State Corporation Assistant Manager - ICT Infrastructure and Security Jobs in Kenya

State Corporation Assistant Manager - ICT Infrastructure and Security Jobs in Kenya

Description

Our Client is a Statutory Institution whose mandate as a risk minimiser is to provide a deposit insurance scheme for customers of member institutions and to resolve any institution in respect of which the Corporation is appointed receiver or liquidator.

The Corporation enhances incentives for sound risk management and generally promote the stability of the financial system.

Our client is an employer of choice and keen to recruit an aggressive individual to join the premier organization in the capacity of Assistant Manager - ICT Infrastructure and Security.

Job Summary

Officer at this level will be responsible for planning, organizing, and management of stable operations of the corporation’s ICT infrastructure.

This includes developing, maintaining, supporting and optimizing key functional areas particularly network infrastructure, security, data communication and telecommunication system.

The officer will also schedule and direct activities to resolve hardware problems in a timely and accurate manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish network specifications by analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; design router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
  • Manage the Corporation’s network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency;
  • plan and execute the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; define network policies and procedures; establish connections and firewalls.
  • Maintain network performance by undertaking network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendors.
  • Secure corporation’s network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintain documentation.
  • Upgrade network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Meet financial requirements by submitting information for IT infrastructure budgets and monitoring IT infrastructure expenses.
  • Interacting and negotiating with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery
  • Carrying out network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Administering and maintaining end user network accounts, permissions, and access rights Performing regular security monitoring and any possible intrusions or viral infections.
  • Ensures that all anti-virus utilities and firewall systems are configured well and updated regularly.
  • Facilitating ICT systems security audits
  • Any other assignments as shall be allocated from time to time

    Person Profile

    Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems, Telecommunication Engineering,
    or related fields, from a recognized University;
  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems, Telecommunication
  • Engineering, or related fields, from a recognized University is an added advantage;
  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards;
  • Knowledge of applicable data/network privacy practices and laws; and
  • System Administration/System Engineer certifications i.e. MCSE, CCNA, CCNP CISA, ERP, CRM

    Professional Work Experience
  • Six (6) years relevant experience mainly infrastructure management experience in a large organization
  • Experience of working with Cisco Switches, Checkpoint, configuring LANs, ACL’s, Cisco ASA firewalls etc.
  • Experience in supporting networked printers, photocopiers etc and working knowledge of current communications devices, protocols, server
    and desktop technologies.
  • Network design, implementation and performance tuning

    Essential knowledge & Skills
  • Negotiation of hardware/software service and technical support contracts with vendors.
  • Management of multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    Personal Attributes
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
    Strong oral and written communications abilities
    Supervising, coaching, and mentoring ability.
  • Compliance With Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Applicants are required to immediately initiate self-clearance (Comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya) from: -
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • A Credit Reference Bureau
  • Attach the Chapter 6 clearance papers to your application or bring them to the interview at Manpower Services (K) Ltd if invited.

    Professional Qualifications
  • System Administration/System Engineer certifications i.e. MCSE, CCNA, CCNP CISA, ERP, CRM

    How to Apply
  • Email a copy of your up-to-date CV and cover letter to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com
  • Ensure you indicate your current or past monthly salary in your application
  • Do Not apply using the online button.
  • Email your application directly to the email address provided above
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
  • Closing Date: 5th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; State Corporation Assistant Manager - ICT Infrastructure and Security Jobs in Kenya

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