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Job: IT Security Specialist

LOLC (CAMBODIA), Plc. is one of the top licensed microfinance institutions in Cambodia with a social vision and a business orientation that provides entrepreneurs and families at the base of the socio-economic pyramid with economic opportunities to transform the quality of their lives and their communities through the provision of effective and sustainable client-empowering financial services. Currently, LOLC serves more than 258,904 clients with loans outstanding of more than 770 million USD.

To support the rapid growth of our operations, LOLC is recruiting one (01) IT Security Specialist To be based at Head Office (Phnom Penh).
POSITION: IT Security Specialist (1 positions)
LOCATION: Head Office (Phnom Penh,1 positions)

Duties and Responsibilities:

+++ Operational +++
Write/Update IT policy/security system procedures/guideline/policies.
Preparing, testing and update Business contingency plan with disaster recovery procedures (BCP).
Awareness of internal policies and other legal requirements and update on time all any inactive action.
Researching advancements in IT security technologies.
Self-improve knowledge about IT security and searching for seminars/courses for improving skills.
Determines, recommends improvements to the systems to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the system.
Assist in assessment of the training needs, coordinate, direct and participate in the training/refresh (branch users) in the use of software.
Follow up any SW/HW licenses related to information security infrastructure/tools.
Provide recommendation on IT security for new IT project or system.
Develop and maintains about IT security plan for future needed.
Understand and perform IT Security Risk Assessments.
+++ Technical +++
Assist in administration/setup all IT security systems and security aspects of other network activity.
Carry out periodic reviews/audits on the user creation/termination process and dormant profile reviews.
Monitoring physical security of IT premises, compliance with IT security policy, procedure with other third parties and server room.
Manage and fix all security issues.
Monitor and assist in management of all security, wireless, DHCP, BYOD devices to ensure required security controls are implemented.
Check and control to log file and data information to make it is safe and usable.
Check and monitor all system configurations comply with IT security standards.

Qualification and Requirements:

+++ What We Seek from You+++
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related fields.
Preferably with a minimum of 3 years of MFIs/banking or related fields
PC / Networking expert: HW, SW, OS, virtualization, LAN/WAN.
Excellent knowledge of security incidents/intrusions, information technology systems and IT & information security, both theory and practice.
Excellent understanding of security issues, problems, utilities, techniques and solutions.
Good communication skill and strong skills in monitoring and troubleshooting.
Fluency in written and oral English.
Ability to work under pressure.
+++ What You Will Get from Us +++
The chosen candidate will undergo a comprehensive guidance on IT security international standard and will work closely with LOLC Group. 
Will be working with experts in Software Development, Core banking, System Admin team and other related departments to share the experience.
Exposure on all IT aspects such as IT Security, Systems, Microfinance Products, etc. 
Flexible working hours (Conditions Apply).
Local and foreign training opportunities conducted by Certified Trainers/LOLC Group. 
An attractive package with other benefits such as medical facilities, Staff loan facilities, etc. 

Remuneration:LOLC offers competitive remuneration to employees such as Khmer New Year Bonus, Pchum Ben Bonus, year-end bonus, annual salary increase, medical allowance, personal accident insurance, training and career development opportunities, and a good working environment that are fully compliant with Cambodia Labor Law. 

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a CV, Cover Letter, and recent passport photograph, clearly mentioning the position and location applied for, to any nearby LOLC office or to the Human Resources Department at #666B, street 271, Sangkat Phsar Daeum Thkov, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh or email to by October 25, 2019 For further information, please visit:

Applicants submitted via email should follow the below guideline: 
1. Email subject must be: Applying for (position title) (Ex: Applying for Credit Officer); 
2. CV & Cover letter must be combined in one PDF or MS Word file and not exceed 5MB; and
3. Supporting documents are not required.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Submitted applications will not be returned.

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Mr. OU Phannarith is one of the well-known cybersecurity experts in Cambodia and the region. He is the founder of the first leading information security website ( in Cambodia. He has been invited to present in global conferences, forums, and seminars and he was awarded in Information Security Leadership Achievements (ISLA) in 2016 by (ISC)2 and in December 2012 as one of the top 10 Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) in ASEAN by the International Data Group (IDG). Mr. OU has been the Professor specializing in Cybersecurity.

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