Full time Offered Salary :

IT & Systems Engineer (Cyber Security) at West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC), Nairobi

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Job Description

Job Objective

Administer, manage, maintain, develop and improve the Company’s IT, Business & Operational Support Systems focused on Cyber Security.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of WIOCC Group data, systems and networks
  • Assessing the business’ current cyber security posture and identifying areas of vulnerability
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive cyber security framework that meets the needs of the organisation
  • Troubleshooting security and network problems
  • Responding to all system and/or network security compromises
  • Ensuring that the organisation’s data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Participating in the change management process (CAB)
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant departments in the organisation
  • Assist IT Helpdesk as required
  • Assist other departments and lead and report on projects as requested by the Program Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSc. Computer Science/Cyber Security or equivalent from a recognised university
  • Technical certifications in Office 365, Mimecast or other
  • Professional certifications in IT Security (CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CISM) is a plus

Experience & Skills:

  • Requires minimum of 3 years technical experience in cyber security including incident detection, incident response and forensics
  • Excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, Mimecast and Security Audits
  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques
  • Business process design, analysis, optimising and simplification experience
  • Must use B/OSS tools effectively to record information accurately and concisely in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities and solve problems in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in implementing IT security control frameworks (ISO27001,NIST, CSF)


  • Client focused, relationship builder
  • Integrity, honest with high ethical standards
  • Boundless, passionate and flexible
  • Personnel excellence, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for technology and innovation
How to apply
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CV including three referees. Deadline for application is 22nd March 2024. Applications should be sent to applications@wiocc.net indicating the job position in the subject line.
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