National Housing Corporation Network Security Administrator Jobs in Kenya

National Housing Corporation Network Security Administrator Jobs in Kenya


Description

  • Our Client, National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament Cap. 117 whose mandate is to implement the Government’s Housing Policies and Programmes. NHC is seeking to recruit results-driven and highly motivated individuals to fill the following exciting and challenging positions of Network Security Administrator.

  • The ICT Unit is mandated to undertake the following functions: ICT policy and strategy development and implementation, provision of hardware and software support, automation of core services, maintain server functions for email, internet, databases, file storage and administration; data management services; and website design and development.

  • Reporting to the ICT Manager and is responsible for the identification of network security requirements for all ICT systems in the Corporation and providing support to end-users. The successful jobholder will:

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to the Corporation for the creation and implementation of a corporate-wide network security program; including measures to protect data, software, and hardware and ensure that periodic security risk assessments are conducted;

  • Monitor activities in coordination with the Corporation’s other compliance and audit functions;

  • Coordination of the day-to-day administration of the network using installed benchmark standards and act as custodian of all network maps and documentation of all sites;

  • Recommend and authenticate all changes to be done on the network as well as testing and approval of installed network components and ensure full and secure functionality;

  • Develop and implement an ICT security policy ensuring that the Corporation complies with relevant laws, regulations, and ICT global professional standards;

  • Ensure that the corporation adheres to, promotes copyright law application and does not violate same through the use of illegitimate software;

  • Initiate, facilitate and promote activities to create information security awareness within the Corporation and undertake the training of employees and ICT team on ICT security; and

  • Coordinate installation, monitoring, and maintenance of all servers and all internal and external backup systems

    Requirements

    Job Specifications

  • Be a holder of a Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized University;

  • Be a holder of a Network Certification (MCSE/CISCO) from a recognized professional body;

  • Hold valid membership to the Computer Society of Kenya;

  • Be registered with the ICT Authority as an ICT professional;

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years successive working experience in design, specification, installation, administration, and support of Local/Wireless and Wide area computer networks;

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of network installation, maintenance as well as network security and access control; and

  • Candidates with CISA or CISM training will have an added advantage.

    Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of computerized systems relevant to the position.

  • A highly analytical individual with the ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and with the ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports;

  • Demonstrate excellent managerial and leadership skills and an effective communicator;

  • Personal integrity with good work ethics and knowledge of principles of good corporate governance;

  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the following additional requirements:

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;

  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau; and

  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Housing Corporation Network Security Administrator Jobs in Kenya


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