SMEP Systems Security Administrator Job 2013 vacancy  in Kenya


SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited, a Christian based MFI regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions of:
Systems Security Administrator
Reporting to the Head of ICT the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring, reviewing and ensuring systems, data and information security across the company.

The Systems Security Administrator will be expected to put in measures to safeguard company, shareholders, staff and clients data/information across the Network on a T24 Banking System environment and other Business Systems in the company.

The Systems Security Administrator will monitor system security installations, constantly review data/information movement to identify possible breaches or unwarranted access, proactively spearhead sealing of any loopholes, and ensure the company ICT security policies, regulatory and systems security standards are complied with.
The Systems Security Administrator is also expected to play an integral part in the development of systems, short-term and long-term ICT goals in a dynamic business environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor, review and secure the WAN/LAN, Internet, Website and other online resources for the company
  • Monitor, review and secure T24 Banking System and integrated Channels
  • Monitor, review and secure all Business Systems and integrated 3rd party systems
  • Develop and deploy systems security features necessary to safeguard company systems
  • Ensure the security, reliability, and availability of all company data and information, stored locally and remotely.
  • Executive recovery procedures on security breaches of systems and ensure no recurrence
  • Review and ensure secure integration of new business systems, internal and external system services and user access, as need arise.
  • Conduct reviews of data in the company systems to search for any fraudulent/unauthentic transactions or records.
  • Liaise with service providers to ensure security of all systems integrated on the network.
  • Conduct periodic tests and reviews of system security installations that have been setup to safeguard access of data/information across the company.
  • Support internal and external customers to ensure security of all systems within and integrated on the network.
  • Conduct training and awareness on systems, data and information security across the company as need arise.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by Management from time to time.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Must have BSc Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • Must hold valid Certification in Systems Security from a recognised institution(s)
  • Must be well versed with T24 Banking System administration
  • Must be well versed with Systems Security Standards
  • Should have 3 years of relevant work experience in a financial institution(s)
  • Should be aged between 25 – 35 years
  • Must be a committed Christian
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates who meet the above criteria should download the “Job Application Form” at, and send their filled applications to on or before Tuesday, 23rd October, 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.