Massive Recruitment by Cytonn Investments, Nairobi

Business Systems Analysis
Job Category: Business Systems Analysis
Closing Date: June 28th, 2017
Location: Nairobi
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
Our Business Systems Analyst Intern will be primarily responsible for stakeholder management, requirements gathering, documentation, process mapping, training users on systems and performing best practices research to improve existing solutions and identify new solutions.
They will also be incharge of analyzing the organizations processes and prescribing areas that needs process improvement, re-engineering or automation.

Responsibilities

·         Analysis of system requirements and preparation of software requirements documentation after careful elicitation and analysis of clients’ needs and business processes.
·         Continuously evaluating procedures and processes and Identifying opportunities for improving business processes through information systems or process improvement.
·         Mapping out all business and system processes, to achieve operational efficiency and smooth process flow.
·         Working closely with management to prioritize business goals and information needs, and work with key stakeholders of business dockets to move their processes online.
·         Prepare and supervise system tests to ensure they meet the clients’ needs.
·         Assist in the preparation of proposals to develop new systems and/or operational changes.
·         Communicate with heads of all departments about common frustrations, hindrances and other issues that interrupt their workflow.

Requirements

·         A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages.
·         An undergraduate degree with at least Second Class Upper Division in Business Information Technology,
·         Computer Science or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.
·         Excellent documentation skills and ability to document requirements and specifications.
·         Excellent knowledge of the software development process.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·         Good analytical skills and quantitative reasoning.
·         Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with great accuracy, organization, attention to detail and follow-through.
·         Strong organizational and time management skills.
How to Apply

Out of Home Advertising Assistant
Job Category: Marketing, Communications & PR
Closing Date: July 11th, 2017
Location: Nairobi
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
To develop, establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization.

Responsibilities

·         Assist with event coordination
·         Research on best placement of our OOH advertising
·         Establishing a yearly advertising planner for various product promotions
·         Procure necessary permits for signage, events or any marketing function
·         Report on discounts, leads/performance of the various advertising channels
·         Liaise with marketing to consolidate plans, campaign and any other relevant task
·         Work with creative to ensure relevant artworks for OOH is produced on schedule
·         Monitoring of OOH advertising, campaigns, maintaining records of the same and rotation schedule
·         Manage, refurbish the site sales offices i.e. ensuring the sites have signage and sales offices are branded

Requirements

·         Highly creative
·         Research skills
·         Result oriented
·         Strong organization skills
·         Education and experience
·         At least a C+ in KCSE
·         Good verbal and written communication skills
·         Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
·         Good numerical skills, analytical and problem solving skills
·         Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a cooperative and demanding environment
·         A business degree or Diploma in marketing or a business related field with a minimum of 2nd class Upper division
How to Apply

Cyber Security Engineering
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
To manage our growing Technology needs, the firm is inviting applications from talented Cyber Security Engineers to join its competitive team of engineers in Cytonn Technologies.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

Responsibilities

·         Cyber Threat Engineer will work on all systems and/or projects within the organization responsible for providing Cyber Security Threat detection utilizing network and host based Computer Security tools, appliances and end point products
·         Perform static code analysis (SCA) on applications to identify vulnerabilities and report to software engineers for fixing
·         Set up and monitor applications for intrusion detection and protect applications against common vulnerabilities
·         Secure application infrastructure (servers and databases) against intrusion, ensuring they’re regularly patched against known vulnerabilities
·         Manage vulnerability reporting in all applications and systems, including open source software that the applications run on
·         Perform analysis of all security systems log files, review and keep track of triggered events, research current and future cyber threats, reconcile correlated cyber security events, develop and modify new and current cyber security correlation rule sets, and operate security equipment and technology
·         Document security incidents as identified in the incident response rules and escalate to management as required
·         Monitor key security infrastructure elements, identify security events, perform analysis, and initiate response activities
·         Perform packet analysis by identifying malformed packets and the payload of the packet
·         Integrate security products, including designs for all organizational networks as well as designing, engineering, planning, integrating, configuring, testing and deploying
·         Maintain system baselines and configuration management items, including security event monitoring “policies” in a manner determined by the program management
·         Provide documentation and interaction with other analysts and Operations and Maintenance personnel to ensure a complete and functioning system that meets requirements
·         Perform software testing (patches, other updates)
·         Troubleshoot OSI layer and TCP/IP related problems
·         Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents.
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or specialized training/certification. Or equivalent work experience.
·         Typically requires 1 or more year of related technical experience.
·         Experience in application security, preferably a software security role
·         Expertise with browser security controls (CSP, XFO, HSTS), web application security topics such as OWASP
·         Top 10, and authentication infrastructure (SAML, OAUTH)
·         Knowledgeable with back end security topics such as secret management and service authentication
·         Experience building tools and processes to reliably identify security issues such as SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, and business logic flaws across large code bases
·         Experience supporting a major system.
·         Good understanding of IT and Risk Management Framework a plus. Certified Information Systems Security
·         Professional (CISSP)
·         Expert skills in data analysis and data mining.
·         Must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks
·         Experience leading teams
·         Should be good in intrusion prevention and detection systems and configuring them in firewalls.
·         Should be good in network design and development and network hardening to avert security threats.
How to Apply

