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IT Security Specialist



1 year ago

Job Description

Plan, conduct and manage periodic user access recertification and reviews. Provide tactical security expertise across various security domains as assigned from time to time. Provide technical security related support to ICT projects from inception through to successful implementation. Support the implementation of procedural, operational and technical security controls across the bank’s ICT systems. Install, configure and upgrade security systems / solutions while maintaining requisite levels of security. Safeguard the bank’s information assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security threats. Identify and provide solutions for information security related problems & anomalies and report violations of security policies. Conduct continuous research and provide technical security expertise on threats affecting KCB Group information assets. Monitor the bank’s ICT systems for indicators of compromise, investigate incidents and take appropriate steps to contain, neutralize and prevent breaches from happening in the future. Participate in activities aimed at mitigating information and cyber risks identified by various assurance teams such as Information Risk and Audit.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Information Technology; with at least 1-year experience in Information Security or Cyber Security
  2. 2 years’ experience in System/Data/Network Administration
  3. Experience in Project Implementation and user training is desired

Education + Experience

  1. A Bachelor's degree in IT or Computer Science or related field from a recognized university
  2. Must possess at least one security certification such as CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker); SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner); CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor); OCSP (Offensive Security Certified Professional); CompTIA Security+