Metropal Sacco Cybersecurity Operations Officer Job

Metropal Sacco is a co-operative union established under the Ministry of Co-operatives and Marketing, registered under the Co-operative Society’s Act Cap 490 of the Laws of Kenya.
Currently we have an asset base of over 29 Billion and with over 100,000 members across the country. We have branches in Nairobi, Kisumu, Meru, Kiambu, Thika, Meru, Eldoret, Nakuru, Kisumu and Mombasa. Besides providing savings and credit services the SACCO has other business lines like property management, mortgage services and Metropal Insurance which has been operational for over 20 years. We are looking for a Cybersecurity Operations Officer in all our branches.

  • This role will implement and support security controls systems (including Network Access Control, AntiMalware, Database Activity Monitoring, Fraud Management System etc.). This includes daily health checks, on-boarding of new assets, implementing of new security solutions, improvements on existing control systems etc.
  • This role is responsible for implementation and support of operational components of Enterprise Information Security.
  • The role will ensure that controls systems are managed and administered well, and will drive implementation of security controls as defined by the Information Security roadmap, best practice and industry guidelines.
  • The role will also play a part in ensuring that information systems are compliant to information security baseline standards, by recommending and working with other technology stakeholders in defining these standards within these systems.
  • This role will define and implement information security processes related to vulnerability management, patch management, malware management etc, ensuring that these practices are in place and implemented across the Bank.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in a busy IT environment.
  • Certification in a systems security or audit-related area, such as CISA, CISM or CISSP.
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases and systems.
  • Project management skills preferred.
  • Experience in conducting compliance assessments
  • Experience in performing security reviews and risk assessments.