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Security Engineer

Lagos, Nigeria
USD 170,000
May 27, 2020

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Phone: 080********-** Oladejo Street, Alagbole. Ogun

Information Technology Security Specialist/Technical support

Implement, monitor and support information systems security solutions

IT security specialist with a passion and talent for aligning security architecture, plans, controls, processes, policies and procedures with security standards and operational goals.

Project leader with proven experience directing all phases of complex projects while managing, motivating and mentoring global team members.

Extensive experience developing and testing security architectures of cloud-based systems.


Soft Solutions Limited, 16A Residence Road, Gbagada Phase II Jan 2019– date

Network Security/Presales Engineer.

Network Security

Expertise across a variety of security products including firewalls, URL filtering, information security, Vulnerability assessment, Penetration test and virus protection.

Participate in security audits and security log analysis for Clients as required by them.

Identify current and emerging technology issues including security trends, vulnerabilities and threats as required by Clients.

Conduct proactive research to analyse security weaknesses (within the Client environment) and recommend appropriate strategies.

Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.


Participate in conferences, shows, exhibitions when appropriate and requested on behalf of the company.

Proactively scope the technical solution required to address Client’s requirements, assess Client’s met and unmet needs, and recommend optimum solutions, ensuring appropriate support for any proposed / ongoing project.

Provide Presales technical, functional support in a range of products & services as required by Clients.

Use technical skills to demonstrate to potential Clients the usefulness of the product or service and how it may suit the Client better than competing products.

Work with the sales team to upsell and cross-sell Clients into broader products and services for the company.

Develop relationships with Partners, creating trusted long-term relationships and generating opportunities.

To directly manage all pre-sales activities which includes ensuring first class presentations / demos, managing successful pilots, proof of concepts and proof of values.

Robert Johnson Technologies Limited, 286, Ikorodu Road, Anthony July 2014 – Dec 2018

IT Security specialist & Technical Support.


Installation and maintenance of security software

Instructing computer users on security

Ensuring networks are free of breaches

Plan and execute the protection of information found on computers and data networks

Identifies potential information and network security vulnerabilities.

Develops and implements solutions to mitigate risks and enhance system security.

Investigates and recommends security technologies including firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection, VPN, and managed security services.

Analyses and resolves data, application, computer, and network security problems and issues.

Administers security policies to control access to systems.

Lexmark MPS (Managed Print Service), Data pulling, Billing.

Cloud Security.

Flash I.T. Solutions, Gbagada. Lagos Feb 2012 – June 2014

Technical Helpdesk.

Front Helpdesk functions for the company in relating to all customers.

The first line of support to customers on issues relating to customer satisfaction, enquires and complaints.

Intercontinental Bank Plc, Opebi, ikeja. Lagos Nov 2006 – Oct 2007


Bulk telling.

Work with funds transfer desk to ensure that customers are attended to on time.

Attend to cheques which are taken for clearing.

Raising of drafts requested upon by customers.

Goldlink insurance Company, Maryland, Lagos Jan 2005 – Mar 2005

Installation and updating of antivirus in systems in different departments of the organization.

Maintenance of systems in the organization.

Installing, configuring, and administering Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/Server 2003.

Executing backup, data recovery, and preventive maintenance in addition to routine software installation and troubleshooting functions.

Key Professional Qualifications

Hp Accredited Platform Specialist (Hp-APS)

*(Hp commercial Desktops, Workstations & Notebooks)

*(Hp LaserJet Fundamentals)

Kaspersky lab Certified Professional (13/10/14)

Panda Security Certified Partner (Panda Partner Center Technical Training) (13/03/18)

Panda Security Certified Partner (Adaptive Defense 360 Technical Training) (14/03/18)

Comodo one Fundamentals Certified (15/03/2018)

Comodo One IT & Security Manager Certified (19/03/2018)

McAfee Certified Product Specialist (Endpoint Security (ENS)) (18/10/2019)

CNSS Certified Network Security Specialist (ICSI) (May 2020)

eMarketing institute Certifications ( Web Analytics, Search Engine Optimization, etc)

Forcepoint Partner Web Security Pre-Sales Engineer Level 1 (17/05/2020)

Forcepoint Partner NGFW Pre-Sales Engineer Level 1 (17/05/2020)

Fortinet NSE 1 Network Security Associate (17/05/2020)

Fortinet NSE 2 Network Security Associate (18/05/2020)

Acunetix Certified (21/05/2020)

Scrum Fundamentals Certified (22/05/2020)


2011 B.Tech., Computer Engineering (Second Class Upper)

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho.

2011 National Youth Service Corps. (NYSC)

2009 HND in Computer Science, (Upper Credit)

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti.

2001 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WAEC)

Immaculate Heart Comprehensive High School, Maryland.

Training and Development

Hp Certified professional courses at Hp (Nigeria) Ltd, Victoria Island. Lagos.

Kaspersky Lab Certified Professional (Kaspersky Lab Data-Security Specialist)

Panda Security Solutions

Comodo IT & Security Manager

McAfee Products (ePO, ENS, DLP, Drive Encryption, SIEM (McAfee ESM), Application Control etc)

Rapid7 Products (Nexpose, AppSpider, Metasploit)

CNSS Certified Network Security Specialist (International Cybersecurity Institute, UK)

eMarketing Institute certifications

Forcepoint Global Training

Fortinet Products Training

Acunetix User Test


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