Cybersecurity Surveillance Officer Job in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Health, registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446. The Hospital seeks to engage qualified staff on a three (3) to five (5) year performance-based renewable contract for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment, and a positive attitude.


Position summary

The responsibility of the cyber security to detect insecure features and malicious activities within the organization’s networks and infrastructure


  • Determine security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits
  • Upgrade our network and infrastructure systems
  • Implement and maintain security controls
  • Identify and solve potential and actual security problems
  • Assess the current situation, evaluating trends and anticipating security requirements
  • Keep users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status
  • Maintain quality service by following organization standards
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Minimum Academic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or IT related field.
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications or training in CEH/CHFI/ECIH/CISSP or in relevant information security solutions certification, or incidents response
  • At least one (1) year related IT security work experience in a large or busy organization.
  • Experience in cyber security threat Analysis, incident management, in digital forensics and malware analysis and in security tests or vulnerability management

Soft Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Cyber Security Specialist or similar role
  • Hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data and other attack artifacts
  • Ability to work long hours including night shifts
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions
  • Proficiency with antivirus and security software
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
  • education or work experience

How to Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, please apply online via:

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Note that you must attach the Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Filled Application Form and Practicing License ONLY when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 11th April 2023.

Detailed job descriptions can be accessed on the Kenya University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital careers portal on the website

Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Members of the public are informed that Kenyatta University, Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Directorate of Human Resource Development will Contact the shortlisted applicants and candidates through the Telephone number 0710642513 only.

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Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital