Management Trainee - Security Analyst job at National Information Technology Authority-Uganda


National Information Technology Authority-Uganda

Management Trainee - Security Analyst job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 13 June 2022

Hiring Organization: National Information Technology Authority-Uganda

Job Details:

Directorate Information Security
Department Threat Intelligence
Reporting to Manager, Threat Intelligence
Salary Grade N7

Job Purpose
The role is responsible for the planning and implementing security measures based on analysed threat intelligence to protect computer systems, networks and data for GoU Agencies

Key Accountabilities
• Plan and implement security measures based on approved threat intelligence
• Produces cyber intelligence reports communicating technical issues to a broad audience including information security staff, non-technical business representatives and senior management
• Provide cyber intelligence training through expert understanding of tactics, techniques, and procedures of cyber threat actors
• Support cross-team initiatives to help implement cybersecurity improvements in MDAs and Critical Information operators
• Conduct research on emerging security threats
• Perform daily review of cyber threat warnings, bulletins ad threat intelligence sharing communities
• Perform any other duties that may assigned from time to time


Position Requirements
Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Information Security or a related field from a recognized university is required (mandatory)
• Any training in cybersecurity or threat intelligence is required (mandatory)
• Knowledge in python programming is an added advantage

Experience
• At least 1 year of working experience in any ICT related role.

Technical Expertise
• General knowledge in conducting information security testing
• General knowledge of information security best practices and cyber intelligence
• Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis and network security applications

Nature and Scope
Interpersonal Skills
• Able to prioritize and co-ordinate work streams/projects to drive delivery tasks
• Able to create win-win solutions that delivery greater overall benefit
• A resilient team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is willing to take responsibility leading and working with others to create breakthrough solutions to complex problems
• Strong attention to detail

Application procedure

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application form (which can be downloaded from the NITA-U official website https://www.nita.go.ug/job%20application%20form ), with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.
The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801 038
Or via email: hr@nita.go.ug
The deadline for applications for the positions is 13th June 2022 (Not later than 1700 hrs. Local Time). No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form (referred to above).

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other “backdoor” attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in ones favour, will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate without any recourse.

Date Posted: 2022-06-04

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