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ICT Officer (Infrastructure and Security) Job at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Information Technology
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: October 26, 2021
  • Last Date: November 9, 2021

Job Description


Department: Information Communication Technology
Reports To: Chief ICT Officer- Operations and Support
Job Purpose: To develop and support ICT Infrastructure and Security systems
as per KCAA needs.

Scope of work/duties/responsibilities
-Designing and implementing short and long term plans to ensure ICT
infrastructure and security meets the established standards, existing and
future capacity and capability requirements;
-Developing procedures and associated implementation, testing and training
plans for infrastructure administration, security and data management;
-Participating in the planning, design, implementation, support and
maintenance of ICT Infrastructure and security systems;
-Ensuring compliance to legal and regulatory requirements regarding ICT
infrastructure and security.
-Developing, implementing, and maintaining the ICT infrastructure including
server and network configuration, security, accessibility, connectivity, and
-Monitoring datacenters, passive and active equipment and environment to
resolve alerts and ensure optimal equipment performance conditions;
-Ensuring business continuity measures are implemented and kept up to date,
including disaster recovery plans for critical systems;
-Conducting ICT systems, infrastructure and equipment administration by
ensuring that configuration data backups are done regularly, verified for
completeness as well as undertaking patch management;
-Coordinate and facilitate preventive maintenance of infrastructure and security
systems to ensure they are secure and resilient;
-Maintaining hardware asset register detailing ICT equipment used by the
Authority, and identifying, analyzing and managing associated information
-Creating continuous awareness to the staff of the Authority and customers of
latest cyber-security threats and implementing security measures to minimize
risk to information assets.
-Ensuring that the ICT Service Desk operates efficiently and effectively;
-Performing any other duty as assigned by the Chief ICT Officer- Operations
and Support

-Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science,
Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Science, Business
Information Technology or an equivalent qualification from a recognized
-A certification in either CCNA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, ITIL, CEH, CCENT, ICDL,
Linux or any other relevant professional qualification from a recognized
-Microsoft Certification e.g. MCP, MCSE

-At least five (5) years' experience in IT Infrastructure and System Security.
-Experience working with virtual environment e.g VMWARE.
-Practical experience with Storage and Backup Systems e.g. Dell EMC, NetApp,
Veeam Backup and Replication.
-Experience of working with Cisco Switches, configuring LANs, Network Access
Control, Checkpoint and Fortinet firewalls etc
-Experience working with network and ICT infrastructure monitoring
technologies e.g Solarwinds.

Knowledge and skills
-Good understanding of Network design, implementation and performance
-Strong organization and communication skills with an attention to detail
-Ability to work in a team environment
-Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software
-Strong analytical skills

Interested candidates are required to submit their application letters
quoting the job reference no. on the envelope and application letter,
attaching copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV with full
contact details of three professional referees to the address below. The
applications should be received not later than 9th November 2021.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
Female candidates and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged
to apply. Note, persons with disabilities are required to attach a copy of
valid NCPWD membership card.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
Aviation House - JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

Skills Required

Analytical Skills
Software Troubleshooting
Team Player
Communication Skills
Attention to Details
Information Technology Skills