IT Job Vacancy at KCB in Kenya 2013

Job Title:  IT Security Specialist

Job Ref: IT 02/2013

The Position

Reporting to the Senior Manager, IT Security, the Security Specialist will be responsible for innovation, implementation and support of systems that provide the tools for automating and securing the office environment throughout the KCB business.

Key Responsibilities

Provide access control permissions and rights to the various IT system applications
Review logical rights & permissions to system access on a quarterly basis with business heads
Harden the various operating, application and database systems.
Carryout risk assessment and advice management on potential risks during new system implementation and business process re-engineering
Carryout core banking system security functionalities including but not limited to user management
Monitor audit logs of applications, operating systems and databases

The Person

Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field from a recognized university
A post graduate qualification in a related field will be an added advantage
Certification on any of CISM,CISSP, CCNA , CISA ,CASP or CompTia Security+
A minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in Information Technology with hands on experience in Active Directory management, IT Security on operating systems and databases (Oracle, SQL, Unix)
Working knowledge on network security and relevant network devices
Demonstrate in-depth understanding of broad range of MS Windows servers and desktops operating systems.
Wide knowledge of web application security.
Exceptional planning and organizing skills
Excellent problem analysis and attention to detail
Good knowledge of various Banking operations
Superb customer service and willingness to travel
Knowledge of web programming languages (ASP, .NET, JavaScript, etc.) is an added advantage

How to Apply:

The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.
HoIf you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by 8th February 2013.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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