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About ATRA:

Afghanistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) is the independent regulator of the telecom
sector. It is responsible for implementing the Telecommunications Sector Policy and enforcing the
provisions of the Telecom Law. ATRA strives to create an enabling environment for the private sector to
invest in developing telecom and Internet infrastructure and services. ATRA aims to achieve an enabling
private sector-backed telecom market and services in Afghanistan through creating and enforcing
regulations, applying standards, providing universal access to the services, regulating the market,
overseeing and fostering competition in the telecom market– all in a non-discriminatory and transparent
manner. ATRA works closely with its stakeholders, the private sector, government entities and end-users
and telecom services recipients to improve the level playing field in the telecom and Internet domains in
Afghanistan.

Job Description:

● The system Security Expert takes care of the day-to-day operations and data structures by
overseeing the operational performance.
● Conducts threat and risk analysis and provides essential suggestions. The professional support
in performing research, testing, evaluation, and deployment of data security and system security
procedures
● Responsible for collecting and analyzing data and related security threats and assist in eliminating
risk, performance and capacity issues
● Security Expert creates own security tools, policies, HCLS and ways, and actively takes part
in the security architecture review of client technologies
● System Security Expert assists in designing and developing security features for system
architectures
● Design secure principles and optimize new technology services
● Communicate the system status and keep users informed of downtime or any preplanned
intentional or natural changes to the system
● Organize and conduct tests and “ethical hacks” of the existing security architecture
● Act as internal expert on matters relating to intrusion detection and incident response
● Keep technical knowledge current through continuing education
● Being able to detect all types of security intrusions and proactively preventing the possible
threats.

Job Requirements:

Skills, Qualifications, and Characteristics:
● Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s prefered, in in Computer Science, Telecom, software
engineering or related field
● At least 4 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s degree, and 2 years with Master’s
degree is required
● GCIA, GCIH and CISSP (or equivalent) certification (preferred)
● Professional Language Proficiency in National Languages of Pashto and Dari, as well as in
English
● Be an Afghan Citizen with no crime record.
Personal Skills:
● Extensive knowledge of current security risks and protocols
● Good analytical and problem solving skills
● Willingness to work on-call basis in the event of a security breach and other emergency
● Desire to self-educate on the ever-changing landscape of cyber security
● Forensic approach to challenges

Submission Guideline:

● All applications (CVs and cover letters) should be submitted via email to: jobs@atra.gov.af
Please, clearly indicate on the subject line the title of the position. Applications received after the
closing date will not be considered.
● The deadline for submission of the application is: November 03, 2020

Submission Email:

jobs@atra.gov.af

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