IT Security Officer – Umeme

Job Title:      IT Security Officer
Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: IT
Security Administrator
About US:
Umeme is a public
company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi
Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value
international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a
structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary:   The IT Security Officer will implement
security policies, principles, and standards. He/she works with the rest of the
ICT Team to select and deploy technical controls to meet specific security
requirements, and implements processes and standards to ensure that security
configurations are maintained.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate on IT process initiatives to ensure that security
    solutions are delivered in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Work with infrastructure team members to identify, select, and
    implement technical controls.
  • Assist IT staff in the resolution of reported security incidents.
  • Monitor daily or weekly reports and security logs for unusual
  • Assist in the development of security processes and procedures and
    support service-level agreements (SLAs) to ensure that security controls
    are managed and maintained.
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and plan the implementation of new or
    updated information security technologies.
  • Ensure that all new implementations of ICT solutions are compliant
    with the organization’s security requirements; ensuring best practice is
    always followed.
  • Monitor and ensure that appropriate levels of security exist in the
    following: PC’s, client server, LAN, WAN, broadband networks, web
    environments, firewalls, IP telephony, disaster recovery and applications,
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of data at rest or while in
    transit between end point devices, servers and other systems including any
    data at rest on hosted, third party systems where ICT have been involved.
  • Work with the ICT team to ensure that Issues identified during
    vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits are
  • Review logs generated from information-security-related hardware and
    software and send summaries to the supervisor for review

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Umeme IT Security Officer job vacancy
    must hold a  Degree in IT, Computer
    Science or any other relevant discipline
  • At least two years of ICT Security management experience, including
  • One year of technical experience.
  • Planning and Organizational skills
  • High integrity and honest
  • Accuracy
  • Problem solving and good judgment skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both written and spoken
  • Positive attitude
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should first fill out their application
forms online, Click
 and thereafter send their updated CVs
Deadline: 15th February 2019 by 5:00 PM
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