Officer Cyber Threat Analyst at Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Job Description

Job Purpose:  

To provide support in the assessment, execution and monitoring of tasks in relation to both corporate and sector Information / Cyber security operations.

Primary Tasks/Responsibilities  

  1. To collect, aggregate and analyze Cyber Threat Intelligence information to identify, predict cyber threats, trends and provide protection mechanisms through advisories, alerts, reports.
  2. To support implementation of the Corporate cyber security framework and Information Technology Policy.
  3. To receive, investigate and respond to both reported and anticipated cyber security incidents and recommend appropriate countermeasures.
  4. To carry out periodic cyber security awareness resulting from research on current cyber threats, attack methodologies, and detection techniques.
  5. To research, deploy, maintain and improve cyber threat / information security monitoring technologies.
  6. To provide practical assistance on information security risk management to the Commission and external stakeholders
  7. To carry out any other duties assigned.

Education and Professional qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber/information security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunication/Computer/Software engineering
  • Professional certification in any related security field such as, CySA+/ CISSP/ GWAPT/ GREM/ CEH/ CISA/ OSCP is required

Working Experience   

Two (2) years of working experience in Information /Cybersecurity or relevant field in similar corporate setting