Techsavanna - Senior Specialist, AWS Cloud Cybersecurity - Mpesa

Senior Specialist, AWS Cloud Cybersecurity Job, IT Jobs Kenya 2021, 

Role title: Senior Specialist – AWS Cloud Cybersecurity Specialist

Company: M-Pesa Africa (Techsavanna).

Band: Contractor

Location: KE

Department: Cyber Security


As the Senior Specialist – AWS Cloud Cyber Security Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Conducting security reviews and Securing All AWS Cloud instances and any systems hosted therein
  • Ensuring All AWS instances are regularly scanned for Security vulnerabilities and appropriately Hardened
  • Ensuring 100% logging and monitoring for AWS
  • Maintenance and support of various AWS cybersecurity systems including (but not limited to) Firewalls, WAF, IPS\IDS, Logging Solutions, Network etc
  • Act as the Security team lead in the configuration, management and upgrade of any Cloud security systems or Technology systems
  • Troubleshoot and remediate Level 1/2/3 issues impacting AWS Cybersecurity operations
  • Ensure all new and existing systems/products/services comply with Company’s security policies & standards and other industry best practices
  • Improvement of the Cyber security posture of the company through several initiatives, including but not limited to Cyber Security Baselines.


  • At least one certification in Cloud Security: preferably AWS Cloud security
  • Degree in Electrical Eng./Computer Science/information Technology or equivalent Technology-related degree
  • At least one professional Information Security Qualification: CISSP/CISM/CISA
  • Advance competencies experience in Information Security Technologies
  • Minimum of TWO years full-time hands-on AWS Security experience in security audits for AWS Systems\solutions\ Instances or deploying or managing AWS Security systems.
  • Good communication skills and team player.
  • Experience in the use of security tools.
  • Project management skills, and proven task execution (getting things done).
  • Superior Report writing skills.
  • Analytical Thinking.

How to Apply

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role, clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below.

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