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IT Security Engineer Job, Kenyan IT Jobs 2023,
We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled IT Security Engineer to join NMG’s information technology team. The IT Security Engineer will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust security solutions to protect our systems, networks, and data from cyber threats. The ideal candidate should have in-depth knowledge of security technologies, industry best practices, and the ability to analyze and respond to security incidents effectively.
- Develop and implement effective security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS), endpoint protection, data loss prevention (DLP), and encryption mechanisms.
- Continuously monitor systems and networks for security incidents, identify potential threats or vulnerabilities, and respond promptly to mitigate risks.
- Perform regular vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify weaknesses in systems and applications. Coordinate remediation efforts to address identified vulnerabilities.
- Lead incident response efforts, investigate security breaches and coordinate with relevant teams to contain and remediate incidents. Document and report on incident response activities for future analysis and improvement.
- Collaborate with system administrators, network engineers, and software developers to ensure security best practices are integrated into the design and implementation of infrastructure and applications.
- Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and procedures to ensure compliance with industry regulations and organizational requirements.
- Promote a culture of security awareness within the organization. Develop and deliver security training programs to educate employees on security best practices and procedures.
- Conduct security audits and assessments to identify gaps in security controls and make recommendations for improvement.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of security systems, configurations, procedures, and incident response plans.
- Keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of information security, emerging threats, and industry best practices. Continuously enhance technical skills and knowledge through self-learning and training.
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Professional certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are highly desirable.
- Proven experience in designing and implementing security solutions, preferably in an enterprise environment.
- Strong knowledge of network security, operating systems, cloud security, encryption protocols, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS) and other security technologies.
- Proficient in vulnerability assessment tools, penetration testing methodologies, and incident response techniques.
- Familiarity with regulatory requirements such as GDPR, HIPAA, or PCI DSS.
- Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze complex security issues and provide effective solutions.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and convey complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Sick Leave
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