INFORMATION SECURITY ENGINEER

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Company:I & M BANK
Category:IT & Telecommunication
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

Job details

Key responsibilities:

The Incumbent will report to the Senior Manager – Information Security and will be responsible for:

  • Implementing the Information Security Plans and Policies
  • Implementing security standards and best practices for the organization, and recommending security enhancements to management as needed.
  • Developing strategies to respond to and recover from security breaches.
  • Reviewing firewalls and data encryption programs, to protect organizations’ sensitive information.
  • Assisting computer users with installation or processing of new security products and procedures.
  • Conducting periodic scans of networks to determine existence of any vulnerabilities.
  • Conducting penetration testing, to simulate cyber-attacks on systems to highlight any weaknesses that might be exploited by a malicious party.
  • Forming part of the incident response team that investigates security breaches
  • Designing secure networks, systems and application architectures

Qualifications and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or an Equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A security certification including but not limited to CEH, CISA, CISM, CCNA Security, etc.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience.
  • Significant practical knowledge in the following areas:
    • Unix, Linux, Windows, operating systems
    • Well-known networking protocols and services (FTP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, LDAP, etc.)
    • Exploits, vulnerabilities, networks and network attacks
    • Packet analysis and Regular expressions
    • Database structures and queries
  • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
  • Experience in planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
  • Professional experience in a system security administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
  • Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions to include File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention.
  • Understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc.), network vulnerabilities, and network attack patterns
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate: write clearly and speak authoritatively to both business and tech audiences
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues
  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Keeping abreast with latest technology and ability to learn new technologies and concepts quickly
  • Ability to operate within 24 Hour shifts as and when required

 

 

 

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