Front End Software Engineer
Job Category: Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date: June 23rd, 2017
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US.
Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
To manage our growing Technology needs, the firm is inviting applications from talented Software Engineers to join its competitive team of engineers in Cytonn Technologies. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

Responsibilities

·         Working with Designers and Back End Engineers to ensure that applications are built with clean, beautiful and intuitive interfaces
·         Building web interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
·         Writing clean and tested front end code
·         Supporting technical decisions on front end development
·         Training and supervising junior developers and trainees, imparting skills and development discipline
·         Working with designers to ensure that web applications developed are intuitive and user friendly
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
·         Computer Science (or related) degree with a minimum of upper second-class honors
·         At least one-year coding experience with a focus on front end development
·         Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and experience with modern JavaScript frameworks. Knowledge and experience with VueJS is an added advantage
·         Solid understanding of ES2015 JavaScript standard
·         Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS and CSS preprocessors (Sass)
·         Deep knowledge of web technologies (REST/HTTP and web sockets)
·         Good understanding of popular programming paradigms i.e. object orientation and functional programming
·         Appreciation of web interfaces and user experiences
·         Proficient understanding of version control systems (GIT)
·         Ability to work long hours to complete requirements
·         A passion for computing and software and engaging learning experiences, as well as desire to make a difference in a highly productive environment
·         Desire to use technology to develop innovative solutions that solve real world problems
How to Apply

Full Stack Software Engineer (PHP)
Job Category: Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Closing Date: June 23rd, 2017
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US.
Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
To manage our growing Technology needs, the firm is inviting applications from talented Software Engineers to join its competitive team of engineers in Cytonn Technologies. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

Responsibilities

·         Developing web applications (both front end and back end), ensuring user requirements are met
·         Designing database systems for web applications, ensuring efficient data storage and consistency
·         Writing reusable, testable and clean code
·         Maintaining web applications, ensuring uptime and dependability
·         Training and supervising junior developers and trainees, imparting skills and development discipline
·         Working with designers to ensure that web applications developed are intuitive and user friendly
·         Providing technical support to users when required
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         A grade of B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with good grades in math and languages
·         Computer Science (or related) degree with a minimum of upper second-class honors
·         At least one-year experience developing in JavaScript and PHP
·         Advanced knowledge and experience with PHP. Knowledge of a modern PHP framework is an added advantage
·         Advanced knowledge of JavaScript. Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks is an added advantage
·         Solid foundational skills of computing and algorithms, background in object oriented principles is an added advantage
·         Basic foundational knowledge of web and Internet infrastructure, databases, networking and programming
·         Appreciation of web interfaces and user experiences
·         Proficient understanding of version control systems (GIT)
·         Ability to work long hours to complete requirements
·         A passion for computing and software and engaging learning experiences, as well as desire to make a difference in a highly productive environment
·         Desire to use technology to develop innovative solutions that solve real world problems
How to Apply

Business Intelligence Software Engineer
Job Category: Software Development
Closing Date: April 14th, 2017
Location: Nairobi
Cytonn Technologies (CT) is the Technology affiliate of Cytonn Investments, an alternative investments management firm with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and the D.C. Metro Area in the US. Cytonn Technologies is a respected technology solutions provider that offers innovative, differentiated and efficient technology products and support, web-based solutions and integrated business solutions.
To manage our growing Technology needs, the firm is inviting applications from talented Business Intelligence Engineers to join its competitive team of engineers in Cytonn Technologies.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to participate in our share ownership plan.

Responsibilities

·         Coordinate with customers and Business Analysts to determine business data reporting and analysis requirements
·         Assist in business report generation to internal and external customers for business decision making
·         Support Database Administrators and Developers to build data warehousing systems for business intelligence, reporting and analytics
·         Assist in data administration, modelling and integration activities in data warehouse systems
·         Implement business intelligence solutions to achieve data reporting and analysis goals
·         Support the development of business intelligence standards to meet business goals
·         Coordinate with the business units to identify new data requirements, analysis strategies and reporting mechanisms
·         Assist in design and generation of reports in timely and accurate manner
·         Work with the business units to improve business operations
·         Train and guide the junior engineers in data reporting and analytical skills
·         Recommend enhancements and modifications to optimize business intelligence processes
·         Address business intelligence queries and issues in a timely fashion
·         Create and execute project plans within allotted budget and timelines
·         Maintain documentations for all business intelligence processes
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management, Mathematics or specialized training/certification. Or equivalent work experience
·         At least one year of related technical experience
·         Experience supporting a major system
·         In-depth knowledge of the industry and multiple business functional areas
·         Expert skills in data analysis and data mining
·         Hands-on experience supporting or working with Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing environments
·         Experience leading teams
How to Apply
Financial Advisor
Job Category: Sales & Distribution
Job Type: Full Time
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.

