Cyber Security Specialist, Systems Administration, Job in Kenya

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Cyber Security Specialist, Systems Administration, Job in Kenya

Cyber Security Specialist – Systems Administration

The Position:

The Cybersecurity Specialist, Systems Administration is in charge of the daily operation of security monitoring systems. The role is responsible for the conceptualisation, acquisition, deployment, configuration, and daily management of security monitoring tools, platforms, products, appliances, and applications, whether on-premises or in the Cloud. The aim of this key role is to ensure the care, maintenance, and upkeep of the Cybersecurity Intelligence Security Operations Centre’s (CISOC) toolset, ensuring round-the-clock monitoring capability of the CISOC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, deploying, administering, and troubleshooting the Bank’s security monitoring solutions on a day-to-day basis across the Group.
  • Defending said systems against unauthorised access.
  • Managing logical user access to the Cybersecurity Intelligence Security Operations Centre (CISOC) toolset.
  • Keeping the CISOC toolset up-to-date as regards patches and hotfixes.Upgrading the CISOC toolset to take advantage of bugfixes and new features.
  • Maximising the utilisation of the Bank’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), and other security monitoring platforms to ensure maximal return on investment is realised.
  • Supporting the administration of the wider Group Cybersecurity security platforms, such as the Web Application Firewall (WAF), Web proxy, Privileged Access Management (PAM), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and vulnerability management solution.
  • Researching on new technologies and the latest trends in security monitoring and cybersecurity incident response, and applying the findings to develop the strategic direction of the CISOC.
  • Developing metrics to track the operation of the CISOC’s toolset.
  • Reporting on the usage of the CISOC’s toolset to management.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Information Technology / Computer Science / Telecommunications / Engineering / (Electrical, Electronic) or related field
  • Security certification such as; Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA),Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),Certified Information Security Manager (CISM),Security+,Any server/virtualisation/security platform administration certification.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Technology with at least 2 years’ experience in Security Tools (SIEM, DAM, WAF, IDS/IPS) Administration and Security / Server / Network / Database / Cloud administration.

How to Apply

The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

To be considered your application must be received by Friday 2nd December 2022.

Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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