Job Title: ICT Security Administrator

Organization: Uganda Martyrs University

Location: Nkozi, Uganda


Roles and responsibilities:

  • The ICT Security Administrator will be responsible for protecting UMU’s systems and data.
  • He/She will be required to develop safe electronic access and storage for data, ensure that data transactions are monitored, and monitor networks for security breaches.
  • They will also ensure secure mobile access so that information can be safely accessed remotely.
  • They will create protocols about how staff and students may access and/or transmit UMU information across devices and/or external online data services.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Engineering from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Professional certifications in either CompTIA or CISM will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in Cyber Security and Identity and Access Management or Privileged Access Management.
  • Experience with configuring Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, structured data analysis, and IT Service and Change Management practices are desired
  • Experience and good understanding of Open-source applications
  • Good knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP networking is an added advantage
  • Must have good knowledge of Virtualization
  • Experience in setting up and administering a wide range of Information Systems, preferably in Finance and Education environments is key
  • Experience and good understanding of Open-source applications
  • Good knowledge and understanding of both Windows and Linux Server administration
  • Knowledge of VoIP functionality is an added advantage


How to apply

Applications for the post must be accompanied by an up-to-date CV, copies of relevant documents a current-day telephone contact, and/or email address.

Each application should be accompanied by two confidential recommendations in sealed envelopes from their referees.

Applications should be addressed to: Director, Human Resources Uganda Martyrs University P.O Box 5498, Kampala

Application deadline: 19th May 2023, 5:00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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