Cyber Security and Information Technology Specialist

Job Summary

Evaluate and understand Cyber Security industry leading practices like ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, PCI, GDPR/Privacy regulations and relevant risk management frameworks.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Please note that the position will be based in Nairobi and Mombasa.

Job Summary Required Profile
• Proven Experience in cyber security (cyber security and anti-cybercrime).
• Experience in Penetration testing and vulnerability assessments,
• Experience in IT audit
• Proficient in business process optimization and quality assurance,
• Experience in data privacy & protection,
• Experience in developing and implementing information security policies.
• Proven experience in computer forensics.
• Experience in performing Business Continuity Management and Disaster recovery reviews.
• Data analytics experience will be an added advantage.
• Excellent verbal and written command of English Language
• A sound understanding of network, applications and data security
• Sound understanding of system related investigations
• Experience in providing Cyber Security related services

• Evaluate and understand Cyber Security industry leading practices like ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, PCI, GDPR/Privacy regulations and relevant risk management frameworks.
• Execute and deliver engagements end to end with high quality standards.
• Participate in performing engagement execution procedures, especially focusing on Vulnerability Assessments & Penetration Testing, Cyber Maturity Assessments, Cyber Incidence response, data privacy and security architecture reviews.
• Participate in client discussions to understand their problems and identify opportunities to provide further value through new engagements.
• Promote teamwork and individual accountability with engagement team members, and use available technology, tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.
• Developing proposals, coordinate and customize the engagement approach to suit the client needs.
• Facilitate training and workshops for clients on system security and emerging trends.
• Research on new threats, technologies, vulnerabilities, security design principles to provide relevant & value adding technical advice to the clients.
• Perform cyber security governance assessment reviews.
• Perform Business Continuity Management reviews.
• Conduct information systems audit; IT general controls reviews, Data base administration review, data privacy and protection compliance reviews, IT infrastructure reviews and IT governance reviews.
• Perform investigations related to systems.
• Experience in Digital Forensics Investigations (eDiscovery); Computer imaging and digital forensics training.
• Data analytics experience will be an added advantage

Job Requirements – Cyber Security and Information Technology specialist for the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
• A Bachelor’s degree in IT or Computer Science or related field from a recognized university.
• Possess at least one systems/ security certification such as CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker); SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner); CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor); OCSP (Offensive Security Certified Professional); CompTIA Security+ or any other security certification.
• 2 years’ experience in Information Technology; with at least 1-year experience in Information Security, VAPT or Cyber Security.
• Relevant certifications in Cyber Security and Business Continuity Management such as Certifications in Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)/Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)/Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)/Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications
• Writing information security proposals.
• Good communication skills i.e. written and verbal.
• Team player.
• Attention to detail.
• Organizational skills

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