I.T Security Specialist – Cyber Defence Job Careers – DFCU Bank

 Job Title:    I.T Security Specialist –
Cyber Defence

Organization:  DFCU
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
IT Security, Standards and Architecture Manager

 

About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International
Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25%
stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development
projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing
financial commercial lending institutions.

 

Job Summary:  The I.T Security Specialist – Cyber Defence r
is charged with providing technical support in the Business Technology (BT)
unit in order to enhance systems, applications and networks security focusing
on the security administration of the network infrastructure, servers, network
equipment, and software applications in the data centres.

 

The IT Security
Specialist shall work with technical teams and service providers to assess,
identify, and provide appropriate security mechanisms and solutions to be
integrated into the bank’s systems operations and make recommendations for
implementation.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Provide
IT security technical support during the development, implementation, and
maintenance of IT projects.

·        
Implement
and enforce security requirements for all mission critical applications
accordance with the IT Security governance framework.

·        
To
spearhead development and enhancement of a security information and event
management (SIEM) framework for the bank to facilitate proactive responses to
security concerns.

·        
To
monitor and ensure that IT security management controls are correctly
implemented and are continuously updated to meet emerging threats.

·        
Contribute
to the development and implementation of a robust IT Service Continuity and
Disaster Recovery Plan for all critical IT services.

·        
Support
the IT management in developing and implementing appropriate IT policies,
procedures, and guidelines such as SLA management, IT Security, and Change management.

·        
Enforce
the adoption of a Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) for the internal
software development processes for all business applications to ensure security
compliance while reducing development costs.

·        
Contribute
to the development of an Information Technology (IT) Risk Management Framework
in liaison with the Risk Management department.

·        
Provide
technical support and guidance in the configuration of security tools such as
firewalls, anti-virus software, patch management systems, etc.

·        
Respond
immediately to security incidents and provide post-incident analysis.

·        
Work
with CCIO team to ensure systems and applications are developed per security
standards.

·        
Carry
out Systems security tests.

·        
Contributes
to Planning the Enterprise IT Security and Operating standards Annual Budget.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the DFCU Bank I.T Security Specialist – Cyber Defence job must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a
related numerical sciences degree.

·        
A
Master’s degree specializing in Digital Security.

·        
Professional
digital security certifications in relevant technologies such as Cisco,
Microsoft, CISSP, Unix / Linux will be an added advantage.

·        
At least
five years’ experience in systems / network administration role.

·        
Work
experience in a banking industry will be an added advantage.

·        
Experience
and qualifications in Ethical Hacking.

·        
Working
Knowledge of systems architecture and systems development.

·        
Knowledge
and experience in Applications penetrations testing.

·        
Skills
and training in internet applications design and security.

·        
Experience
with Web Application Firewalls.

·        
Knowledge
and Experience in Cyber Defense techniques and technologies.

·        
Experience
in UNIX and Windows server administration is an added advantage.

·        
Technical
skills in Unix and Windows and Python scripting skills.

·        
A
demonstrated experience in writing technical reports and management reports for
stakeholders is a must.

·        
Must
possess above average problem-solving skills, organization skills, excellent
and communication skills.

·        
Considered
an out of the box thinker and displays a willingness to learn.

·        
Ability
to maintain robust stakeholder engagements, a strong work ethic, and is a team
player with the ability to work well independently.

·        
Advanced
Business Architectural & IT Security skills.

·        
Analytical
Thinking & Inductive Reasoning.

·        
Planning
and Organization skills.

·        
Strategic
Perspective – Establish priorities, challenging goals, and measurements
consistent with these goals and organizational vision.

·        
Critical
Judgement and Decision-Making – Define issues and focus on achieving workable
solutions to obstacles.

·        
Good
Communicator – Presents ideas effectively, clearly, and concisely both orally
and in writing.

·        
Leadership
and Interpersonal Skills – Create a culture of continuous development and
ownership with self and the team.

·        
Inspire
Commitment –Actions and behaviours are consistent with words.

·        
Self-Development
– Pursues positive change in self and organization.

·        
Drives
own personal development plan.

 

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
send applications with detailed CV’s including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;
Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

 

Deadline: 12th October 2020

 

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