A. JOB PURPOSE
Reporting to the Manager - ICT, the job holder will be responsible for supporting the Board’s business through the provision of timely, cost effective, efficient and professional Information Technology Security and Quality Assurance services for the purposes of achieving corporate goals.
B. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct and manage regular cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of the Board's ICT infrastructure
Oversee the implementation of cybersecurity on all of the Board's internal and external information systems
Monitoring network traffic
Configuring and supporting network and security tools such as Switches, Routers, Firewalls, Anti-virus, and Patch management systems
Implementing network security policies, application security, access control and corporate data safeguards
Liaise and conduct ICT risk assessments and compliance
Establish, implement, and maintain an IT business continuity management methodology for all critical applications for the Board
Ensure complete adherence to information security principles and standards both for external and internal users
Conduct regular employee cybersecurity awareness programs for internal users
C. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent.
Networking: CCNA – Routing & Switching
Security: CISSP/CISP/CISA/CEH or any vendor Firewall certification is an added advantage
Experience in Cybersecurity Operations.
Member of ICTAZ
At least three (3) years’ work experience in Information Technology with a minimum of (1) year focus on Cybersecurity.
D. DESIRED SKILLS
Knowledge of common protocols such as SSL, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, SMTP and IPSec
A strong understanding of Switches, Routers, Sophos UTM and other firewall technologies
Packet shaper, load balancer and proxy server knowledge
Intrusion detection system/intrusion prevention system knowledge
Deep understanding of IT infrastructure, including protocols, operating systems, and networks.
E. CANDIDATE PROFILE
Problem solving skills
Good personal organization
Assertive and goal oriented