

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; 54gene Cyber Security Engineer Jobs in Nigeria

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