Safaricom Principal Information Systems Auditor (Network Assurance) Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Principal Information Systems Auditor (Network Assurance) Jobs in Kenya

  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Internal Audit division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Brief Posting Description

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager; Network and M-PESA Audits, the position holder will be responsible for leading, planning, executing and documenting audits and advisory assignments in the Network Domain in accordance with the internal audit plan.

  • The scope of systems in the network domain shall include voice and data core network systems, radio access systems, Value-Added Services (VAS), Data Centers, transmission technologies, Fibre (FTTX) and enterprise connectivity solutions.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Participation in the overall development and delivery of the audit plan

  • Review of the key network elements from a technical standpoint to provide assurance on the adequacy of controls to mitigate and/or manage the technology risk to acceptable levels

  • Assessment of network technologies deployed including configurations, capacity, quality of service, parameters & settings, access control, data protection standards, auditing techniques deployed etc.

  • Providing independent assurance during system implementations / upgrade of systems in the network domain.

  • Prepare deliverables/reports for senior management that include insights into thematic issues, trends and other micro/macro level risks within the network domain.

  • Serve as an on-going subject matter expert in the area of controls and best practices in the network domain.

  • Manage assignment level quality requirements in all audit work in conformance to Internal policies, standards (IPPF) and procedures for consistent quality audit results.

  • Follow up audit recommendations and validate the implementation of the closure actions.

  • Provide support to Risk Management processes to ensure that business key risks are adequately assessed, mitigated
    and the assurance map appropriately updated.

  • Provide timely and relevant reports on audit outcomes to support management and the Board on risk assurance and mitigation decisions.

  • Keep abreast with the latest Network trends and provide input to mitigate emerging threats.


  • Upper second-class degree in telecommunications, Electrical and Electronics engineering, Computer Science, IT (or related technical / business field) from a recognized university.

  • 5-7 years’ experience in auditing/assurance of network infrastructure and services or working in an IT or Technology department specifically dealing with advanced networks.

  • Knowledge of routing protocols (MPLS, LDP, BGP, IS-IS, OSPF).

  • Experience with routers, switches, Firewalls, IP telecommunication equipment, technologies, processes and systems.

  • Certification in networking or information security or IT audit such as CCNA/CISSP/OSCP/CISA would be an added advantage.

  • Strong interpersonal skills communication and stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent reporting, communication and stakeholder engagement skills.

  • Proven ability to self-start and effectively manage multiple assignments.

  • Experience in the use of data analysis tools.

  • The ability to work under pressure and be resilient and tenacious to get results.

  • Experience gained from working in an assurance role within a Telecommunications company will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Principal Information Systems Auditor (Network Assurance) Jobs in Kenya

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