Responsibilities

·         Present, promote and sell our products to existing and prospective clients
·         Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
·         Reach potential customers through cold calling
·         Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
·         Attend prospect and client meetings to make presentations and oversee follow up
·         Identifying opportunities for product development, and other product offerings
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         KCSE grade C+ and above
·         Diploma or Degree holder in any field
·         Proven work experience as a financial advisor
·         Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
·         Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
·         Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
·         Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
How to Apply

Innovation Internships
Job Category: General
Job Type: Internship
Closing Date: July 10th, 2017
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.
We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
To maintain its market lead in innovation, Cytonn Investments will train young and energetic graduates on innovation and design thinking through its Cytonn Young Leaders Program.
The innovation internship will take individuals through a 12-week intensive training that will enable them to realize and develop their creativity and make them confident to apply it and to develop others within the company.
They will conduct in-depth research and develop and refine tools and strategies to bring innovations to scale and to build and nurture a culture of innovation throughout the company.
The Interns will work on several projects such as developing business models, identify policy solutions, creating marketing material, or draft presentations to potential partners.
Externally they will interact with the public in developing and testing their products and ideas while internally they will work with all business units to inject innovation and design ideas into their work.

Responsibilities

·         Develop advanced skills in innovation practice by reading, research and practice
·         Identify and develop innovative practices in the fields of real estate, investments and technology and support all internal business units to proactively identify innovation opportunities
·         Perform research and work with the innovation leads to develop and sell the innovation strategy that is appropriate for Cytonn
·         Conduct research on innovative thinking and practice, compiling background materials, statistical data and briefing notes for innovation and media events
·         Organize activities for the innovation team, such as training sessions and workshops
·         Project management of innovation type projects
·         Build of relationships with stakeholders and broker relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels
·         Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
·         Curiosity and comfort with ambiguity
·         Ability to develop and analyze unconventional ideas
·         Ability to read widely and rapidly, summarize and apply ideas to real world situations in the context of Cytonn products
·         Outgoing personality and courage to approach unfamiliar people and situations
·         Deep interest in Innovation and associated topics
·         Strong ties to the local startup ecosystem and prior experience is an advantage
Learning Opportunities
·         This position is ideal for candidates who are looking to gain experience in innovation, policy research, business research, business development, writing, and research on new technology.
·         They will learn research and reading skills and go through several case studies and practical exercises that will prepare them for the job market.
Additional Information
To be considered, applications must include sufficient justification of interest in innovation including any past projects or activities that speak to this.
How to Apply

Facilities & Property Management Internships
Job Category: Facilities Management
Job Type: Internship
Closing Date: July 6th, 2017
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 74 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
We are seeking highly motivated, self-directed team players to fill the position of Real Estate Facilities and Property Management Interns.The position will provide the Interns with valuable experience in Facilities and Property Management to kickstart their career.

Responsibilities

·         Ensuring departmental tasks are executed as per laid up processes and procedures
·         Calculating the service charge payable every period to be used provide the actual services
·         Work with the Project Management team to develop and implement a Facilities and Property Management
·         Plan for respective developments
·         Ensuring an official site handover takes place
·         Preparation of a budget for the management of the site
·         On-boarding a caretaker
·         Outsourcing for security personnel on site
·         Organizing for site fencing, clearing and security lighting
·         Facilitating the transfer of utility accounts
·         Managing other entities involved in securing the site like the security company, site clearers etc
·         Repair and maintenance to avoid total breakdown of the facilities; of which in the event that such a situation arises, repairs will be in order
·         Liaising with original suppliers and installers of facilities and machinery to ensure that they are on standby to carry out repairs and that they organize for regular maintenance procedures
·         Sourcing and engaging service providers including security, repairs & maintenance, cleaning, gardening & landscaping, garbage & waste management and providing accounts for these services and ensuring the money is paid to provide them
·         Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         Minimum of B+ in KCSE or equivalent
·         Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a Second upper
·         Knowledge of real estate, accounting and building technology systems
·         Computer proficiency especially in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
·         Positive attitude and flexibility to handle diverse tasks
·         Ability to work in a team
·         Demonstrate leadership capability
Learning Opportunities
·         Facilities and Property Management
·         Project Management
·         Organisation Skills
·         People Management Skills
How to Apply

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