Cyber Security Engineer
Anonymous Employer
Nairobi, Kenya
3d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

The Cyber Security Engineer will work with and under the guidance of the Head of Technology. The Interview process will require hands-on tests.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 1 year
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct periodic security reviews, vulnerabilityassessments & penetration tests across all of Company’ssystems / infrastructure including web applications and mobile apps (iOS &android).
  • Ensure all new and existingsystems / products / services comply with Company’s security policies &standards and other industry best practices e.
  • g. ISO27001, PCI, GDPR etc.

  • Provide timely and quality security assurancereports and advice to the business when required even with very tight deadlines
  • Do regular follow ups with system custodians / ownersto ensure any security risks identified are addressed within the agreedtimelines
  • Define Cyber Security metrics and reportperiodically on security compliance across all networks / systems
  • Research on new threats / technologies / vulnerabilities / securitydesign principles etc.
  • Work closely with clients and provide guidance on new trends on cyber security and also track issues arising and work closely with development team to ensure closure of the issues.
  • Help with creation of Tickets internally and externally to track all activities.
  • Actively work with the team in incident response, triage and analysis.
  • Prepare and maintain the Administrative Documentation, respecting internal policies.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of enterprise wide systems and networks.
  • As part of the team, support security initiatives through predictive and reactive analysis and articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff.
  • Assist in the development of security compliance reports such a ISO27001, PCI DSS and more
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or a related tertiaryqualification.
  • At least one to two (1-2) years of relatedexperience and / or training in the field of IT security monitoring
  • And analysis, cyber threat analysis, vulnerabilityanalysis, or similar cyber security related field, incident management.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently or in a group asneeded.
  • Fundamental knowledge and understanding of TCP / IP,routing and switching.
  • Hands-on experience using tcpdump or wireshark,Linux and windows system administration and also conversant with vulnerabilitytest tools eg Burpsuite, Nessus, Appie, Nmap etc.
  • Core Skills

  • Working knowledge of the Linux operating system
  • High levels of integrity in the conduct of personaland professional affairs.
  • Good communication and sound interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills.
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • How To Apply

    To apply for this role please submit your CV and cover letter.

  • Applications must be sent as ONE (1) PDF document of maximum 3 pages long (1 page for the cover letter and 2 pages for the CV)
  • Deadline for application is 30th October 2019
  • Successful applicants will be asked to take atechnical interview in order to qualify for the next stage.

    We regret that only short-listed candidates will becontacted.

    The position is open for you to start immediately!

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