IT Security Architect Job in Tanzania

Our client is has a mission to change the face of IT in Africa. 
a presence in 21 countries; 17 of which are in Africa this company is
looking for innovative, energetic and dedicated candidates to join their
expanding team in Kenya.
We are currently recruiting for the following position:
IT Security Architect
Location: Tanzania
Terms: 6 Month Contract

Building a secure architecture involves first understanding the business environment, as well as the technical controls that are available to the architect that can respond to the threats and risks the organization faces. 

Security architecture is not just about preventing specific attacks; instead it is about providing a multilayered set of defenses against different kinds of attack by implementing the most appropriate security controls. 
On attending the course the student will obtain the knowledge necessary to implement a wide range of security controls working in the role of security architect.

Recommended skills, abilities, and certifications
  • CISSP strongly encouraged
  • Relevant experience with security related industry standards and practices such as guidance from DISA STIGs, OWASP, NIST (800 series), and Cigital (BSIMM)
  • Working knowledge of TOGAF and other architecture methodologies.
  • Firewall, router, switch administration experience.
  • The skills required must include: Understanding of being a Security Architect, Security and Cryptographic Mechanisms, Network Security, Trust , Infrastructures, Security Protocols, Threats to Applications,
  • Application Security and Hardening and Layered Defense and Controls for IT Security.
  • Security Tools Specialist Definition Team
  • Level of Experience – 5 Yrs at least.
  • Implementation of IDS, IPS,  SIEM, Symantec tools related to gateways, malware,  encryption, Web Application Firewalls, Websense gateway, and others.
  • Must have experience in lead Security Incidents, investigations and forensics Analyze security Logs Ensure SLA adherence for the security tools Publish management dashboards for security deliverables. Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills.
  • Desirable experience in  24 x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) network security review skills and hands-on related to tools Security Incident handling Understanding security Logs  and its analysis Security incident investigation and forensics Implementation. Desirable experience of security tools like RSA Envision, IPS, Antivirus, encryption tools, Web Application Firewalls, Websense gateway, Symantec tools, IBM Tivoli, and others.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, SANS GCIA, SANS GCIH, Security+, Network+, Linux+, MCSE, CCNA or SSCP are desired
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