Makerere University Walter Reed Project Information Security Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University Walter Reed Project Information Security Officer Jobs in Uganda


Position Summary:

  • The successful candidate will supportdata assurance, regulatory compliance and safeguards of ICT systems.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    Data Security Management

  • Manage Primary Endpoint and Network Security Platforms and subject all access rules, policies and SOPs for approvals

  • Provide guidance in defining objectives for data security.

  • Manage institution-wide information security governance processes

  • Stay abreast of information security issues and internal compliance changes affecting and national level laws and regulations.

  • Implement and test Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans

    Policy, Compliance and Audit

  • Develop effective and reasonable policies and practices to secure protected/sensitive data and ensure information security and compliance with relevant legislation and legal interpretation.

  • Work with Internal Audit and external consultants as appropriate on required security assessments and audits.

    Outreach, Education and Training

  • Create education and awareness programs and advise operating units at all levels on security issues, best practices, and vulnerabilities

  • Work with all staff, internal TSS project groups and sections such as Infrastructure & Applications Development Managers to build awareness and a sense of common purpose around security.

  • Pursue security initiatives to address unique needs in protecting identity theft, mobile social media security and online reputation program

    Risk Management and Incident Response

  • Document security incidents and act as primary control point during significant information security incidents. Convene a Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) as needed, or requested, in addressing and investigating security incidents
    that arise.

  • Develop, implement and administer technical security standards, as well as a suite of security services and tools to address and mitigate security risks.

  • Monitor compliance with security standards and appropriate policies. through appropriate technological and administrative controls. Implement standardized logging of all active network devices.

    Required qualifications, skills and Experience:

  • Minimum - Degree in Information Security, Data/Cyber Security, Computer Science, IT, Computer Engineering

  • Professional Certifications and Training in Security, Data Assurance (Sec+) are a plus.

  • At least 2 years’ experience in Security computing and information security, network security issues, and security incident response and recovery, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.

  • Working knowledge and experience in the legal, policy and regulatory environment of information security and health care/medical research is highly desirable.

    Physical Availability:

  • Ability to travel to supported MUWRP branch and partner sites in Kampala, Kayunga, Mukono, Buvuma and Kabarole.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Makerere University Walter Reed Project Information Security Officer Jobs in Uganda


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