IT Security Administrator Jobs – Umeme

Job Title:      IT Security Administrator
Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: ICT
Security Manager
About US:
Umeme is a public
company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi
Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value
international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a
structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary:  The IT Security Administrator will primarily
develop and maintain security architecture and security policies, principles,
and standards for the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work with assigned business units and other risk functions to
    identify security requirements, using methods that may include risk and
    business impact assessments, including business system analysis and
    communication, facilitation, and consensus building
  • Define, develop, and validate baseline security configurations for
    operating systems, applications, and networking and telecommunications
    equipment, including policy assessment and compliance tools, network
    security appliances, and host-based security systems and Assist in the
    coordination and completion of information security operations
  • Work with ICT leadership to develop strategies and plans to enforce
    security requirements and address identified risks
  • Report to management on residual risk, vulnerabilities, and other
    security exposures, including misuse of information assets and
  • Play an advisory role in application development projects to assess
    security requirements and controls and to ensure that security controls
    are implemented as planned
  • Collaborate on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues
    are addressed throughout the project life cycle
  • The IT Security Administrator also works with infrastructure team
    members to identify, select, and implement technical controls, Assist IT
    staff in the resolution of reported security incidents.
  • Develop security processes and procedures, and support service-level
    agreements (SLAs) to ensure that security controls are managed and
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend information-security-related
    hardware and software, including developing business cases for security
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the
    implementation of new or updated information security technologies,
    threats, and security alerts and recommend remedial actions
  • Monitor daily or weekly reports and security logs for unusual events
    and act as a liaison between incident response leads and subject matter
  • Manage relationships with the audit group and receive audit
    findings, and manage the collection of responses and remediation plans
    with owners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Umeme IT Security Administrator job
    vacancy must hold a Degree in IT, Computer Science or any other relevant
  • Post graduate qualification in CISSP Certification desired.
  • A minimum of five years of IT and Network Security experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Audit, Compliance, or Governance experience, preferred
  • Planning and Organizational skills
  • High integrity and honesty
  • Confidentiality
  • Accuracy
  • Problem solving and good judgment skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills both written and spoken
  • Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should first fill out their application
forms online, Click
and thereafter send their updated CVs
Deadline: 22nd June 2018 by 5:00 PM
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