Network Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya
Network Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya
The Job holder will be responsible for the management of security strategies, policies and programs to assess, prioritize, and mitigate business risk with technology controls.
Priorities include: mitigating and managing cyber security threats, ensuring systems availability, aligning with global regulatory risk and compliance requirements, managing systems and network complexity, and partnering with businesses for better technology delivery by providing advice on technology controls.
Define, develop, implement, manage and govern standards, policies, procedures, and solutions that mitigate risk and maximize security, availability of service, efficiency and effectiveness
Provide subject matter expertise over network security risk assessment, secure network design and risk/threat/vulnerability management capabilities and functions across People, Process and Technology
Provide support and consulting in preparation for Audits and in composing management responses and appropriate remediation activities
Review and analyze large, complex, and comprehensive private and public cloud projects to assess network security risk, ensure compliance with standards, and suggest changes
Conduct detailed assessments to prioritize program remediation or improvement for various network related technologies
Build and maintain appropriate relationships with internal and external parties to ensure awareness and understanding of potential or impending threats, and measures to counter these threats
Contribute to the review of internal processes & activities and assist in identifying potential opportunities for improvement
Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency
Assess / identify key issues and escalate to appropriate levels and relevant stakeholders where required
Able to work well with others, and in particular be able to influence and change behaviors and build consensus
Participate in the investigation of Information Security Incidents and development of remediation/prevention mechanisms
Work with project teams to understand and accommodate application architecture and the applications specific requirements for private and public cloud networking
Work with security team to understand and accommodate network security requirements for application
Establish requirements and drive implementation
of network security governance and reporting for private and public cloud environments.
University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience
Certifications: CISSP, CCSP,
5 to 7 years of experience in an information technology role focused on network infrastructure security preferably within the financial services industry or a consulting company
Strong technical knowledge and understanding of various software-defined and physical network platforms including, firewalls, IDS/IPS, routers, switches, WAN technologies, MPLS, load balancing and wireless Networks
Experience and understanding of public cloud networking and network security controls, particularly on Azure
Experience defining network security standards and processes such as firewall rules request/approval process, B2B communication standards, logging and monitoring standards, device hardening standards for large organizations preferably in the financial services industry
Resourceful and able to work independently with minimum supervision under the direction of the Senior Manager – Network Security
Information Security certification or accreditation would be an asset
Strong research, analytical and problem-solving abilities
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Have experience with microsegmentation and network automation in a hybrid public and private cloud environment
Knowledgeable of cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
How to Apply:
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address:
firstname.lastname@example.org with Network Security Specialist on the Subject line.
Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.
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