Fresher IT Security Analyst Job Careers – Opportunity Bank

Security Analyst
Organisation: Opportunity
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Opportunity Bank (U)
Ltd is a leading provider of microfinance services in Uganda with huge
expansion plans. The Bank is a member of the MyBucks SA group, a leading
FINTECH provider and Opportunity International, a global microfinance
institution serving over 3 Million in different countries.
Job Summary:  The IT Security Analyst will be responsible
for working with business and IT stakeholders to balance risks with business
drivers such as speed, agility, flexibility and performance. The role will
provide guidance to IT personnel for managing technical security infrastructure
in a secure manner through threat assessments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The
role is composed of a variety of activities, including tactical, operational
and strategic activities in support of IT and security program initiatives,
such as:
  • Manage and Maintain Information Security
    Solution e.g. SIEM, IDP, ATP, Firewall, Endpoint, Patch Management, Data
  • Analyse, Monitor, Review and Correlate
    Log of Server, Network and Security Device Monitor Incident Management
  • Proactively Report, Resolve and
    Remediation of any Information Security incident or violation Conduct
    Information Technology Risk Assessment
  • Maintain Information Security System
  • Provide consultation or guidance of
    Information Security to other Business Unit
  • Supervise IT Operation Helpdesk (2nd
    tier helpdesk) to provide general technical support for end user
  • Perform Compliance Monitoring of
    Information Security Asset and Information Security Activities
  • Work with IT and security on projects
    that address identified risks and business security requirements.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with
    security policies, as well as, the enforcement of policies within the IT
  • Propose changes to existing policies and
    procedures to ensure operating efficiency and regulatory compliance
  • Provide leadership and coaching for IT
    and security team members
  • Assist resource owners and IT staff in
    understanding and responding to security audit failures reported by
  • Work as a liaison with vendors and the
    legal and purchasing departments to establish mutually acceptable
    contracts and service-level agreements
  • Manage production issues and incidents,
    and participate in problem and change management forum
  • Serve as an active and consistent
    participant in the information security governance process.
  • Provide support and guidance for legal
    and regulatory compliance efforts, including audit support.
  • Measure and report on the technical
    aspects of security management,
  • Manage outsourced vendors that provide
    information security functions for compliance with contracted
    service-level agreements
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of
    threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend
    treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk.
  • Manage security projects and provide
    expert guidance on security matters for other IT projects.
  • Assist and guide the disaster recovery
    planning team in the selection of recovery strategies and the development,
    testing and maintenance of disaster recovery plans
  • Ensure audit trails, system logs and
    other monitoring data sources are reviewed periodically and are in compliance
    with policies and audit requirements
  • Design, coordinate and oversee security
    testing procedures to verify the security of systems, networks and
    applications, and manage the remediation of identified risks.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s
  • Possess relevant professional
    qualifications and experience
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their signed application
letters together with their curriculum vitae to: The Human Resource Manager,
Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot 1259, Old Kira road, P.O. Box 33513,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 14th January 2019
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