Information Systems Officer – Uganda Securities Exchange Limited (USE)


Job Description

 

Uganda Securities Exchange Limited (USE), a
financial institution that deals with the buying and selling of securities in
the capital markets industry is looking for a qualified, dynamic and
self-motivated person to the position of Information Systems Officer.
 Reporting to the Head, Information Systems, the job holder will perform
the following duties;
Duties and responsibilities:
·        
Administration
of all USE databases to ensure the most efficient performance of database
applications (Reviewing, monitoring, tuning, maintaining and upgrading).
·        
Administration
of business application software and underlying operating systems.
·        
Perform
Database and file system backups.
·        
Review,
monitor and maintain computer networking components and network infrastructure
to ensure the most efficient performance of the network.
·        
Generate
technical reports i.e. system health checks, performance reports etc.
·        
Carry
out installation and testing of hardware and software components in a LAN and
WAN.
·        
Participate
in design, development and maintenance of computer programs and user
applications that meet the Exchange’s requirement.
·        
Provide
support to network and application users, specifically the SCD, ATS and office
tools.
·        
Participate
in the formulation, implementation and reviewing of security policies and
procedures.
·        
Documenting
changes to servers, database structure, network structure and security
procedures.
·        
Perform
general housekeeping of Windows, Solaris, Linux servers, Cisco network
equipment and desktops (routine maintenance).
·        
Assist
in the documentation of standards and procedures used in the specifications and
purchasing of computer technology.
·        
Carry
out research and development initiatives of the department.
Qualifications and Experience
Ideal Profile of an Applicant:
·        
Hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or related
discipline from a recognized institution.
·        
Have
at least 2 years of working experience in a similar position with a reputable
organization.
·        
Ability
to manage relational database systems specifically Oracle and trouble shoot
network operating systems e.g Windows, Unix, Linux and Cisco.
·        
Knowledge
of LAN/WAN technologies and systems security.
·        
Experience
in financial markets is added advantage.
·        
High
level of integrity and professionalism
·        
Be
an effective communicator with good interpersonal skills and demonstration of
creativity and innovativeness.

How to Apply

 

Interested individuals should apply by
submitting the following in a sealed envelope clearly marked ‘Application for
Information Systems Officer’ by Friday, 17/02/2012 close of business:
A letter of interest (not more than one page in
length) describing knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the
criteria outlined in this recruiting announcement.
A detailed curriculum vitae with copies of
relevant testimonials attached.
Contact details of two professional and one
personal referee and addressed to:
The Chief Executive or email: applications@use.or.ug
Uganda Securities Exchange Limited
P.O Box 23552
Kampala-Uganda
Ref: IS/USE/02
The remuneration package for this position is
competitive and is commensurate with the terms and conditions of the Exchange.

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