Information Security Specialist

Information security specialist

Nairobi Full Time Technology & Communication KSh 105,001 - 150,000
5 days ago

Job Summary

Our client would like to fill the position of an Information Security Specialist

  • Qualification Level: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Our client is a technology savvy company transforming Africa through innovative, state of the art tailor-made software solutions for Banking, Financial, Agricultural, Transport & Public sector. Our client would like to fill the position of an Information Security Specialist as per instruction below: 

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Application penetration testing.
  •  Network penetration testing.
  •  Develop tools to detect, prevent and analyze security threats.
  •  Develop and carry out information security plans and policies.
  •  Awareness training of the workforce on information security standards, policies and best practices.
  •  Documenting and reporting security audits conducted.
  •  Research and development in matters security.
  •  Proposal writing.

Skills, Competencies & Experience

  •  Expert knowledge in Information Security Foundations/fundamentals.
  •  Minimum 3years experience of application penetration testing with bias in web and mobile app systems.
  •  Minimum 3years experience in network penetration testing.
  •  Expert knowledge of Kali Linux and its tools.
  •  Expert knowledge in Metasploit framework.
  •  Intermediate to expert knowledge in C/C++, Python, and Ruby.
  •  Secure systems design.
  •  Knowledge and experience in application development with bias in web and mobile app development.
  •  Intermediate or expert knowledge and experience in computer networks.
  •  Experience in exploit development.
  •  Experience in reverse engineering.
  •  Experience in malware analysis.
  •  Experience in digital forensics.
  •  Information security report writing.
  •  Excellent in problem-solving and ability to think logically through situations.

Added Advantage

  •  OSCP or certification. Other information security certifications i.e CISSP, CEH will be considered.
  •  Bash scripting, Java, PHP.
  •  BSC in Computer Science, Cyber Security or related field.
  •  Computer networking certification i.e CCNA etc.
  •  Experience working in the financial sector i.e. banking etc.
  •  Writing information security proposals.  

General Skills Desired

  • Good communication skills i.e. written and verbal.
  • Team player.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to think outside the box. 

NB: All applications should be sent via BrighterMonday on or before 21st March 2018. ONLY qualified candidates will be contacted.         

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