We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Cyber Security Department within the Corporate Security division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
Reporting to the Senior Manager; Cyber Security Strategy & Design, the successful candidate will support in ensuring all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Safaricom's security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, CIS etc. The candidate will also provide timely security assurance reports and advice to the business as required.
Conduct periodic security reviews, vulnerability assessments & penetration tests across all of Company’s systems/infrastructure
Ensure all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Company's security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, CIS and Kenya Data Protection Act
Provide timely and quality security assurance reports and advice to the business when required even with very tight deadlines
Do regular follow ups with system custodians/owners to ensure any security risks identified are addressed within the agreed timelines
Define Cyber Security metrics and report periodically on security compliance across all networks/systems
Develop a monthly scorecard for each department based on how well they are performing in terms of Cyber Security compliance
Research on new threats/technologies/vulnerabilities/security design principles etc.
Degree in Information Security/Computer Forensics/Computer Science/Information Technology or other relevant Technical Degree
Information security certifications e.g. CEH/CISSP/CISM/CISA/GIAC/CPTP/OSCP
Advanced Networking certifications: CCNA/CCNP/CCSP/CCIE are also preferred
Certifications in Microsoft Windows and Linux/Unix Operating Systems
Demonstrate competency in the use and administration of ethical hacking tools e.g. KALI Linux, Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Nmap, BurpSuite etc.
Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Information Systems Security – e.g. Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments, Pre-and-Post Implementation System Reviews, etc
Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Networking and Operating Systems e.g. Cisco, Huawei, Windows (All), Unix, Linux etc
Working knowledge of databases e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, MariaDB, Postgress etc, will be an added advantage
Working knowledge of Virtualization & Microservices technologies e.g. VMware, Open shift, Kubernetes, Docker etc will be an added advantage
Working knowledge of Cloud technologies e.g. AWS and Azure will be an added advantage
Working knowledge and experience in DevSecOps technologies i.e. Jenkins, Jira, Github, Gitlab etc. will be an added advantage
Working knowledge of Mobile and GSM technologies e.g. Android, IOS, 2G, 3G, LTE, USSD etc. , will be an added advantage
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