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NETWORK SECURITY ENGINEER

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

PURPOSE:

Responsible for ensuring CIC Network (LAN & WAN) connectivity to all our Branches and Regional Offices and protecting the computer systems, networks, and data against security breaches, unauthorized access, and cyber threats.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, implement, and manage network security infrastructure, including firewalls, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System), and other security appliances.
Ø  Administration, management and maintenance of computer network systems, data circuits, application servers, routers, LAN, WAN and phone systems.
Ø  Responsible for the configuration and installation of network appliances and network software packages.
  • Core Network and Support via installation and configuration of networking hardware and software components
  • Maintain documentation related to network security configurations, processes, and procedures.
  • Develop and enforce security policies, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with industry regulations and best practices.
  • Monitor network traffic for suspicious activities, analyze logs, and investigate security incidents to identify and respond to potential threats.
  • Implement and maintain network security measures to protect against unauthorized access and potential security threats including the timely deployment of security patches and updates for network devices, operating systems, and software applications.
  • Provide training and awareness programs to educate employees on security best practices, policies, and procedures.
 
Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Behavioural Competencies
These are defined as;

 Proficiency Level Description
Essential E
Desirable D

Academic and Professional Requirements:

Particulars Detail Specific Field or Qualification  Need

Type

Education Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s degree in an ICT related field from a reputable university E
Professional Qualifications  CCNA, CompTIA N+, CISSP E

Experience Required:

 Description Required years of experience  Need Type
Relevant experience 5 E

Behavioural Competencies

These are defined as:

  Proficiency Level  Proficiency Definitions
Level 3

 

Basic (D)

 

·         Applies the competency in difficult situations.

·         Requires occasional guidance

 

Core Competencies  Proficiency Required
1.    Customer Focus I
2.    Business Acumen I
3.    Driving Innovation I
4.    Driving Business Performance I
5.    Negotiation and Influence I
6.    Effective Communication I
 

Leadership Competency Proficiency Required
  1. Planning and organizing
I
  1. Accountability
I
  1. Quality Decision Making
I
  1. Building Partnerships
I
  1. Continuous Learning
I
  1. Emotional Intelligence
I
  1. Conflict Management
I
Special Position Requirements (Optional section: any travel, security, hazard or related special conditions which apply to the position)
·         The role holder may be required to travel to distant branches or wherever the Company has any interest.

·         Role holder may be required to work extended working hours to ensure jobs are completed on schedule and to specification.

CIC Insurance Values
CIC insurance Group is committed to providing excellent service, spur further growth and employees are required to align their behaviour to the following core values as critical to driving their performance;

  • Integrity- Be fair and transparent
  • Dynamism- Be passionate and innovative
  • Performance- Be efficient and results driven
  • Co-operation- Live the Co-operative spirit

Job Profile Sign-Off

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following;

  1. Perform quality work within deadlines, right first time with or without direct supervision.
  2. Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
  3. Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  4. Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and co-coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  5. Unconditional positive regard for customers.

 

If you have the aforementioned professional and academic qualifications and you are ready to execute the above mandate, strictly apply through:  https://cic.co.ke/career/ clearly indicating the position being applied for.

The application should reach us by close of business on 12th April 2024. Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear from us by 11th May 2024 consider your application unsuccessful.

N/B: This job advert is open to both internal and external candidates.

 

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