CDL Specialist – IT Security Jobs in Kenya

CDL Specialist – IT Security Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

  • Responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the information security and integrity of the company through the monitoring and rationalization of security technologies within the infrastructural and business areas.

  • Conducting regular audits to ensure compliance with company policy and procedures including Disaster Recovery and business continuity planning


  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.

  • Develop security standards, processes and policies for IT Governance for the company.

  • Conducting network security assessments and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures

  • Manage network, intrusion detection and prevention systems and monitor and review intrusion detection systems and firewall logs, analysing events and patterns and coordinating mitigation responses
    Working with internal and external business partners on ensuring that Technology acquisitions meet network security standards

  • Monitor multiple environments to detect, validate and respond to cyber security incidents

  • Participate in information security initiatives,
  • provide risk assessments, define security requirements and apply security best practices during projects.

  • Provide technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, incident management and security implementation

  • Provide technical evaluations and assists with making security improvements

  • Responsible for designing and implementing solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive information

  • Respond to and assist in information security assessment requests;

  • Evaluate vendor products and services;

  • Advise management of risks and best security practices.

  • Track security trends/events to provide monthly security reports.

  • Coordinate disaster recovery and business continuity tasks for the company.

  • Remediating security anomalies on the end-point estate including; unprotected devices, infected devices or devices and software with malfunction affecting security

  • Assessing and deploying security patches and configuration for endpoint devices in a timely manner, including hardware,
    operating systems, applications and end-user cloud services.

  • Creating, evolving, updating and maintaining security policy and documentation.

  • Creating, managing, maintaining and carrying out, the procedures and processes required
    Document and promote awareness of security practices, processes, procedures and policies.

  • Maintain a security risk register of information risks with assigned owners and work with the Manager IT Security and Compliance to define appropriate work packages to mitigate risks.

  • Mentor junior security professionals.

    Professional Skills

  • Business acumen

  • Strategic

  • Result oriented

  • Developing self and others

  • Teamwork

  • Innovation

  • Managing risk

  • Analytical thinking

    Academic/ Professional Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical Eng/Computer Science/Information Technology or other relevant Technical Degree

  • Advanced professional information security certifications e.g. CISSP/CISM/CISA/GIAC/CEH/CPTP/OSCP are preferred

  • Advanced Networking certifications: CCNA/CCNP are also preferred

  • Certifications in Microsoft Windows and Linux/Unix Operating Systems

  • Certifications in ITIL/ETOM also preferred

  • At least a minimum 5 years background in IT, Telecommunication or Service Provider environment

  • Experience in penetration testing and vulnerability assessments, IDS/Firewalls/VPN Administration, content filers, Security scan tools, Network and Systems

  • Administration Experience in enterprise security architecture design

  • Experience in enterprise security document creation

  • Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training

  • Experience in developing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; CDL Specialist – IT Security Jobs in Kenya

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