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

Job Title:       ICT Security Officer (Re-advertized) 

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

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 

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  sed  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.

Skills and Experience:

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

certification (CCNA,  CCNP,  CEH)

At least
two years of experience  in  a 
busy  ICT  environment 
in  a  similar 
position,  preferably  a 
banking  industry


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: 31st July 2020

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