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11 Jul 2019

Full-time Senior Officer – Cyber Security at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC PLC)

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc), a reputable Electricity Distribution Company in Nigeria (backed by international investors and shareholders), is currently seeking experienced professionals to fill the vacant position below:

The Job : Senior Officer – Cyber Security

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

  • The role of this job holder is to ensure All ICT assets are specified, developed, deployed, maintained and operated to the highest well-known Information Security standards that foster a risk-mitigated business environment.
  • Carry out activities that enhance the security posture of the organisation.

Key Roles / Responsibilities
Design, specify, deploy, operate and maintain IT assets to high security standards. Enforce cyber secure practices within the organization. Develop and deploy technical solutions that mitigate security vulnerabilities:

  • Solve strategic and operational security issues
  • Own key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
  • Implement corporate security standards, policies and practices fostering security awareness for all stakeholders and enhancing the organization’s maturity
  • Enforce data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets, ensure access compliance to high security ICT infrastructure – i.e. data centres/ data archive centres.
  • Contribute to Budget Preparation
  • Carry out Security Audits, Risk Analysis, Application and System Level Vulnerability Testing, Code Reviews, Patch Management
  • Research and Identify New Cyber Attack Risks from Industry Specific, Local and Global Perspectives
  • Carry out Discreet Audits on CCTV & Access Control Systems Operate in a 24/7 Security Operations Centre


  • Provides Technical leadership for the Cyber Security Team
  • Build strong team to meet Corporate Cyber Security Requirements
  • Lead and mentor Team to ensure Professional growth


  • BSc./HND in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics and other Physical Science courses.
  • CCNP, CISA, CISSP/ CEH, Security or equivalent certifications will be an added advantage
  • Infrastructure and Networking Knowledge Essential
  • Software development background desirable


  • Application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years cognate experience.
  • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 Domains, COBIT Framework and Their Implementation

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Developed People Skills.
  • Highly Agile with Ability to Work Extra Hours at Short Notice
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Good Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking Skills.
  • Good Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self-Motivated with Focus on Results within Tight Deadlines

How To Apply

The Cover Letter should be addressed to:
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way,
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT.
 The Director, Corporate Services.


  • All applications should include curriculum vitae and a cover letter.
  • The subject of your application should be position applied for. Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.
  • Only soft copy of applications will be treated and shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview

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Job Categories: Management Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: \, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) jobs, and Senior Officer - Cyber Security jobs. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000 and N400,000 - N600,000.


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