Fresher ICT Security Officer Job Vacancies – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       ICT Security Officer
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34-networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated
by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.
Job Summary: The ICT Security Officer will monitor 
the  security  compliance 
of  networks,  servers 
and  applications,  and 
respond  to  security 
events  and  alerts
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Implement 
security  measures  in 
compliance  with  Pride’s 
policies  and  procedures.
·       Review 
IT  security  strategy, 
policies  and  standards 
as  per  the 
business  requirements.
·       Install 
and  update  IT 
infrastructure,  provide  security 
against  hackers  and 
·       Conduct 
training  for  staff 
in  IT  Security.
·       Update 
and  maintain  registers 
of  physical  access 
to  the  bank 
server  rooms  at 
all  times,  record 
the  times  and 
dates  of  staff 
and  non-staff  enter 
and  leave  the 
server  rooms.
·       Review 
and  recommend  to 
Manager  ICT  Security 
cost  effective  and 
appropriate  security  technology 
products  for  network, 
systems  and  data.
·        Periodically 
test  the  disaster 
recovery  plan  (DRP).
·        Conduct 
testing  of  the 
disaster  recovery  plan.
·       Conduct 
Intrusion  detection  on 
the  network  to 
identify  Vulnerabilities  that  exist  in 
a  System  and 
·       Conduct 
vulnerability  scans  on 
the  network  to 
identify  vulnerabilities  that 
can  be  used 
by  a  hacker 
to  compromise  the 
·       Ensure 
patches  are  distributed 
to  all  machines.
·       Conduct 
Business  Impact  assessment 
for  the  ICT 
·        Conduct 
Risk  assessments  for 
the  ICT  Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s  Degree 
in  information  systems/Technology  or 
Computer  Science,  Statistics 
or  relevant  Engineering 
or  Business  related 
subject  from  a 
reputable  university 
·       Cisco 
certification  (CCNA,  CCNP, 
·       At least two 
years  experience  in 
a  busy  ICT 
environment  in  a 
similar  position,  preferably 
a  banking  industry
·       Emotional 
·       Good 
·       Inter 
personal  skills
·       Business 
·       Customer 
·       Computer 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure,
·      Create an
·      Fill in your
personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your
scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the
referees and a passport photo.
·      Submit
online i.e. no hard copy deliveries will be accepted
Deadline: 4th April
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