Information Security Engineer – User Access – Interswitch Group

Job Description

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, InfoSec 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.

Academic Qualification

  • A First Degree in a Numerate discipline – Computer Science, Engineering, Maths, etc

Professional Qualification(s):

  • At least 1 of the following will be an added advantage: Security+, ISo27001, ISO31000 Experience (Number of relevant years).
  • Minimum of 2years of 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 knowledge 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
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