M-Pesa Africa Vacancy for Cyber Security Prevent 2024

  • Job Identification: 207
  • Deadline: 03/15/2024, 10:15 AM
  • Degree Level: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Schedule: Full-time
  • Locations: PO BOX 46350, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Descriptions

M-Pesa Africa seeks to create opportunities for Kenyans to be a part of growth to transform their lives, one of which is M-Pesa Africa – Evergreen Requisition Specialist – Cyber Security Prevent. See details below;


The key responsibilities include to;

  •  Coordinate optimization of the Operational & Monitoring Defense cyber security baselines (CSB) controls across all M-Pesa Africa relevant business areas and processes
  • Optimize and maintain respective Monitoring Cyber Security controls and requirements across M-Pesa Africa environments
  • Ensure all M-Pesa and third-party systems’ products, services and projects are compliant with the M-Pesa Africa minimum security Monitoring requirements and Cyber defence Cyber Security Baselines (CSBs)
  • Be responsible for the set-up, execution and maintenance of the security incident management and coordination process in conjunction with incident management capabilities
  •  Support all internal and external audits around Technology systems and processes, ensure these systems are free from known Technology audit findings and ensure all audit findings in these systems are closed within agreed timelines.
  • Support compliance with Legal, Regulatory and key stakeholders’ requirements across the Technology domains
  • Ensure proper monitoring implementation and change management processes compliance for all planned and emergency changes in Technology systems
  • Set up analytics framework and tools and drive simplification of key cyber security processes
  •  Drive internal and third-party service review meetings covering performance, service improvements, quality and processes
  • Support information security awareness and training to all MPA users and third-party vendors
  • Coordinate incident planning and emergency communication processes to both internal and external audiences.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications or related IT field
  • At least one professional Information Security Qualification: ComptiaSecurity+/CCNA Security
  • Intermediary Competencies in Network Security
  • Intermediary competencies in Microsoft, Linux or Unix Operating Systems administration
  • Intermediary competencies experience in Information Security Technologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of Network Security experience with Intrusion Prevention Systems, Web Application Firewalls, VPN administration, Content Filters, and Security Scanning tools.
  • Minimum of 1-year focused Security experience in Privilege User Access Management solutions;
  • Experience in the design, delivery and support of Information Security solutions to customers will be an added advantage
  • Experience in the use of security tools.
  • Project management skills, and proven task execution (getting things done).
  • Superior Report writing skills and good communication skills.
  • Good communication and collaborative skills.

How to Apply

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