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Massive Recruitment at Kenyatta University


Kenyatta University wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated applicants for vacant positions in the following offices.

 

1. Information Security Manager

Grade 13
 
Job Description:
 
The Information Security Manager will be in charge of establishing, managing and administering the University’s ICT security policy and procedures to ensure preventive and recovery strategies are in place, and minimise the risk of internal and external security threats.
 
Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
 
In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment at least two (2) of which as an IS Security manager, IS Security Administrator or IS Security specialist.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans and firewalls.
  • Working knowledge of windows and Linux operating systems and Servers; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
  • CISA qualifications will be an added advantage.
2. Network Infrastructure Manager

Grade 13
 
Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
 
In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator or Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls is essential.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers are essential. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
  • CISA qualifications will be an added advantage.
Duties:
 
The Network Infrastructure Manager will be expected to carry out the following duties:
  • Carry out strategic planning for Networks Infrastructure and Services
  • Provide leadership in the planning, development, operation and maintenance of University Networks Infrastructure and Services.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services and facilities.
  • Develop, implement and enforce Networks Infrastructure and Services policies, standards and quality assurance.
  • Monitor and evaluate Networks Infrastructure and Services, related projects and personnel in the Networks section.
  • Develop, implement and enforce necessary Networks Infrastructure and Services security measures.
3. User Support and Maintenance Manager

Grade 13
 
Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

In addition applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator or Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Duties
 
The User Support and Maintenance Manager will be expected to carry out the following duties:
  • Provide leadership in development, implementation, enforcement and review of the User Support Policy and Standards.
  • Design procedures and systems for user support activities.
  • Manage and supervise ICT infrastructure projects and resources.
  • Communicate relevant User Support and Maintenance information to users in campuses.
  • Supervise the personnel in the User Support and Maintenance Section.
  • Manage the activities of the User Support and Maintenance Section.
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and procurement of computer hardware, software, services and related facilities.
4. Senior ICT Security Officer 

Grade 11
 
Job Description:
 
The Senior ICT Security Officer will be in charge of establishing, co-ordinating and administering the University’s ICT security policy and procedures to ensure preventive and recovery strategies are in place, and minimise the risk of internal and external security threats.

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
 
In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment at least two (2) of which as an IS Security manager, IS Security Administrator or IS Security specialist.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans and firewalls.
  • Working knowledge of windows and Linux operating systems and Servers; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
  • CISA qualifications will be an added advantage.
5. Senior Network Infrastructure Officer

Grade 11
 
Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator or Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls is essential.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers are essential. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
  • CISA qualifications will be an added advantage.
Duties:
 
The Senior Network Infrastructure Officer will be expected to carry out the following duties:
  • Carry out strategic planning for Networks Infrastructure and Services
  • Provide leadership in the planning, development, operation and maintenance of University Networks Infrastructure and Services.
  • Provide technical guidance in procurement of necessary hardware, software, services and facilities.
  • Develop, implement and enforce Networks Infrastructure and Services policies, standards and quality assurance.
  • Monitor and evaluate Networks Infrastructure and Services, related projects and personnel in the Networks section.
  • Develop, implement and enforce necessary Networks Infrastructure and Services security measures.
6. Senior User Support and Maintenance Officer

Grade 11
 
Applicants must be holders of a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Electrical / Telecommunications engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
 
In addition applicants must have the following:
  • At least four (4) years working experience in a busy ICT environment two (2) of which as a Systems Administrator or Network Administrator.
  • Wide experience on deployment of routers, switches, vlans, firewalls.
  • Working knowledge with windows and Linux operating systems and Servers; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Duties
 
The Senior User Support and Maintenance Officer will be expected to carry out the following duties:
  • Provide leadership in development, implementation, enforcement and review of the User Support Policy and Standards.
  • Design procedures and systems for user support activities.
  • Manage and supervise ICT infrastructure projects and resources.
  • Communicate relevant User Support and Maintenance information to users in campuses.
  • Supervise the personnel in the User Support and Maintenance Section.
  • Manage the activities of the User Support and Maintenance Section.
  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and procurement of computer hardware, software, services and related facilities.
Terms of Service:
 
The terms of service includes a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.
 
Successful candidates will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms of service.
 
The application letter should give full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.
 
Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
 
Applicants and Referees should write directly to the undersigned.
 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100, 
Nairobi
 
Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than 10th January 2013.
 
Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer.

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