UNEB Senior Network Security Officer Job Vacancy

By | October 28, 2022

UNEB Senior Network Security Officer Job Vacancy


Responsible to:        Principal Applications & Network Infrastructure

Responsible for:      

  1. Salary Scale: EB 4
  1. Purpose of the Job:

To plan, and coordinate the risk assessment, install controls, and manage the security of the enterprise system networks, software, databases, and hardware that support UNEB’s business following the ICT Policy.

  1. Main Duties and Responsibilities:
  • planning Information System Security Policy and sub-policies and overseeing their adherence following the national ICT Policy Standards.
  • Coordinating/Auditing risk assessment for Enterprise Systems.
  • Designing, configuring, and maintaining the UNEB network security infrastructure concerning Anti-virus monitoring, enterprise patch management, user authentication, and network perimeter surveillance).
  • Configuring, monitoring, auditing, and troubleshooting server, and desktop environment security following set UNEB desktop policy and industry best practices.
  • Managing Router and programmable Switch configurations and administration (Router and switch health, resource utilization (CPU, memory) monitoring and reporting per set ICT policy.
  • Installing, and maintaining Enterprise Network software and administering software license tracking in line with UNEB ICT policies.
  • Proactively planning and advising management on systems operations, security threats, and prevention.
  • Documenting Network aspects and generating intelligence on infrastructure, and server systems (Mail, Proxy, Active directory, Systems Management Server, DNS, DHCP, etc), including scheme and host naming convention and maintenance.
  • Monitoring Network, Database, Business application, and Hardware security
  • Installing/implementing controls for security loopholes
  • Monitoring performance of/advising about the Enterprise antivirus software.
  1. Key Performance Indicators:
  • Information System Security Policy in place.
  • UNEB network security infrastructure designed.
  • All required security configurations /installations done.
  • Enterprise Network software installed and well maintained.
  • Software license tracking in line with UNEB ICT policies done.
  • Management proactively advised on security threats and prevention.
  • Controls for security loopholes in place.

See Also: Manager Reprographics

  1. Key Decision-Making:
  • Information security plan /strategy.
  • Type or nature of configurations/installations.
  1. Person specification:
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications
  • Honors Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Information Technology Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Physics/Mathematics, or equivalent.
  • Any of these professional certifications in CISSP, CISA, CCAI, MCSA, ITIL, or equivalent.
  • A postgraduate qualification in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent. (will be an added advantage.)
  • Work Experience
  • At least 6 years of industry experience in managing Security Functions including performing ICT Security Risk Management and Assessment for a large corporate.
  • Experience in working with a growing team of developers in a dynamic workplace that encourages creativity and innovation.
  • Strong working knowledge and programming skills in C++ or C#, with a strong focus on MVC/P patterned applications.
  • Proven database skills or knowledge of Oracle server RDBMS, SQL Server, and SQLSQL-related series; Advanced understanding of web and other technologies such as XML, Web Services, Remoting, SOAP, UDDI, etc.
  • Extensive experience with several of the following: Oracle 10g, Linux, PL/SQL, TOAD, SQL Server, T-SQL, .Net, and Win 2008 server.
  • Skills/Competencies
  • Critical and logical thinking.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Strong research and development capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, supervisory, and communication skills.
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality.


  • Address:
    35 Matyrs’ Way Ntinda, Kampala, UGANDA.
  • Working hours:
    Mon – Fri: 8AM – 5PM
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