Junior Security Architect

Port Louis, Mauritius

IQ-EQ

Our know how and know you allows us to provide a comprehensive range of compliance, administration, asset and advisory services to investment funds, global

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Company Description

ABOUT IQ-EQ

We’re a leading Investor Services group offering end-to-end services in administration, accounting, reporting, regulatory and compliance needs of the investment sector worldwide. 

We employ a global workforce of 5,500+ people across 25 jurisdictions and have assets under administration (AUA) exceeding US$750 billion. We work with 13 of the world’s top 15 private equity firms.

Our services are underpinned by a Group-wide commitment to ESG and best-in-class technology including a global data platform and innovative proprietary tools supported by in-house experts.

Above all, what makes us different is our people. Operating as trusted partners to our clients, we deliver intelligent solutions through a combination of technical expertise and strong relationships based on deep client understanding. 

We’re driven by our Group purpose, to power people and possibilities.

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and talented Junior Security Architect to join our growing Information Security team. In this role, you will play a key role in designing, implementing, and maintaining our organisation's security posture. You will work closely with senior security professionals to identify and mitigate security risks, develop, and implement security controls, and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Responsibilities

  • Assist senior security architects in the design, implementation, and maintenance of secure IT infrastructure and applications
  • Analyze security requirements for new projects and initiatives and recommend appropriate security controls and measure
  • Evaluate security technologies, products, and solutions to assess their suitability for addressing specific security challenges
  • Provide support and guidance to IT teams during the implementation of security controls and measures, ensuring adherence to security standards and policies
  • Participate in the implementation and ongoing management of security controls, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and access control systems
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and security technologies
  • Assist with security incident response activities
  • Maintain documentation of security architectures, configurations, procedures, and incidents, and prepare reports for management and stakeholders as required

Qualifications

GISA Education/Training/Qualifications/Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Experience in information security or related field
  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-country professional services, financial services or BPO organisation with complex processing requirements
  • Multi-country experience and demonstrates an ability to work in a multi-cultural, talented, and demanding team environment
  • Possess the skills and the personality to operate effectively in a very fast-paced complex global business with an in-depth knowledge of program management
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and oral form, with staff members, customers, suppliers, and the management team with the ability to make decisions, act and get results
  • Passion, dynamism, and drive
  • Personal presence, integrity, and credibility
  • Ability to solve problems either independently or by utilising other members of the team where necessary

Additional Information

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU AND THE ENVIRONMENT

As a forward-looking business, sustainability is integral to our strategy and operations. Our sustainability depends on us building and maintaining meaningful, long-term relationships with all our stakeholders – including our employees, clients, and local communities – while also reducing our impact on our natural environment.

There is always more we can, and should do, to improve – whether in relation to our people, our clients, our planet, or our governance. Our ongoing success as a business depends on our sustainability and agility in a changing and challenging global landscape. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and diverse culture for our people, led by our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion steering committee.

Our learning and development programmes and systems (including PowerU and MyCampus) enable us to invest in growing our employees’ careers, while our hybrid working approach supports our employees in achieving balance and flexibility while remaining connected to their colleagues. We want to empower our 5,500+ employees - from 94 nationalities, speaking 41 languages across 25 countries - to each achieve their potential. Through IQ-EQ Launchpad we support women managers launching their first fund, in an environment where only 15% of all private equity and venture capital firms are gender balanced.

We’re committed to growing long-term relationships with our clients and supporting them in achieving their objectives. We understand that our client’s sustainability and success leads to our sustainability and success. We’re emotionally invested in our clients right from the beginning.

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Tags: Compliance Computer Science Firewalls Governance IDS Incident response Intrusion detection IPS IT infrastructure Strategy Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Team events

Region: Africa
Country: Mauritius
Job stats:  2  1  0
Category: Architecture Jobs

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