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System Security Administrator at Text Book Centre

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Organization Name: Text Book Centre

Job Title: Security Systems Administrator

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Security

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Implement network security policies, application security, access control and corporate data safeguards
  • Assist with regulatory and data transfer procedures.
  • Document and communicate policies, queries, vulnerabilities, and current state of the system.
  • Identify risks by role, software, information type, and other categories and define acceptable and mitigation strategies.
  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
  • Perform vulnerability and networking scanning assessments
  • Monitor network traffic for unusual activity
  • Configure and support security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus software, patch management systems, etc.
  • Analyze and establish security requirements for the networks
  • Train fellow employees in security awareness and procedures
  • Develop and update business continuity and disaster recovery protocols
  • Conduct security audits and make policy recommendations
  • Provide technical security advice
  • Test and evaluate new technology


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or a related field with certifications in Security+, SOPHOS, MSCE, CCNA and CISM
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in working in a POS, SAGE,IVEND and SAP is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of common L4-L7 protocols such as SSL, HTTP, DNS, SMTP and IPsec
  • Strong understanding of firewall technologies
  • Experience in Packet Shaper, Load Balancer and Proxy Server
  • Knowledge in intermediate to expert IDS/IPS
  • Experience in TCP/IP, active directory, computer networking, routing and switching
  • Experience in network protocols and packet analysis tools
  • Experience Windows server operating system
  • Experience in firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • Strong communication skills both in writing and verbal
Method of Application

Please submit a letter of interest with your resume clearly indicating the position as email subject to below email address at

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