Cellulant Information Security Application Analyst Job in Kenya 2019

Information Security Application Analyst

Cellulant is the leading one-stop digital payments company in Africa, for Africa by Africans; providing the glue connecting everyone to everything, every day.

To do this we are looking for qualified, passionate, dynamic and vibrant people to drive our strategy and agenda.

Role Context: This is an operational role that facilitates the day to day information security tasks necessary for the functioning of the organization. Its customers range from Software Developers, Hub Engineers, Implementation Engineers, Infrastructure team and Service Management.

These information security tasks aim to enforce / maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of Cellulant’s information.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Product Testing

  • Develop security requirements and test cases during Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Perform vulnerability and penetration testing on applications
  • Should behave intermediate to proficient skill level in Nessus, Burpsuite, checkmarx, nikto, openvas as well as a range of scanning tools
  • Perform code analysis for potential performance issues, usability, and/or anomalies that are related to security, privacy or risk.
  • Follow up with the development teams to ensure identified security issues are addressed prior to deployment on production.

2. Server and End point Vulnerability Assessment

  • Perform periodic vulnerability assessments on Infrastructure
  • Ensure that issues identified are closed before next periodic Vulnerability assessment
  • Be familiar with possible malware or ransomware attack vectors and advise blue team on weak points identified
  • Update and define hardening methodologies as well as advise on patches

3. Network Testing

  • Perform vulnerability and penetration testing on network infrastructure.
  • Ensure that issues identified are closed before next periodic Vulnerability assessment

4. Training

  • Carry out focused security trainings and maintain attendance registers. Work with GRC to ensure that weak areas are closed through periodic trainings.
  • Ensure that common vulnerabilities are reduced by active trainings

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 2+ years’ experience in Cyber Security, Red Team or Vulnerability Research
  • Security Certifications e.g. OSCP, OSCE, OSWE, GWAPT, GPEN, GPYC, GAWN, GXPN, or CEH
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management
  • Experience with Threat Intelligence
  • Experience with Exploit Engineering
  • Experience with Security & Vulnerability Research
  • Experience with Python, bash scripting and/or PowerShell
  • Experience with Penetration Testing, physical, social engineering and/or virtual

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience with Cyber Security
  • Bachelor’s degree or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job.
  • Advanced Knowledge in adversary tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Ability to think out of the Box
  • Advanced communication (verbal and written) skills in English

Send your CV in PDF, email subject: Information Security Operation Centre Analyst to jobs@cellulant.com before April 15th 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.