Nafasi ya kazi :- Specialist; Cyber Forensics at NMB Bank June, 2024


Specialist; Cyber Forensics (1 Position(s))

Job Purpose:

Support the bank in fighting against cyber related fraud and developing a robust fraud management plan aiming at identifying cyber risks and loopholes in bank’s system, products and service as well as operating procedures.
Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and enhancement of control frameworks to the entire enterprise with the view of controlling and monitoring cyber related fraud.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of Investigation team aiming at yielding expertise from digital related investigation and provide technical findings to support comprehensive investigation report.
  • Being proactive in exercising cyber control and prevent cyber related risk issues.
  • Perform cyber related investigations and advice on improvement of cyber security.
  • Ensure appropriate data handling and documentation of digital evidence, in order to maintain data integrity throughout the investigation process.
  • Analyze, report and monitor loopholes in the bank’s systems with a view of advising appropriate measures to be taken by management.
  • Making follow up on matters relating to system and business processes to ensure system shortfalls are timely fixed by responsible units.
  • Investigate possible security violations, develop impact analysis and recommendations to address issues.
  • Participate in performing security assessments and attestations with the new bank’s system and application before launch.
  • Fully monitor cyber related fraud incidents and perform root cause analysis to determine trends and pattern of perpetrators.
  • Participate in joint venture with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all raised cyber issues are resolved timely and act as liaison officer to Law Enforcement Agencies (such as Police, PCCB and DPP) whenever there is a need of cyber related information.
  • Assist with the fraud controls implementation of new business processes and solutions.
  • Contribute to the review of fraud risk assessments, scenario analysis and new product or change initiatives.
  • Provide relevant fraud trainings to develop and maintain knowledge, skills and capacity.
  • Develop close working relationships with business lines and other key groups (including Technology, IT Risk and other FCC teams) to aid the detection, prevention and proactive response to threats.
  • Maintain a current understanding of the financial crime compliance policies and procedures, industry best practices, criminal typology and developing trends.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of tools, techniques and procedures associated with online account takeover activity, payment card fraud, merchant and point-of-sale compromises, financial malware, crypto currency, social engineering schemes and other cyber related fraud types.
  • Strong knowledge of online banking and payment products / services.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of financial crime risk management practices and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills; drive for results.
  • Forensics investigation skills.
  • Stakeholders management.
  • Self-management/ Organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral/written), presentation and reporting skills.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Digital Forensics, Information Technology, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Proficiency in Information Technology is a must.
  • Professional qualifications in financial crime compliance (e.g. CAMS / CFE) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in conducting financial crime related investigations, including frauds.
  • Cyber threat and/ or cybersecurity experience.
  • Experience in Digital Forensic tools, methodologies and protocols.NMB Bank Plc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and achieving a gender balanced workforce.
    Female candidates and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
    NMB Bank Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job opening date :25-Jun-2024

Job closing date :09-Jul-2024