Entry Level ICT Security Officer Jobs – 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: 12th October 2020


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