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State Bank of Pakistan
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State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the Central Bank, is looking for talented and energetic candidates for the following contractual positions in the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer, based at Karachi


Cyber Security/SOC Analyst

Key responsibilities of the incumbent will include, but not limited to, the following:

Real time monitoring of security controls and logging solutions to recognize problem and identify abnormalities and violations.

Observe user activities, review logs, report breaches and exceptions on regular basis.

Monitor real-time interfaces of critical security controls like SIEM, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, and Antivirus etc.

Conduct vulnerability assessment and penetration testing exercises to identify and patch software vulnerabilities.

Coordinate with IT teams, business departments, consultants and external organizations on cyber security related matters.

Analysis of security controls of IT infrastructure and report vulnerabilities and weakness.

Perform threat hunting using different threat intelligence tools and SIEM.

Collect IOCs from different threat intelligence sharing sources and block after verification and validation.

Perform basic digital forensics and related examination on reported or identified security incidents.
Prepare cyber security reports for different internal and external stakeholders.

 Eligibility Criteria:


Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree (minimum 16 years of education) in Cyber Security, Computer Sciences/Engineering, Telecommunication, or other relevant field from HEC recognized university or from a reputable foreign university.

International IT Security certifications (CISSP, CEH, CHFI, CIH, CPTE, CISM etc.) will be an added advantage.


Maximum 32 years, as of the date of submission of application. Relaxation up to 2 years may be allowed in case of additional relevant experience.

Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience in cyber security domain.

Hands on experience of security controls i.e. SIEM, Next Generation Firewall, IDS/IPS, Endpoint Security solutions and EDR.

 Link to Apply:


  Competitive compensation package, as per State Bank rules.

 Application Procedure

Interested candidates meeting the above-mentioned eligibility criteria may submit their applications online on The system generated application form may be shared through surface mail addressed to Ms. Anum Hamid, Deputy Director, Resource Management, HRD, State Bank of Pakistan, 10th Floor, SBP Main Building, I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi with the applied position written on top right of the envelop. Last date of application submission is October 3, 2022. Applications, which are not in accordance with defined requirements in the advertisement, will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females & Transgender persons are encouraged to apply

Misinformation and any attempt to influence the selection process will be considered a definite disqualification for current as well as for all future recruitments in the Bank, even if the candidate is otherwise eligible.

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