• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 – 3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldICT / Computer 

Job Reference Number: V/No.15/2022

Number of Positions: One (1)

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Gross Salary ScaleKshs. 104,300 – 131,100 p.m

Job Purpose:

  • The job holder will be responsible for developing, deploying and maintaining key ICT Security architecture and infrastructure to ensure all online services are secured.

Reporting Responsibilities:

  • The job holder is responsible to the Senior ICT Officer
  • Area of Deployment: Directorate of ICT

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research and development/security intelligence on new
  • areas in security to input to strategy;
  • Designing cyber security solutions in line with best practices to ensure
  • deployment of best in class solutions;
  • Defining cyber security requirements and acceptance criteria for new
  • systems;
  • Drafting and evaluating business cases, RFIs/RFPs, conduct proof of
  • concepts, technical evaluations;
  • Lead in testing, implementation, deployment and commissioning of new
  • solutions;
  • Recommending major security upgrades where required and work with
  • the operations team to implement;
  • Scheduling for all security programs to be continually improved to
  • maximize their returns/benefits;
  • Conducting knowledge transfer to other team members/staff on new or
  • topical areas;
  • Regularly recommending and applying system security updates and
  • patches;
  • Detection of systems security breaches and prevention of their
  • recurrence;
  • Undertaking research for ICT security solutions for Business functions;
  • and
  • Supervising, mentoring and nurturing staff under supervision.

Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: –

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following fields: Computer
  • Science, Computer Technology, Informatics, Computer Science &
  • Technology, Information Systems, Business Information Technology
  • (BBIT), Computing Science and Technology, Computer Security and
  • Forensics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Possess at least one (1) Professional certifications in CEH, CHIF, CISSP
  • or equivalent;
  • A Management course or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • and
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


  • A minimum three (3) years relevant work–experience with at least one
  • (1) year at Supervisory Level.
  • Knowledge/experience working on Vulnerability Management, Threat
  • Intelligence, Python/PHP, bash scripting and/or PowerShell,
  • Penetration Testing, etc. is imperative.
  • Deployment of Cisco and/or Fortinet security solution will be an added
  • advantage

Job Core Competencies:

  • Good Interpersonal and Communication skills;
  • Supervisory and Problem–solving skills;
  • Confidentiality and High Integrity;
  • Hands–on and Results Oriented;
  • Ability to work under pressure; and
  • Merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: –

  • Filling an Online Application Employment Form available at the Judiciary jobs portal:
  • Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application: –
  • A copy of National Identity Card
  • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any), community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity (if any), past and present and legal professional engagement;
  • Names of three (3) professional references and two (2) character references who can verify and comment about the applicant’s past and present employment or engagement;
  • Copy of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents
  • Certified copies of admission certificate to the roll of advocates, testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts
  • Applicable only to applicants in the legal field)
  • Applicant’s recent coloured passport size photographs

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit valid clearance certificates from the following bodies during the interview: –

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  4. Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission
  5. A recognized Credit Reference Bureau
  6. Recommendation from the relevant Professional Body, as the case may be, as being in Good Standing
  7. Advocates Complaints Commission
  8. Law Society of Kenya

Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application as the same will be verified by relevant bodies.

The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 11TH MARCH, 2022 AT 5.00PM

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.

Interested and qualified? Go to Judicial Service Commission on to apply

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