Safaricom Principal Cyber Security Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Principal Cyber Security Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Corporate Security Division.

The Cyber Security Assurance role is responsible for conducting security reviews, vulnerability assessments & penetration tests across all of Safaricom’s systems and infrastructure to ensure they remain compliant to Safaricom’s policies, standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001 and PCI.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Cyber Security Strategy & Secure by Design, the successful candidate will lend support in ensuring all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Safaricom's security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, PCI etc.

The candidate will also provide timely security assurance reports and advice to the business when required even with very tight timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct periodic security reviews, vulnerability assessments & penetration tests across all of Company’s systems/infrastructure
  • Ensure all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Company's security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, PCI, GDPR etc.
  • Provide timely and quality security assurance reports and advice to the business when required even with very tight deadlines
  • Do regular follow ups with system custodians/owners to ensure any security risks identified are addressed within the agreed timelines
  • Define Cyber Security metrics and report periodically on security compliance across all networks/systems
  • Develop a monthly scorecard for each department based on how well they are performing in terms of Cyber Security compliance
  • Research on new threats/technologies/vulnerabilities/security design principles etc.

    Qualifications
  • Degree in Information Security/Computer Forensics/Computer Science/Information Technology or other relevant Technical Degree
  • Information security certifications e.g. CEH/CISSP/CISM/CISA/GIAC/CPTP/OSCP
  • Advanced Networking certifications: CCNA/CCNP/CCSP/CCIE are also preferred
  • Certifications in Microsoft Windows
    and Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • Demonstrate competency in the use and administration of ethical hacking tools e.g. KALI Linux, Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Nmap, BurpSuite etc…
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Information Systems Security – e.g. Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments, Pre-and-Post Implementation System Reviews, etc.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Networking and Operating Systems e.g. Cisco, Windows (All), Unix, Linux etc… will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Web and Mobile applications development e.g. Java, Python, PHP, Javascript, CSS, Apache, Nginx, IIS etc… will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of databases e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, MariaDB, Postgress will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Virtualization Technologies e.g. VMware, KVM, Microsoft HyperV will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge and experience in DevOps and Micro services technologies i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Github/Gitlab etc… will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Mobile and GSM technologies e.g. Android, IOS, 2G, 3G, LTE, USSD etc… will be an added

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Principal Cyber Security Assurance Officer Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!




  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.