Manager - IP Security Operations Job in Nigeria

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager - IP Security Operations

Job Identification: 3914

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full-time
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Reports To: Senior Manager - Data and IP Services Support
Division: Network


  • To operate, maintain, and implement a highly effective and cost-efficient end-to-end network security framework within the MTNN voice and customer data networks.


  • Operate, maintain, and document IP security guidelines, procedures, and policies, and implement network security best practices.
  • Maintain and manage firewall, access list, and administration policies.
  • Testing protocols for new applications to prevent compromising security.
  • Implement policies for customer authentication.
  • Direct the development and enforcement of information security and privacy policies in compliance with MTNN and telecommunications regulations and standards.
  • Help establish and document IT security guidelines, procedures, and policies, and implement network security best practices.
  • Manage and document IP customer security requirements.
  • Assist in the planning and design of secure networks.
  • Scrutinize customer design and determine the impact on the MTN network in terms of security; assist customers in designing a secure solution for interaction between the customer system and MTN network.
  • Implementing redundancy and load balance solutions.
  • Deployment, installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of mission-critical enterprise firewalls, IPS, VPNs, and other technical controls.
  • Implement and maintain a suite of security metrics to enable the effectiveness of the security strategy and operation to be measured and related security issues to be understood and managed.
  • Enforce security policies in line with the CISO mandate.
  • Research on an ongoing basis on new technology trends to map internal MTN customers' needs to enabling technologies.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of enabling technologies.
  • Evaluate and trial new security solutions and technologies before deployment.
  • Create technology inputs for business cases and development plans specifically related to network security technologies.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets and requirements, and regular review of their training needs.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.


  • First Degree in any related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Possession of a professional qualification (CCNP, CEH, CCSA, CISSP, ITIL, CCIE) would be an advantage.


  • 6–13 years’ experience, which includes:
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization, with experience in supervising or managing others
  • Experience working in a medium- to large organization.
  • Experience in Networking Security Environment, including VPNs, Cisco ASA firewalls and Checkpoint firewalls, VPN solutions, IPsec, Fortinet, Tacacs+, Access-Lists, load balancing, and patch management
  • Proven network security architecture knowledge across multiple security domains.
  • Experience in multi-vendor network operations
  • Solid security experience is essential.

Application Closing Date
19th February, 2024 - 10:59 PM.

Method of Application
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