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Principal Systems Auditor - Financial Systems and Information Security at Safaricom



1 week ago

Job Description

We are pleased to announce the subject career opportunity within the CEO’s Office under Internal Audit. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below. Detailed Role Description Reporting to the Senior Manager – Networks and M-PESA Audits the position holder will be responsible for for leading, planning, performing and documenting Cyber/IT Security reviews and advisory assignments as well as audits of Financial Services Systems in accordance with the internal audit plan. These audits shall include but not be limited to Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration testing, audits of Mobile Money systems and Pre/ Post-Implementation reviews. The position holder will also be responsible for supporting strategic business initiatives by advocating and enhancing the risk and control environment, and when appropriate, engaging, managing and reviewing the work of external consultants/advisors.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Demonstrated deep interest in IT Security and broad IT expertise coupled with good understanding of financial services and impacting laws and regulation Strong working knowledge of penetration testing tools and methodologies including but not limited to Application Security, Database Security, Web services security, Network Security, Mobile Security and VAS systems security Knowledge of common IT and networking technologies (operating systems, relational databases, network/mobile technologies) including Oracle or MS SQL databases, Unix / Linux / Windows etc

Education + Experience

  1. Degree in Computer Science, IT, Business Information Systems (or related technical / business field) from a recognized university