Job Opportunities

1.      Senior Officer; Cyber Security Assurance

DESCRIPTIONS

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Cyber Security Department within the Corporate Security division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Cyber Security Strategy & Design, the successful candidate will lend support in ensuring all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Safaricom’s security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, CIS, Vodafone CSB standards etc… The candidate will also provide timely security assurance reports and advice to the business when required even with very tight timelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct periodic security reviews, vulnerability assessments & penetration tests across all of Safaricom’s systems/infrastructure
  • Ensure all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Company’s security policies & standards and other industry best practices e.g. ISO27001, CIS and Kenya Data Protection Act
  • Provide timely and quality security assurance reports and advice to the business when required even with very tight deadlines
  • Do regular follow ups with system custodians/owners to ensure any security risks identified are addressed within the agreed timelines
  • Define Cyber Security metrics and report periodically on security compliance across all networks/systems
  • Research on new threats/technologies/vulnerabilities/security design principles etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Information Security/Computer Forensics/Computer Science/Information Technology or other relevant Technical Degree
  • Information security certifications e.g. CEH/CISSP/CISM/CISA/GIAC/CPTP/OSCP
  • Advanced Networking certifications: CCNA/CCNP/CCSP/CCIE are also preferred
  • Certifications in Microsoft Windows and Linux/Unix Operating Systems
  • Demonstrate competency in the use and administration of ethical hacking tools e.g. KALI Linux, Metasploit, Nexpose, Nessus, Nmap, BurpSuite etc…
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Information Systems Security – e.g. Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessments, Pre-and-Post Implementation System Reviews, etc
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Networking and Operating Systems e.g.  Cisco, Huawei, Windows (All), Unix, Linux etc
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in Web and Mobile applications technologies e.g. Java, Python, PHP, Javascript, CSS, Apache, Nginx, IIS etc
  • Working knowledge of databases e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, MongoDB, Postgress etc will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Virtualization & Microservices technologies e.g. VMware, Open shift, Kubernetes, Docker etc will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Cloud technologies e.g. AWS and Azure will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge and experience in DevSecOps technologies and practices i.e. Jenkins, Jira, Github, Gitlab etc will be an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of Mobile and GSM technologies e.g. Android, IOS, 2G, 3G, LTE, USSD etc will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and a good team player
  • Excellent time management skills i.e. getting things done in a timely manner
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Very analytical and keen on details
  • Customer obsessed

Apply Via https://safaricom.taleo.net/careersection/saf_external_professional/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000499&utm

 

 

2.      Engineer, Data centre Operations

DESCRIPTION

We are pleased to announce the vacancy for Engineer, Data centre Operations within Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Manager, Data Center Operations the Scope for this position is Data Centers,MSRs and OLTs.The successful candidate will have end to end ownership of the Data centres assigned to them, in view of all operations and maintenance, Capacity management of the data centre in terms of space power and cooling, First line fault escalations for data centre issues, Second line fault escalation for OLT sites, Data Centre automation initiatives as well as Health and Safety.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • End to end data center ownership for operations maintenance and projects.
  • Creating efficiencies in operations, financial management and Datacenter Automation
  • First line fault escalation for data center issues
  • Second line escalations for OLT power issues
  • Data Center Capacity Management, Power and Cooling utilization and Data Center white and grey space management.
  • Data Center works including BCP tests, Implementation of different standards and certification, Risk, ISO, Insurance and Internal Audits.
  • Health and safety for Data centers and OLT sites
  • Data center fire suppression maintenance and cable management.
  • Data center access and projects governance to ensure conformance with data center standards.
  • Vendor Selection for different Data Center Projects: Evaluation of EOI and RFP documents for vendor selection.
  • Evaluation and Appraisal for Data Center Maintenance Service Providers (MSP).

QUALIFICATIONS

Job Qualifications

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Electrical and electronics Engineering or related field
  • Should have demonstratable experience working in Data centers either in Power Support, Core Network, Facilities or other areas in data centers.
  • Knowledge of Data Center Management systems including, DCIM, BCMS, EnMS and accreditation e.g. AOS is an added advantage.

Apply Via https://safaricom.taleo.net/careersection/saf_external_professional/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000498&utm

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