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Network Security Specialist at KCB Bank Kenya



1 week ago

Job Description

Security administration, optimization and support of the Bank’s web security gateways/proxies, perimeter firewalls, network intrusion detection/prevention systems, and network admission control in compliance with the Bank’s policies and standards. Collaborate in the continuous monitoring and defence of the Bank’s networks for cybersecurity threat indicators, identify compromised endpoints, fine tune intrusion detection/prevention signatures and mechanisms; report on violations and security measures taken to address threats. Appropriately and practically defend the Bank’s network perimeter, remote access, local and wide area network (LAN/WAN), and wireless networks (WLAN), in accordance with established policies, procedures, guidelines and practices. Develop Network Security Policies and Minimum Configuration Baseline Standards in line with industry best practices and technologies commensurate with risk and regulatory requirements and implementing the same cost effectively. Define, create, and deliver compliance reports and relevant metrics to the Senior Manager, Security Protection and Defence.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Must possess at least one professional certification such as CCNA, CCNA Security or CCSA
  2. CISA, CISM, Security+, CISSP will be added advantage
  3. A minimum of 5 years’ supervisory experience in Information Technology; with at least: 3 years’ experience in Information Security
  4. 2 years’ experience in Network Security (Firewall, NAC etc) Administration
  5. Experience in Project Implementation & User Training
  6. NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with the following documents: National I
  7. D

Education + Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a recognized university