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Kenswitch Limited

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Junior Engineer

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jun 9, 2022

16 days remaining

Published: May 12, 2022 (12 days ago)

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Security Engineer is responsible for monitoring the company’s network infrastructure and ensuring the entire network, systems, information, and data are completely protected and secured from any type of attack both internally and externally.


Responsibilities

Security Engineer is responsible for monitoring the company’s network infrastructure and ensuring the entire network, systems, information, and data are completely protected and secured from any type of attack both internally and externally.


  • Develop, execute and track the performance of security measures to protect the company’s data, information, network infrastructure and computer systems


  • Design security strategy and engineer comprehensive cybersecurity architecture


  • Identify, define and document system security requirements and recommend solutions to management


  • Configure, troubleshoot and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware


  • Install security monitoring tool that monitors systems and networks for security breaches and intrusions


  • Monitor systems for irregular behavior and setup preventive measures


  • Plan, develop, implement and update the company’s information security strategy


  • Educate and train company employees on information system security best practices


  • Prepare and document security standard operating procedures and protocols


  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks


  • Ensure access of all devices connected to our network are restricted as per the security policy in place


  • Diagnose problems with security equipment and perform equipment repair or upgrades when appropriate.


  • Report instantly on security breaches or incidents to the management and create root cause analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities


  • Implement security industry best practices following ISO standards


  • Ensure the Company is always in compliant with the changing laws and applicable regulations


  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement


  • Perform regular maintenance and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations


  • Undertake any other relevant duties and tasks assigned by your line manager


  • Qualifications
    • University degree in Computer Science or related subject


  • +4 years of proven work experience as a Security Engineer or System Security Expert or Information Security Engineer


  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors, such as XSS, injection, hijacking and social engineering


  • Experience in building, maintaining, and supporting security systems


  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security


  • Hands-On experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering and so on.


  • CCNA, OWSE or higher (CCNP, CCIE and/or CISSP highly valued)


  • Deep understanding of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP and so on


  • Solid experience with monitoring, security diagnostic and security analytics tools

  • Skills, Abilities
    • Ability to understand and provide resolution to dangerous codes, such as, virus or malware


  • Background and knowledge of risk assessment technologies and methods


  • Understanding of computer forensics and security breach protocols


  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices.


  • Proficient in working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


  • Good analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills


  • Ability to deliver results in a complex and dynamic environment


  • Capable of working proficiently both independently and in a team environment.


  • Ability to think abstractly and through problems and visualize solutions.


  • Work comfortably under pressure and meet tight deadlines.


  • Willingness to work outside of regular business hours.

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