Officer ICT and Forensics – (210000F) Job at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Job Category: Computer/ IT
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  01 May 2021
Duty Station:  uganda
Posted: 13-04-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Officer ICT and Forensics - (210000F)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Deadline of this Job:
01 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Nakawa , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Uganda Revenue Authority is a government revenue collection agency established by the Parliament of Uganda. Operating under the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the URA is responsible for enforcing, assessing, collecting, and accounting for the various taxes imposed in Uganda. .
Conduct digital device seizures, extract and analyze information contained therein and report findings in support of investigation cases related to tax fraud
1. Conduct device seizures in order to obtain the sources of digital information to support investigations
a) Lead digital forensic and cybercrime response efforts (seizures).
b) Where equipment is damaged, rebuild the system in order to recover lost data
c) Preserve and process electronic data according to the organisational policies and practices
2. Extract, process and analyze information to support investigations
a) Recover and examine data from the electronic storage devices in order to use the data as evidence in criminal prosecutions or information purposes
b) Preserve and analyze data from electronic data sources
c) Investigate network intrusions to determine the cause and extent of the breach
3. Report about the findings to guide the investigations against tax fraud
a)Form and articulate expert opinions based on analysis
b) Produce oral and written reports presenting complex technical matters clearly and concisely
c) Write up technical reports detailing how the computer evidence was discovered and all of the steps taken during the retrieval process
d) Support the on-going investigations by communicating the progress and any issues of all forensic support requests in the laboratory, and support the external referrals from other departments when requested
4. Conduct post forensic investigations activities to support the forensic investigations findings and build capacity among peers
a) Provide expert testimony in depositions, trials and other proceedings regarding the evidence collected which may include a presentation of visual aids
b) Provide technical insights to fellow investigators on proper procedure
c) Research on new methodologies and digital forensic technology trends in the industry

Person Specifications
Essential Requirements
a) An honors bachelor’s degree in either; Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
b) At least two (2) years’ experience in information systems security or network management or systems administration
Desirable Requirements:
a) Access Data Certification or EnCE Certification or an equivalent digital forensic certification
b) Certification in information security or Networking
c) Certification in Information Systems Audit
a) Knowledge of tax laws and digital forensic tools

a) The incumbent should have good communication skills.
b) S/he should have good problem solving abilities
c) The incumbent should have the ability to work in teams
d) S/he should be analytic and a Critical thinker with attention to small detail
Primary Location: Uganda-URA Head Quarters. The deadline for submission is Saturday, 1 st May, 2021 and to apply, visit the URA website .

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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