Nairobi Hospital IT Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Hospital IT Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Head of ICT, the successful candidate will be responsible for assessing,
resolving, and maintaining the Hospital’s applications, infrastructure, and network security
requirements in order to ensure alignment of IT security with business security needs including
reviewing and assessing the Hospital’s applications.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

• Implement, support, maintain and administrate the Hospital’s IT security solutions including
application, database, network and infrastructure security controls.

• Ensure that all the Hospital’s IT application systems, IT equipment and hardware and IT network security are regularly upgraded.

• Provide periodic IT Security status reports (daily, weekly, monthly etc.)

• Investigate and report on any IT security breaches and put in place the relevant actions.

• Act as a central point of contact for security issues.

• Assist in performing Business Impact Analysis (BIA);

• Participate in developing, updating, communicating and publishing the Information Security Policy other operational security policies.

• Assist in the development of security controls and security strategies.

• Ensure that the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of services are maintained at the
levels agreed in the Service Level Agreements (SLAs);

• Ensure that all access to services by external partners and suppliers is subject to contractual
agreements and responsibilities (e.g. non-disclosure agreements) and are closely monitored
and that all changes to access are assessed for impact on all security aspects; including
information security policy and controls;

• Actively identify options for reducing IT security risks within the Hospital.

• Identify and classify IT and information assets and the level of control and protection required
for assets based on their classification.

• Perform security risk analysis and risk management in coordination with Risk and IT Service Continuity Management functions.

• Promote awareness of IT security across the Hospital.

• Perform security tests (e.g., network vulnerability

• Provide the Hospital’s staff with the correct IT access and monitor IT access for compliance to the Hospital’s policies.

• Assist in the development and testing of the Hospital’s Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs);

• Create manage user profiles, adds and deletes access rights and perform related profile
maintenance and password control activities.

• Manage network security breaches, providing containment solutions, communications to management, and developing stop-gap methodologies across the Hospital.

• Monitor the Hospital’s IT network data to ensure the prevention of incidents that negatively impact confidentiality, availability, and integrity of the Hospital’s IT network.

• Ensure the security of the Hospital’s infrastructure network including servers (e-mail, print, and backup servers), and other IT infrastructure.

• Investigate and report on any IT network security breaches and put in place the relevant

• Actively identify options for reducing IT network security risks within the Hospital; and

• Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time
to time.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or any other related field from a recognized institution.

• Professional ICT qualifications such CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC is an added advantage.

• Minimum of 3 years’ IT experience

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; Nairobi Hospital IT Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

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