Chinhoyi University of Technology  (CUT)

Cyber Security Engineer

Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT)
Apr. 07, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited for the above senior position that has arisen in the University.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performing the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) on the University's strategic information systems resources and prepares Threat and Risk Assessment Register.
  • Participating in University systems-wide Business Continuity Plan and Disaster.
  • Recovery Planning, and Incident Response Plans.
  • Communicating risks and recommendations to mitigate risks.
  • Overseeing all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, and maintenance of the University's information security policies and procedures.
  • Developing information, and cyber security awareness training and education programs.
  • Conducting penetration testing and vulnerability assessments.
  • Acting proactively to prevent potential disaster situations by ensuring that proper protections are in place, such as, intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, and effective physical safeguards; and
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Computer Science/Information Security/Data Analytics/Information Systems.
  • The candidate should have a minimum of four (4) years' hands-on experience in information security or cyber security.
  • The candidate must be Sophos Firewall Administration Certified.
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification, and Cyber Security Forensics Certification are an added advantage.
  • The successful candidate should have the ability to perform Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT), User Behaviour Analysis (UBA) and should possess thorough understanding of the Defense-in-Depth security model, COBIT, and Data Protection Act - Zimbabwe.
  • The candidate is also expected to be highly knowledgeable in information security standards and procedures, operating systems, databases and cyber security issues and principles, and authentication, authorization, and access control methods.


How to Apply

Application: Six copies of the application letter, certified copies of certificates and CVs giving full personal details including full names, place and date of ti qualifications, experience, current salary, date of availability and names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees should e addressed to:

The Registrar - Chinhoyi University of Technology,

Private Bag 7724,


Telephone No: (0267) 2129457

Or Apply online to: (Documents should be sent as a SINGLE PDF document).

NB: Applicants who do not comply with the requirements will be disqualified. Details on salary, allowances and other benefits shall be disclosed to shortlisted candidates ONLY.

Deadline: 07 April 2023

Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT)

Chinhoyi University of Technology is an educational institution whose mandate is teaching, learning and research as well as community service. It awards diplomas and degrees for varying subjects or programmes which have a technological bias. Chinhoyi University of Technology also known as CUT was established by an Act by the Parliament of Zimbabwe on 10 December 2001. It is located in the town of Chinhoyi in Mashonaland West about 120 km from Harare towards Lake Kariba and the Zambian border.

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