URA No Experience Jobs – Officer ICT and Forensics – Uganda Revenue Authority

Job Title:    Officer ICT and Forensics (No Experience Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

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 investigations

  • 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 purposes
  • 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 procedure
  • Research on new methodologies and digital forensic technology trends in the industry




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer ICT and Forensics job opportunity must hold an honors bachelor’s degree in either; Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • 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 detail

Desirable Requirements

  • Access Data Certification or EnCE Certification or an equivalent digital forensic certification
  • Certification in information security or Networking
  • Certification in Information Systems Auditing

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 15th May 2021

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