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


  • 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


Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on 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.