Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal ICT Officer Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal ICT Officer Jobs

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of
Trade Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair trade,
promoting local industries and Consumer protection.

UNBS is looking for highly motivated candidates, result-oriented and qualified professionals with integrity for employment on a three-year renewable contract depending on satisfactory performance to fill the posts below;

  • Principal ICT Officer – Information Security

    Reporting to the Manager ICT, the successful candidate shall be required to perform the
    following duties;

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information
    security and IT risk management program
  • Coordinate the development of UNBS information security policies, standards and
    procedures
  • Analyze and recommend security controls and procedures in acquisition,
    development, and change management lifecycle of information systems, and provide
    oversight to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor information systems for security incidents and vulnerabilities; develop
    monitoring and visibility capabilities; report on incidents, vulnerabilities, and trends
  • Oversee the response to information system security incidents, including
    investigation of, countermeasures, and recovery from computer-based attacks,
    unauthorized access, and policy breaches
  • Oversee the administration of authentication and access controls, including
    provisioning, changes, and de-provisioning of user and system accounts,
    security/access roles, and access permissions to information assets.
  • Facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Development and enhance an information security management framework
  • Ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology
    projects, systems and services.
  • Oversee the development and administration of information security training and
    awareness programs for staff members and other authorized users.
  • Recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation and oversee
    vulnerability testing.
  • Participate in business continuity and disaster recovery planning

    Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information
    Systems management, Computer engineering, software engineering or other
    qualifications in systems analysis, design, development from a recognized
    university.
  • Professional certification in IT Security e.g. CISSP, CSSLP, CCFP or CISM,
    CompTIA
    Security+
  • A minimum of Eight (8) years of related experience with working knowledge in IT
    Security.
  • Should have broad organizational awareness.
  • Familiarity with ICT regulations;
  • High level of integrity and professionalism; must also have people management
    skills; Possess proficiency in performance management; and must have good
    understanding of business processes
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as
    ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST.
  • Experience with Cloud computing/Elastic computing across virtualized
    environments.
  • Strong Unix and windows server system admiration skills
  • Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to multi-task and deliver results
    efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Age: Between 30 and 45 years

    The successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
    Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team player, an
    excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.

    How to Apply

  • Interested persons with the requirements are encouraged to apply online
  • Use your email address for registration
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers indicated, copies of
    academic qualifications and national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be received
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of recruitment and review
    process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Apply by 17th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Bureau of Standards - Principal ICT Officer Jobs

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