Credit Bank IT Security Officer Job in Kenya

Credit Bank

Career Opportunity

To support our growth strategy, we are looking for dynamic, results-oriented professional with strong credentials and relevant work experience to fill the following positions:

IT Security Officer

Reporting to the Head of ICT, the incumbent will be responsible for providing a supportive role in the implementation and monitoring of IT Security controls in order to safeguard the bank against cyber-attacks.

Main Duties:

  • Implementation of technical controls as advised by audit and risk functions
  • Daily Monitoring and reporting on status of security tools i.e. Anti-Virus, Firewall etc. and responding to security alerts generated by those tools or noted within the security logs.
  • Liaise with vendors in the implementation of technical security controls during the entire ICT project life cycles
  • Provide support for internal and external audits and penetration tests by being the liaison between ICT and External Auditors
  • Provide first line support of IT Security related incidents detected.
  • Ensure that the ICT asset inventory is kept up to date in order ensure technical controls are implemented on all ICT assets
  • Ensure systems are configured according to the established minimum security baselines
  • Manage use of software within the bank by monitoring installation and ensuring that all software used are genuine and licensed

Minimum qualification and experience required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or a related field.
  • Must possess at least one of the following certifications – MCSE, CCNA, Linux, MSSQL
  • Working knowledge in MS Windows, UNIX, and Linux Operating Systems, Databases and Virtualization technologies.
  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols including firewall protocols
  • Working knowledge of encryption protocols and technologies
  • 5 years of related work experience, with 3 or more in an information security management position, is also required.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with people at every level and in every department are essential.
  • Experience of working in the IT function within a banking environment will be an advantage
  • Must be a team player and willing to work long and odd hours when called upon
  • Must be self-driven to craft ICT security solutions
  • Strong work ethic

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the required qualifications and experience to fill in the above positions, kindly send your detailed resume together with a cover letter clearly indicating demonstrated experience in current role and current remuneration to reach the undersigned by June 03, 2019:

Head of Human Resources
Credit Bank Limited,
P.O. Box 61064-00200,


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

ICT and Technology
Updated: May 27, 2019 — 6:15 pm