Fresher Officer Forensic Investigations Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Supervisor Forensic
 Job Code: HRM/041/601
About US:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda
Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a
central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer
and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related
matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then
regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax
administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by
the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Officer
Forensic Investigations will carry out digital device seizures, extract and
analyze information contained therein and report findings in support of
investigation cases related to tax fraud
Key Duties and
Conduct device seizures in order to obtain the sources of digital
information to support investigations:
  • Take part in forensics and cybercrime
    response efforts (seizures).
  • Where equipment is damaged, rebuild the
    system in order to recover lost data
  • Preserve and process electronic data
    according to the organizational policies and practices
Extract, process and analyze information to support investigations:
  • Recover and examine data from the
    electronic storage devices in order to use the data as evidence in
    criminal prosecutions or information purposes
  • Preserve and analyze data from electronic
    data sources
  • Investigate network intrusions to
    determine the cause and extent of the breach
Report about the findings to guide the investigations against tax fraud:
  • Form and articulate expert opinions based
    on analysis
  • Produce oral and written reports
    presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely
  • Write up technical reports detailing how
    the computer evidence was discovered and all of the steps taken during the
    retrieval process
  • Support the on-going investigations by
    communicating the progress and any issues of all forensic support requests
    in the laboratory.
Conduct post forensic investigations activities to support the forensic
investigations findings and build capacity among peers
  • Provide expert testimony in depositions,
    trials and other proceedings regarding the evidence collected which may
    include a presentation of visual aids
  • Research on new methodologies and digital
    forensic technology trends in the industry
Solutions Development:
  • Coordinate with team members to achieve
    coding goals as well as solve system support issues
  • Initiate operational analyses of system
    functions and programed software code under the direction of the team

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue
    Authority (URA) Officer Forensic Investigations job placement should hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in either;
    Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Certificate
    in (AccessData), EnCE or equivalent digital forensic certification
  • Computer
    programming Certification
  • Training
    in Information Security, Networking A+ 
  • At least two years’ experience in a computer forensic or related
    field in a reputable firm
  • Good track record of incorporating user and business requirements into
    cost-effective, secure and user-friendly solutions known for scalability
    and durability.
  • Knowledge of digital forensic tools
  • Extensive
    knowledge of commercial and open source software/database engineering
    tools, design techniques, and CASE tools.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Proven ability to work in teams
  • Highly analytical and a Critical thinker
    with attention to small detail
  • Age: Between 28-38 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA
should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click
, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register,
else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and
responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required
to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not
exceed a limit of 1 MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of shortlisted
and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic
documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks
conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any
applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts
of law.
Deadline: 17th October 2017 at
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