KEFRI ICT Officer (Information Security) Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI ICT Officer (Information Security) Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

• Seeking to build in security during the development stages of software systems, networks and data canters;

• Constantly monitoring for attacks and intrusions;

• Finds a potential threat or attempted breach and close off the security vulnerability to maintain a high security standard;

• Develop company-wide best practices for IT security;

• Perform penetration testing;

• Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management;

• Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management;

• Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards;

• Providing end user support and training users on effective and efficient use of ICT facilities;

• Administering and managing users in the Active Directory, e-mail server and User applications; and

• Any other duty assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) of at least mean grade “C +” (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

  • Working experience in
    the field of Information security is and added advantage;

  • Valid membership to relevant professional body is an added advantage;

  • An excellent understanding of best practice within Information Security and risk management including standards such as ISO/IEC 27001, Cyber Essentials and COBIT;

  • An understanding of Application Security threats and countermeasures;

  • An understanding of current and emerging threats and countermeasures and the organisational challenges to addressing these threats;

  • An excellent understanding of legislation and regulations that impact information Security; and

  • A good practical knowledge of security technologies and wider business solutions including Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Identity and access management, SIEM, remote working and cloud technologies.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEFRI ICT Officer (Information Security) Jobs in Kenya

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