Arifu Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Arifu Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Job Description:

Working closely across teams at Arifu, theISS will:

● Draft security policies and guidelines: Work with CTO & COO to update relevant documentation related to GDPR, Data Access Policies and Information Security Policies.

● Serve as a security expert and conduct training when needed.

● Design and implement safety measures, early warning systems and data recovery plans.

● Analyze IT specifications to assess security risks.

● Analyze existing security systems and make recommendations for changes or improvements.

● Communicate the system status and keep users informed of downtime or changes to the production system.

● Secure networks through firewalls/VPNs, password protection and other systems, including inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access.

● Install, configure and upgrade security software (e.g. antivirus programs) and remote asset management software.

● Upgrade systems regularly to remain secure Arifu’s digital assets; provide system updates and write code fixes application level vulnerabilities using security libraries (e.g. Sqreen).

● Monitor network activity to identify issues early, provide early warning of abnormalities or
problems and escalate them to CTO.

● Act on privacy breaches and malware threats, in the event that a security breach does occur, prepare reports and action plans to prevent future breaches.

● Organize and conduct tests and “ethical hacks” of the existing security architecture,

Basic Qualifications:

The ISS should have the following:

● BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; professional
certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP, AWS CSS) is a plus.

● Proven experience as a ICS Specialist (5+ years), knowledge of current security risks and
protocols (deep working knowledge of AWS security tools).

● Willingness to work through the problem (any time of the day) in the event of a security breach or other emergency, keeping the CTO informed and seeking decision/approvals.

● Ability to work under supervision, as well as the ability to take independent initiative when
needed during crisis situations.

● Expertise in patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems (e.g.
TippingPoint, AWS IDS/IPS).

● Programming skills in 2 languages will be preferred (e.g. knowledge of Python or Java or C++languages).

● Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework), public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL / TLS).

● An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability.

● Outstanding communication, organization and decision-making skills.

How to Apply

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