Officer – Security Infrastructure Tools

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Job Summary

The jobholder is responsible for IT security operations through design, deployment, maintenance, support, day-to-day operations and vendor management of IT security and Infrastructure tools. He is also responsible for management of ICT risks through implementation of appropriate controls.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Key Responsibilities:     Roles and responsibilities

  • Undertake research and consultations with the industry to identify and recommend appropriate Information Security tools for deployment in the Authority in line with the Industry standards, trends and best practices.
  • Draft technical and budget proposals for the procurement, deployment upgrades and maintenance of information security and infrastructure tools
  • Deploy, support and maintain Information Security tools to reduce vulnerabilities and enhance the overall security posture of the IT infrastructure.
  • Provide technical Support to end users, manage incidents and attend to user requests for the various ICT security tools. 
  • Manage vendors, undertake regular and routine maintenance of the IT security and infrastructure tool in liaison with the vendors
  • Identify and document vulnerabilities in the KRA IT infrastructure and implement mitigations measures.
  • Review, update and implement policies and procedures to enforce Antivirus protection, patching, software compliance for IT infrastructure including desktops and network devices.
  • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) ISMS and data security requirements.

Academic Qualifications     

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronics or a related field.

Professional Qualifications    Required Certifications/Trainings

Must have at least one of the following certifications or training in CEH/CHFI/ECIH/CISSP

or in relevant  information security solutions certification

Relevant Work Experience Required      

At least one (1) years related IT security work experience in a large or busy organization:

Technical Skills Required

  • Experience in securing enterprise business systems and IT infrastructure.
  • Experience in implementation of Information security tools and controls.
  • Experience in business systems or infrastructure support.
  • Hands on working experience with leading Information Security tools such as Kaspersky Antivirus, Checkpoint Firewall System, Widows Active Directory etc.
  • Up-to-date understanding of emerging industry standards and trends in information security.

Skills Required:

  • Computer and IT security skills
  • Security requirements analysis skills
  • Network, applications and data security skills
  • IT security processes and technologies knowledge and skills, including Malware Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Threat Intelligence.
  • Malware trends and anti-malware solutions
  • Vendor management skills

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to work concisely when under pressure and for long hours.
  • Report writing and documentation skills
  • Analytical skills with keen attention to details
  • Team player
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to adapt quickly to emerging ICT security trends
Job Application Guidelines


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