Vulnerability Management Analyst at FirstBank

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services.

Vulnerability Management Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Identification: 101

Job Objective(s)

  • To identify security loopholes and vulnerabilities within the banks information systems

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular reviews of Banks network using manual/automated means to ensure that configurations meet best security practices
  • Carry out periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on Applications and Networks
  • Drive situational awareness to all staff and other stakeholders based on risk identification
  • Conduct payment card data discovery scans to ensure security of Card Holder data
  • Conduct internal and external Penetration tests on the Bank’s information systems and make recommendations to critical findings
  • Provide in-house information security consulting expertise to the Bank
  • Assist in all security operations aimed at identifying cyber-attacks on the Bank
  • Engage with vendors and third parties on the identification and remediation of vulnerabilities
  • Provide periodic report on the status of vulnerabilities in the Bank
  • review the security of critical systems (e.g., e-mail servers, Active Directory, applications databases etc.) and changes to sensitive security controls to ensure appropriate security balance and strength across the Bank.
  • Provide insight on Security defense and hardening practices
  • Research and keep up-to-date with hacking/defense techniques, exploits and countermeasures
  • Analyze and evaluate vulnerabilities for exploitability and relevance.
  • Engage with stakeholders on timelines for closure of vulnerabilities and advise on appropriateness
  • Comply with the principles and policies in the information security hand book.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Education: First Degree in Computer Science / Engineering, Higher Degrees / Professional Certificates


  • Minimum experience – Working knowledge of PCI DSS
  • Working knowledge of ISO 27001
  • Knowledge of the Security tools such as Qualys, Burp Suite, etc
  • Good Knowledge of Penetration testing tools.
  • Good knowledge of MS Windows and Linux
  • Good understanding of Best Practices Security architecture.
  • Working knowledge of penetration testing.
  • Good knowledge of network protocols including UDP/TCP/IP
  • Professional-level knowledge of Access control lists, NAT, routing and switching
  • Ability to review rule sets for firewalls
  • Good knowledge of firewalls, IDS and IPS
  • Good knowledge of network/application security and encryption models.

How to apply

Interested and qualified? Go to First Bank on to apply

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