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  • Job ID 1005698
  • Career Level Officer
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Security &Business Continuity, the Principal Security Analyst, will be responsible for the continuous monitoring of technology assets for security Incidents that impact on confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems across the Company. Overall security monitoring and incident response program of KPLC, including implementation of policies and procedures on security monitoring and incident response, by putting in place the appropriate people, processes and technology. Containment and recovery from security incidents or breaches.
The key tasks & duties for the position include;
  • Primarily responsible for leading and managing a SOC team, and ensuring that security incidents are correctly identified, analyzed, defended, investigated, and reported.
  • Monitor and analyze activity on networks, servers, endpoints, databases, applications, websites, and other systems, looking for anomalous activity that could be indicative of a security incident or compromise.
  • Perform threat management & threat modelling, identify threat vectors and develop use cases for security monitoring.
  • Ensure continuous integration of logs from technology assets into the SIEM to meet the security use cases.
  • Manage the cyber incident response plan.
  • Respond to incidents in accordance with the incident response plan.
  • Effective communication and escalation during incident response.
  • Focal point of contact for cyber incidents.
  • Continuous improvement of the response plan.
  • Develop and maintain the required Information Security policies, procedures and standard operating procedures (SOPs) in relation to the SOC and incident response, to strengthen the current Security Operations.
  • Develop regular metrics, dashboards and reports for SOC operations for various stakeholders (IT Leadership, Senior Management.
  • Develop SOC performance management tools.
  • Ensure compliance to SLA and process adherence to achieve operational objectives.
  • Leadership, mentorship and performance management for direct reports.
  • Work closely and maintain a positive working relationship with internal teams and outsourced partners in the remediation actions of incidents within SLA.
  • Direct and supervise the work of personnel and/or contractors assigned to the department.

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