Cyber Security Specialist – Systems Administration

KCB Bank

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The Position:

The Cyber Security Specialist – Systems Administration is in charge of the daily operation of security monitoring systems. The role is responsible for the conceptualisation, acquisition, deployment, configuration, and daily management of security monitoring tools, platforms, products, appliances, and applications, whether on-premises or in the Cloud. The aim of this key role is to ensure the care, maintenance, and upkeep of the Cybersecurity Intelligence Security Operations Centre’s (CISOC) toolset, ensuring the round-the-clock monitoring capability of the CISOC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installing, configuring, deploying, administering, and troubleshooting the Bank’s security monitoring solutions on a day-to-day basis across the Group.
  • Defending said systems against unauthorised access.
  • Managing logical user access to the Cybersecurity Intelligence Security Operations Centre (CISOC) toolset.
  • Keeping the CISOC toolset up-to-date as regards patches and hotfixes. Upgrading the CISOC toolset to take advantage of bug fixes and new features.
  • Maximising the utilisation of the Bank’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), and other security monitoring platforms to ensure maximal return on investment is realised.
  • Supporting the administration of the wider Group Cybersecurity security platforms, such as the Web Application Firewall (WAF), Web proxy, Privileged Access Management (PAM), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and vulnerability management solution.
  • Researching new technologies and the latest trends in security monitoring and cybersecurity incident response, and applying the findings to develop the strategic direction of the CISOC.
  • Developing metrics to track the operation of the CISOC’s toolset.
  • Reporting on the usage of the CISOC’s toolset to management.

The Person:

For the Cyber Security Specialist – Systems Administration position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Information Technology / Computer Science / Telecommunications / Engineering / (Electrical, Electronic) or related field
  • Security certification such as; Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Security+, and Any server/virtualisation/security platform administration certification.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in Technology with at least 2 years experience in Security Tools (SIEM, DAM, WAF, IDS/IPS) Administration and Security / Server / Network / Database / Cloud administration.

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