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Industrial Attachment Opportunities (January – March 2020 Intake)

In line with the Government’s initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the labour market, Kenya Power is offering students pursuing bachelor’s degrees and diplomas an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from January 2020.

 

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Systems Analyst II (3 posts) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/952

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Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst II will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users.
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements.
  • Carrying out modifications, testing and designing of IT Systems.
  • Carrying out systems maintenance of Open Systems.
  • Assisting in execution and maintenance of interface between the various IT systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 3 years working experience.
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Systems Analyst I (3 Posts) Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/951

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Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements
  • Carrying out major modification, testing and designing of IT systems
  • Carrying out Major Upgrades of Open Systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Very good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 5 years working experience
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Systems Security Analyst I (2 Posts) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/950

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Reporting to the Principal ICT Security Analyst, The Systems Security Analyst I, will recommend and implement measures and Technologies to control and mitigate cyber security risks in the business operating environment and guarantee cyber security preparedness

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop, implement, maintain, and enforce policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Generate, review, and act on audit trails and conduct reviews periodically
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 2 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Principal ICT Security Analyst (1 Post) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/949

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b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

Reporting to the Manager, IT the Principal ICT Security Analyst will ensure Security and Integrity of ICT Systems and Technologies to control and mitigate risks in the business operating environment. 

Objectives:                                         

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop a Risk and Business Impact Analysis process and iteratively implement it on all information systems in alignment with business requirements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme, incorporating infrastructure and process risk ownership, assessment and mitigation.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Establish and maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Championing security efforts towards compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; Provide specialist guidance to company employees on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Ensure that processes to generate, review, and act on audit trails are implemented, managed, and reviewed periodically.
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 5 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Applications are hereby invited for the following vacancies with Kenya Power in the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Division.

1. Principal ICT Security Analyst (1 Post)

 Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/949

Reporting to the Manager, IT the Principal ICT Security Analyst will ensure Security and Integrity of ICT Systems and Technologies to control and mitigate risks in the business operating environment.

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop a Risk and Business Impact Analysis process and iteratively implement it on all information systems in alignment with business requirements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme, incorporating infrastructure and process risk ownership, assessment and mitigation.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Establish and maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Championing security efforts towards compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; Provide specialist guidance to company employees on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Ensure that processes to generate, review, and act on audit trails are implemented, managed, and reviewed periodically.
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 5 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

2. Systems Security Analyst I (2 Posts)

    Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/950

Reporting to the Principal ICT Security Analyst, The Systems Security Analyst I, will recommend and implement measures and Technologies to control and mitigate cyber security risks in the business operating environment and guarantee cyber security preparedness.                         

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop, implement, maintain, and enforce policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Generate, review, and act on audit trails and conduct reviews periodically
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 2 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application 

     Systems Administration and Security Management)

  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

3. Systems Analyst I (3 Posts)

 Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/951

Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements
  • Carrying out major modification, testing and designing of IT systems
  • Carrying out Major Upgrades of Open Systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Very good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 5 years working experience
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

4. Systems Analyst II (3 posts)

Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/952

Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst II will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users.
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements.
  • Carrying out modifications, testing and designing of IT Systems.
  • Carrying out systems maintenance of Open Systems.
  • Assisting in execution and maintenance of interface between the various IT systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 3 years working experience.
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Wednesday, 21st August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Female candidates, People living with Disabilities and those from Marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.