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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Supervisor – Incidents & Security Surveillance

    Department: Corporate Support Services

    Division:       Information and Communication Technology

    Location / Work Station:  Nairobi


    Job Summary:      

    • The jobholder is responsible for cyber security monitoring of the Authority’s IT infrastructure and business systems for malicious activity and/or active threats. The role also involves responding to security incidents including containment, eradication and recovery in the 24/7 Security Operations Centre (SOC).

    Key Responsibilities:       

    • Monitoring security events from all KRA applications, servers, workstations and the entire KRA network to ensure timely and effective identification of anomalies/potential threats.
    • Identify cyber-attacks targeted to the KRA network and systems, advise and block cyber attacks
    • Investigate active threats, and continuously research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure, and safeguard company systems and assets.
    • Perform deep-dive incident analysis by correlating data from various sources. Generate/Review event analysis reports of incident investigations
    • Determines if a critical system or data set has been impacted and advises on remediation.
    • Stay abreast of the information security threat environment, risk trends and technology developments related to your expertise.
    • Provide actionable strategic, technical, and tactical cyber information and intelligence to management through reports, briefings, and presentations
    • Monitor and gather threat intelligence from the deep web and dark web for potential threats and incidents, and analyze such threats and risks and recommend appropriate mitigating measures.
    • Triaging of detected attacks and event escalation to management
    • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.
    • Escalates cyber security events according to the Authority’s Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
    • Conduct vulnerability assessment and patching of the identified patches
    • Continuous diagnostics and mitigation of identified threats
    • Review of privilege accounts to identified any internal threats.
    • Ensure conformity to ISO (9001/2015 and 27001/2013) and data security requirements.

    Academic Qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related field.

    Professional Qualification         

    • Must have at least one of the following certifications or trainings in CEH/CHFI/ECIH/CISSP or in relevant  information security solutions certification, or incidents response

    Relevant Work Experience        

    • At least 3 years related information security work experience as an officer or a similar role.

    Technical Skills

    • Required Experience in cyber security threat Analysis
    • Experience in incident management
    • Computer forensics and analysis skills
    • Experience in security tests or vulnerability management
    • Penetration testing skills
    • Research skills
    • Experience in cyber security operations(SOC/CIRT)

    Key Competencies:        

    • Ability to work long hours including night shifts
    • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
    • Excellent listening, communication and presentation skills
    • Reliable and thorough with a deep commitment to accuracy
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • A team player
    • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time

    Method of Application

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

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