Entry Level Officer ICT and Forensics Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991
and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Officer ICT and Forensics will conduct
digital device seizures,  extract and
analyze information contained therein and report findings in support of
investigation cases related to tax fraud 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Conduct device
seizures in order to obtain the sources of digital information to support
  • Lead digital forensic and cybercrime response efforts (seizures).
  • Where equipment is damaged, rebuild the system in order to recover
    lost data
  • Preserve and process electronic data according to the organisational
    policies and practices
Extract, process
and analyze information to support investigations 
  • Recover and examine data from the electronic storage devices in
    order to use the data as evidence in criminal prosecutions or information
  • Preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources
  • Investigate network intrusions to determine the cause and extent of
    the breach
Report about the
findings to guide the investigations against tax fraud
  • Form and articulate expert opinions based on analysis
  • Produce oral and written reports presenting complex technical
    matters clearly and concisely
  • Write up technical reports detailing how the computer evidence was
    discovered and all of the steps taken during the retrieval process
  • Support the on-going investigations by communicating the progress
    and any issues of all forensic support requests in the laboratory, and
    support the external referrals from other departments when requested
Conduct post
forensic investigations activities to support the forensic investigations
findings and build capacity among peers
  • Provide expert testimony in depositions, trials and other
    proceedings regarding the evidence collected which may include a
    presentation of visual aids
  • Provide technical insights to fellow investigators on proper
  • Research on new methodologies and digital forensic technology trends
    in the industry

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer ICT
    and Forensics job opportunities should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either;
    Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • ACE certification
  • Certificate in (Access Data), EnCE or equivalent digital forensic
  • Training in Security, Networking A+ 
  • A minimum of two to three years of experience in a computer forensic
    or related field in a reputable
  • Knowledge of tax laws and digital forensic tools
  • The incumbent should have good communication skills.
  • S/he should have good problem-solving abilities
  • The incumbent should have the ability to work in teams
  • S/he should be analytic and a Critical thinker with attention to small
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at
the link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2019 at 11:59pm
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