Security Systems Senior Engineer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Senior Engineer – Security Systems
Location: Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a capable system security engineer, who enjoys security work and possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space.
  • You will make things more secure by advising and leading our engineers in developing tailor made solutions within the East African Market. 
  • You will ensure that team develops comprehensive electronic security solutions across a wide range of security parameters – from access control and intrusion control to surveillance and monitoring.
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design system security architecture and develop detailed security designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the systems recommended to the customers and gathering feedback for better planning.
  • Managing the engineering team inclusive but not limited to performance management, planning for work schedules & recruitments.
  • Proven ability to plan and manage a team
  • Excellent Knowledge in performance management and appraisal
  • Project management and project reporting skills
  • Managing client technical expectations and information in liaison with sales & Marketing department
  • Proven working experience in building and maintaining security system
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
  • Experience with network technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols both local and at international level
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • IT Skills
  • Risk Assessment Skills
  • Business development Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or engineering field.
  • Work experience in sales, security systems, and at least 3 years management experience preferably within East African.
  • Must have a valid driving license & Open to travel.
  • Good command of English & Swahili.
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Updated: February 12, 2016 — 2:07 pm