Cybersecurity Engineer

Cairo, Egypt

Khazna Tech

Khazna is a digital benefits app, offering corporate employees financial solutions through a mobile application. Khazna allows employees to use the earned portion of their salary to meet their financial needs throughout the month.

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Company Description

About Khazna

Khazna was founded in April 2019 with a mission to improve the financial well-being of 20M+ underbanked Egyptians who have little access to formal financial services by providing access to convenient, effective, and secure smartphone-based financial services.

The company is led by a team with over 50 years of combined global experience in finance, corporate strategy, and technology. Furthermore, the company has also closed an initial round of funding from leading local and international fintech funds and investors.

If you are ready to join a fast-growing company in the FinTech field with competitive packages, a friendly work environment, and an opportunity to change the world, well Khazna is currently hiring!

Job Description

We are looking for a cybersecurity engineer with an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cybersecurity methodologies. Cyber security engineers are expected to have an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, and Security Audits (PCI, ISO, NIST …etc). Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems, and troubleshooting of the network.


  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring, and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organization's data, systems, and networks.

  • Troubleshooting security and network problems.

  • Responding to all system and/or network security alerts.

  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.

  • Participating in the change management process.

  • Testing and identifying network, system and software vulnerabilities.

  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting, and communication with the relevant departments in the organization.

  • Own the cyber security best practices guidelines and audits for the application development team, along with infrastructure related teams (DevOps/ IT).
  • Ensuring the security controls and practices are well followed during the software development lifecycle.
  • Analyze application functional/non-functional business requirements versus possible security risks.


Technical Skills

  • A degree in computer science, IT, systems engineering, or related qualification.

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with incident detection, incident response, and certification/compliance process (PCI, ISO, NIST) ownership

  • Experience with one or more configuration management systems

  • Experience with log analysis and monitoring solutions

  • Proven ability to implement secure and highly available infrastructure services

  • Proven hands-on experience of Cybersecurity standards and open source technologies

  • Good understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum)

  • Good understanding of core Internet technologies; TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS

  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance) and Endpoint Security.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English 

  • Rigorous and speak with data

  • Results oriented and team spirit focus

  • Capacity to deep dive when needed to support

  • Capacity to anticipate and manage technical risks

  • Responsible, Committed and Proactive

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Tags: Agile Audits Compliance Computer Science DevOps DNS Endpoint security Finance FinTech Firewalls IDS Incident response IPS Log analysis Monitoring Network security NIST Open Source Scrum SDLC Strategy TCP/IP VPN Vulnerabilities

Region: Middle East
Country: Egypt
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