Fresher ICT Security Officer Jobs – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)


Job Title:        ICT Security Officer (Re-advertised) 

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


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: 

security measures in compliance 
with  Pride’s  policies 
and  procedures.

Review  IT 
security  strategy,  policies 
and  standards  as 
per  the  business 

Install  and 
update  IT  infrastructure,  provide 
security  against  hackers 
and  intruders.

Conduct training  for 
staff  in  IT 

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 

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  network.

Conduct  vulnerability 
scans  on  the 
network  to  identify 
vulnerabilities  that  can 
be  used  by 
a  hacker  to 
compromise  the  network.

Ensure  patches 
are  distributed  to  all  machines.

Conduct  Business 
Impact  assessment  for 
the  ICT  department.

Conduct  Risk 
assessments for  the  ICT 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

certification (CCNA,  CCNP,  CEH)

At least
two years of experience  in  a 
busy  ICT  environment 
in  a  similar 
position,  preferably  a 
banking  industry


communication skills

Inter-personal  skills

Business  acumen

Customer  awareness

Computer  knowledge


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure




an Account

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.

online i.e. no hard copy deliveries will be accepted


Deadline: 25th September 2020


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