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Fresher ICT Security Officer Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Fresher ICT Security Officer Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Job Title:        ICT Security Officer (Re-advertised) 

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.

Job Summary: The ICT Security Officer will monitor the  security  compliance  of  networks,  servers  and  applications,  and  respond  to  security  events  and  alerts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Implement security measures in compliance  with  Pride’s  policies  and  procedures.
  • Review  IT  security  strategy,  policies  and  standards  as  per  the  business  requirements.
  • Install  and  update  IT  infrastructure,  provide  security  against  hackers  and  intruders.
  • Conduct training  for  staff  in  IT  Security.
  • Update  and  maintain  registers  of  physical  access  to  the  bank  server  rooms  at  all  times,  record  the  times  and  dates  of  staff  and  non-staff  enter  and  leave  the  server  rooms.
  • Review  and  recommend  to  Manager  ICT  Security  cost  effective  and  appropriate  security  technology  products  for  network,  systems  and  data.
  • Periodically  test  the  disaster  recovery  plan  (DRP).
  • Conduct  testing  of  the  disaster  recovery  plan.
  • Conduct  Intrusion  detection  on  the  network  to  identify  Vulnerabilities  that  exist  in  a  System  and  network.
  • Conduct  vulnerability  scans  on  the  network  to  identify  vulnerabilities  that  can  be  used  by  a  hacker  to  compromise  the  network.
  • Ensure  patches  are  distributed  to  all  machines.
  • Conduct  Business  Impact  assessment  for  the  ICT  department.
  • Conduct  Risk  assessments for  the  ICT  Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information  systems / Technology  or  Computer  Science,  Statistics  or  relevant  Engineering  or  Business  related  subject  from  a  reputable  university
  • Cisco certification (CCNA,  CCNP,  CEH)
  • At least two years of experience  in  a  busy  ICT  environment  in  a  similar  position,  preferably  a  banking  industry
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Good communication skills
  • Inter-personal  skills
  • Business  acumen
  • Customer  awareness
  • Computer  knowledge

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure

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  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hard copy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 5th December 2020

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