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  • Posted: Mar 15, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 20, 2021
  • Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    Specialist; Technology Security


    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Corporate Security Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

    Reporting to the Senior Manager – Corporate Security, the role holder is responsible for aggregating critical information on current, new and emerging threats to determine potential impact on Business Systems for immediate remediation and on-going security risk measurement

    Key Responsibilities:

    • The person in this functional role will need to be knowledgeable in all aspects of design and implementation of complex security infrastructure architectures.
    • The role will perform the design and assist in the integration of new projects, and be expected to keep up-to-date with the latest Security trends in (but not necessarily limited to): Authentication & Authorization, Access & Identity Management, Image Hardening, Auditing, Encryption and DevOps.
    • Champion research and development (R&D) efforts in the Technology Security space, thus channeling input into the Security Strategy & Innovation Roadmap
    • Take part in the design and implementation of changes to the Systems Security components as needed by Technology Division.
    • Lead specialist forensic investigations and information security event analysis
    • Provide thought leadership in implementing hacker detection techniques
    • Lead efforts in re-engineering current processes & procedures with a view to reduce Security Opex costs
    • Ensure the delivery of secure-by-default designs and provide input into the products & services development lifecycle
    • Provide training, knowledge, general advice and capacity building within the enterprise on topics related to Technology Security


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Eng./Computer Science/Technology Management (or equivalent) from a recognized university;
    • Minimum of 4 years System Security experience – in Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments, IDS/Firewalls/VPN administration, Content Filters, Security Scanning tools, Network and Systems Administration.
    • Minimum of 1-year focused Security experience in Incident Management/Intrusion Analysis/Reverse Engineering.
    • At least one professional Information Security Qualification: CISM/CISA/CISSP/CEH/CCSP
    • Advanced Networking Competencies: CCNA/CCNP
    • Proven hands-on experience in Microsoft & *nix Operating Systems
    • Experience in the use of vulnerability assessment tools
    • Proven experience in Cloud Technologies: Cisco UCS, EMC and VMware
    • Broad familiarity with Security Technologies within other disciplines is a definite bonus
    • Familiarity with Information Security Management Systems and Standards (ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of these technologies or domains will be an added advantage: Cloud Technologies (Cisco UCS, EMC and VMware), CMS (Joomla, Wordpress and PHPBB), Apache, PHP, cPanel and ModSecurity

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Safaricom Kenya on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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