Senior Ict Security Officer

Petroleum Authority of Uganda

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Job Summary

The Senior ICT Security Officer will be responsible for implementing and maintaining of security controls that have been embraced to address the Authority’s information technology security risks.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

JOB SUMMARY
The Senior ICT Security Officer will be responsible for implementing and maintaining of security controls that have been embraced to address the Authority’s information technology security risks.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Maintain information technology security architecture consistent with international standards to reduce risks to the ICT assets.
• Conduct IT threat risk assessments of IT systems, networks and applications, new systems, and projects with a business-oriented focus.
• Support the participation in stakeholder engagements on risk treatment option identified from IT risk assessment.
• Examine audit logs & system alarms to identify the occurrence of security incidents and/or violations.
• Implement system tuning to improve the reliability of information technology security solutions.
• Initiate and participate in investigations into information technology security violations to facilitate decision making.
• Implement information security awareness program through sensitization and training.
• Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
Basic Qualifications

• An Honor’s Bachelor’s degree in either, Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics with computing, Computer or Software Engineering or any other ICT related field from an internationally recognized University or institution.
• A Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, information and Network security, cyber security management, Statistics (Computing option), Software or Computer Engineering or any other ICT related field from an internationally recognized University/ Institution.
• Professional certification in at least one of the following: Certified Cisco Networker Associate (CCNA), Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Governance and Enterprise IT (CGEIT) COBIT 5 will be added advantage.

Working Experience
At least (5) years’ working experience in at least one of the following areas: networks, database management, system development, system administration, enterprise security architecture design from a busy reputable organization.

Character and Competencies
• Leadership Skills
• Analytical and Report Writing Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Stakeholder Management Skills
• Negotiation Skills
• Communication Skills

How to apply.
PAU will ONLY consider online applications submitted through her website. Interested persons who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right personal attributes for the above positions are invited to visit the PAU website: www.pau.go.ug  and go to the link “OPPORTUNITIES-CAREERS-VACANCIES” to view details and apply for the available opportunities.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
All applications should reach the PAU’s website www.pau.go.ug  by Monday, 5th
December 2022 at 11:59 pm.

NOTE:
1. ONLY online applications will be considered. Applications submitted by e-mail or hand delivered will not be accepted.
2. Applicants are required to scan and attach only CERTIFIED copies of ALL the required academic documents like Degrees, Transcripts, Diplomas, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
3. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
4. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted, and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
5. All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.
6. Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to recruitment@pau.go.ug  or call telephone number +256 313231500.
“PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service”

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