Cloud & Information Security Analyst

Department: IT Infrastructure & Security
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Karachi

Job Summary:

The Cloud & Information Security Analyst is primarily responsible for ensuring the security of our On-premises & Cloud-based infrastructure and Information Systems. The incumbent will play a critical role in identifying potential security risks, implementing measures to mitigate those risks, and maintaining compliance with industry regulations and best practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cloud infrastructure, information security, and risk management.

What You’ll Do

  • Evaluate and assess the security posture of On-premises & cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and services.
  • Assess and implement security tools & controls for Cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud to enhance the organization’s security posture.
  • Configure and monitor On-premises & cloud security tools and services, including firewalls, IAM (Identity and Access Management policies & permissions).
  • Perform network administrative functions for WAN connectivity, International Sites and Multi-Homing Internet Gateways. Working with international and local carriers/ISPs for global peering and circuit installations.
  • Creating Policies, Custom-Categories, URL Filtering and adding/removing URLs from local categories on Palo Alto (5050, 3020, 200, Panorama) and Cisco ASA (5510, 5515, 5525x, 5545x).
  • Monitoring network through Cacti and firewall. Also, Managing Firewall, VPN and security profiles.
  • Hands on experience on Cisco and Dell Managed switch series.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain information security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Maintain InfoSec records as per ISO 27001 standards.
  • Lead & facilitate in ISO ISMS 27001 (2013 & 2022) Information security assessments and audits (Internal & External).
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and help prepare for audits, address security concerns, and provide recommendations.
  • Conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Stay up to date on emerging security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.
  • Provide guidance, support to internal teams, and conduct security awareness training for internal teams.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the organization’s security posture through risk analysis and mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor and analyze security alerts and events to identify and respond to security incidents.
  • Document security incidents and their resolution for future reference.
  • Management of M365 Infrastructure (Microsoft Admin Center, Intune) & Apps (SharePoint, OneDrive, Exchange, Teams).

What You’ll Need

  • Must have CCNA, ideally CCNP | Fortinet NSE | Palo Alto PCNSA
  • Must be well-versed with ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 27001:2022 Standards.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance frameworks such as HIPAA, NIST or GDPR, is a plus.
  • Proven experience in cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g., SQL, PowerShell) for automation and orchestration is a plus.
  • Must be energetic, motivated, and creative for project implementation and support.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably Computer Science
  • 2+ years of experience in Leading Information Security Audits.
  • 2-3+ years of experience in Cloud & On-premises Infrastructure, Network & System Administration.


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