IT Security Engineer at Dancom Technologies Limited – Dangote Group

Dancom Technologies Limited, a proud member of the Dangote Group, specializes in providing comprehensive IT services to the organization.

These services encompass data center and server operations, network operations, infrastructure support, IT Service Desk, and end user support.

We currently have a job opening for the position of IT Security Engineer based in Lagos on a full-time basis.

Job Title: IT Security Engineer
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time


The primary objective of this role is to ensure a secure IT environment for Dangote by developing and maintaining the Group’s security architecture. The IT Security Engineer will play a pivotal role in addressing security requirements throughout the development and acquisition lifecycles for all assets.


  1. Identity and Access Management: Manage and monitor privileged identities and access within the Group.
  2. Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing: Conduct assessments and testing to identify potential security weaknesses in infrastructure and applications.
  3. Application and Database Security: Define, implement, assess, and maintain controls to protect software, applications, and manage database activities.
  4. Deploying and Managing Security Tools: Design and implement scalable, reliable, and user-friendly security solutions. Configure and maintain security tools like firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and SIEM systems.
  5. IT Security Governance: Develop and implement security policies and procedures for compliance with industry standards and regulations. Support Group-wide IT security audit exercises and review policies, providing advice on IT risk findings.
  6. Security Automation: Utilize systems like Microsoft Sentinel to create automations and playbooks for security incident response. Employ open-source tools for automating repetitive tasks as needed.

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.Sc./HND in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5 – 8 years of working experience in a similar or related position.
  • Relevant certifications such as MS-500, AZ-500, GSEC, CompTIA, (ISC)2, or other relevant security certificates.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related technical field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in IT security, preferably in a construction-facing industry.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, or any security certification.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing security solutions, protocols, and risk management practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of security frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001/2, HIPAA, and PCI DSS.
  • Knowledge of network and security technologies including firewalls, IDS/IPS, VPN, anti-virus, and encryption.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Competencies, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Strong technical skills in Infrastructure, Application, Network, cloud security, Identity & access management, and security automation.
  • Deep understanding and familiarity with security frameworks and standards such as NIST, NDPR, ISO27001, etc.
  • Familiarity with PIM/PAM software (e.g., CyberArk) and SIEM software (e.g., Microsoft Sentinel).
  • Experience in Vulnerability Management and Penetration testing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Bonus

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.