Senior Officer, Information Security, Job in Kenya

Job Summary

Senior Officer, Information Security (Endpoint Security) is responsible for safeguarding the organization’s devices, data, and network by deploying, monitoring, and maintaining endpoint security solutions. This role involves analysing security logs for threats, investigating and responding to security incidents, collaborating with the security team, and staying current on evolving cyber threats to ensure a comprehensive defence against cyberattacks.

Key Responsibilities

Financial – 10%

  • Prevent malware and phishing attacks that aim to steal financial data or trick users into fraudulent actions.

Consumer – 10%

  • Assisting internal users with security-related queries, concerns, and issues related to endpoints.
  • Troubleshooting and resolve endpoint security incidents to ensure minimal disruption to business operations.

Operational – 70%

  • Deploy, configure, and manage endpoint security software across all company devices (desktops, laptops, mobile devices).
  • Analyze security logs and events to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including malware infections, phishing attempts, and unauthorized access attempts.
  • Maintain and update endpoint security policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the IT Security team to ensure a comprehensive security posture.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Generate reports and communicate security metrics  to relevant stakeholders.

Other – 10%

  • Any other duty assigned by the line manager

Key Relationships

Direct Reports to this Role

  • N/A.

Customers of this Position

  • Information Technology team
  • All Staff
  • Auditors

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • A degree in STEM or related field

At least one:

  • CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, OSCP, CPENT, RHCE, RHCA, etc


  • At least two (2) years’ experience in IT Security performing similar role, or
  • At least four (4) years’ experience in Systems Administration (Windows and Linux)

Competencies required for this Role:

  • Endpoint Security Expertise
  • Threat Intelligence Analysis
  • Incident Response
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Security Monitoring and Analysis
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving skills

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