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Internship Opportunities in Kenya - Network Security

Network Security Internship
Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.

The Network and Systems Security internship is an intensive program that is meant to indulge the skills of the interns in network security, server security and endpoint security, penetration testing, risk assessment, vulnerability assessment, etc. with a view of growing expertise in the aforementioned domains. The position is a three-month program of which the best performing candidates are given an offer to join our Cyber Security team and be a part of our world class technology division which offers differentiated products to our clients to give them a competitive edge.


·         Design, configure, manage and maintain network and systems security including firewalls, servers and endpoint security
·         Maintain system security by sourcing and updating necessary security patches and analyzing security reports to identify trends
·         Deploy, administer and troubleshoot access control and CCTV Surveillance systems
·         Provide end user support and training, explaining complex concepts clearly
·         Performing L2 switching and L3 routing in network design and hardening.
·         Install, configure, deploy and troubleshoot Active Directory services, DHCP and DNS server.
·         Implement a Network Admission Control system
·         Document information security tools, processes and procedures.
·         Perform network penetration, network vulnerability assessments, and IT audits to identify cybersecurity loopholes within the network infrastructure
·         Performs computer forensics and e-discovery.
·         Troubleshoot OSI layer and TCP/IP related problems
·         Any other functions as may be assigned by the supervisor


·         Knowledge and/or experience with threat analysis and penetration testing methodologies and tooling
·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or specialized training/certification.
·         A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
·         Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and UNIX/Linux environments
·         Good knowledge on cybersecurity and information security
·         At least one network or security certification is needed. (CCNA or CCNA security)
Learning Opportunities
The candidate will learn about information security risk assessment, application code analysis,penetration testing among other technical skills. Cytonn also provides learning opportunities in personal financial management, and real estate investment products.
Additional Information
The candidates will be required to undertake a simulation exercise inorder to advance to the next level of the recruitment process.
How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, apply online through our recruitment portal.

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