Executive IT Information Security

at Zong
Location Islamabad, Pakistan
Date Posted December 1, 2020
Category Information Technology Jobs in Pakistan
Job Type Full-time
Education Requirement Bachelors / Masters
Career Level Associate
Experience +5 Years
Base Salary Competitive Salary
Street address Islamabad


Job Purpose


This role would be responsible for Applications, Systems, and Network components vulnerability Assessments and follow up on these vulnerabilities for timely fixation.

Job Responsibilities


  • Build security during the development stages of software systems, Infrastructure, and data centers to defend against malicious activities.
  • Continuous assessment of existing software systems, applications, portals, network & infrastructure to identify the vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Assessment of Android and IOS based mobile Apps and their integrations with mission-critical IT Systems.
  • Evaluation of the integration process of IT systems with external entities through APIs, MMLs, SOAP, etc.
  • Build a plan to mitigate the vulnerabilities and risks identified during assessment exercises.
  • Scriptwriting using (Ruby, Python, PHP, ASP, JavaScript, etc.) as per requirement for security assessments.
  • Identification of OS & DB related vulnerabilities and write scripts to extract the list of users in Databases & Operating Systems.
  • Project implementation of IT security-related projects and ensure that the best possible configurations are applied in the IT security elements.
  • Forensic analysis of IT security incidents.
  • Strong Analytical skills to analyze behavior, logs, and events in network security devices like NG Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, and Web Application Firewalls.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations to management regarding the adequacy of the security controls.

Job Specific Skills


  • Must have a proven track record of performing a comprehensive security assessment of IT systems.
  • Must have a proven track record of implementation of IT security vulnerability mitigation plans.
  • Must have a strong background in network and network security-related concepts.
  • Must be “Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) “certified.
  • Must be familiar with ISO27001 / 27002, COBIT & ITIL.

Job Generic Skills


  • Business Communication & Presentation Skills.
  • Strong analytical skills & Effective communication skills.
  • Proactive, solution-focused, and service-oriented.
  • Interactive personality with relationship building ability.
  • Have the ability to work under challenging environments and sustain pressures.
  • Result-oriented, self-motivated and meets targets on time.



  • MS in Information Security or BS in Computer Science / IT / Engineering


Work Experience (Years)*

  •  Minimum 5 years’ of experience in relevant technologies.
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