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System Risk Analyst

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

To Assess, evaluate and advice mitigantsfor Systems related Risks

Minimum Requirements:

  1. The ideal candidate shall be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, and Quantitative Economics or any other relevant/related field.
  2. Professional qualifications like CEH, CISA, FRM, ICBRR, PRM, ACL, is an added advantage.
  3. At least 3 years work experience in the banking industry, with a years in an IT related function or risk management as an added advantage.
  4. Attention to detail, report writing skills, analytical skills
  5. Good at Interpersonal relations
  6. Self-driven or ability to work with minimum supervision

The following documents should accompany the application:
  1. Detailed CV
  2. Certified copies of academic documents
  3. Applicants address and day time telephone contacts
  4. Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.


  1. Identification of potential adverse events, including hardware and software crashes; physical disasters; malicious intruders; malware; denial of service attacks and employee misconduct and assessment of their impact;
  2. Review system user activity trails/access logs for unauthorized user activity/those outside the job roles and investigate any suspicious activity and recommend remedial action;
  3. Identification of vulnerabilities or weaknesses in systems and recommend improvements in network security; identity management and logging;
  4. Conduct training to staff on ICT related issues, risks and best practices;
  5. Regular review of compliance to ICT security controls, policies and procedures to ensure that they are adequate to protect sensitive information systems;
  6. Assess the impact of significant ICT security incidents in terms of potential/actual financial losses and or business disruption and provide mitigations;
  7. Track resolution of all ICT related issues from internal, external, and BOU inspections and conduct a root cause analysis for overdue/recurring issues and regularly report to management;
  8. Stay abreast of developments in all areas of information technology concerning vulnerabilities, system security breaches and malicious attacks and provide updates to management;
  9. Effectively implementing day to day monitoring of systems and sufficient representative testing (Including User Acceptance Testing) of the Bank’s systems;
  10. Continuous research on the best system security controls and recommend for update/upgrade of any obsolete technology;
  11. Conduct ICT risk assessments, coordinate the BT Risk and Control self-assessments and continuous update of the BT Risk Register;
  12. Prepare risk reports to management.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Information security; Risk analysis; Unit testing; Big data and data analytics; System architecture; System (IT) auditing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

PostBank Uganda

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 500-1000 people

PostBank Uganda Limited was established in accordance with the Communications Act of 1997. It was incorporated in February 1998 as a limited liability company to take over operations of the former Post Office Savings Bank, which has been in existence since 1926. PBU is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda. And is currently run by the Board of Directors headed by Chairman and for day to day operations it’s guided by the Management team headed by the Managing Director. PostBank currently has 37 branches supported by 9 mobile banking vans with an operational presence in over 50 districts. Our branch network is also supplemented by point of sale machines and a number of authorized cash points across the country. We serve over 600,000 customers. Our deposit base and loan portfolio is over 200 billion and 170 Billion respectively. The bank's operations are supervised by the Bank of Uganda under Financial Institutions Act. The Bank also subscribes to Depositors Insurance Scheme at bank of Uganda, meaning that in the unlikely of a Bank failure, our customers are compensated for up to UGX 2 M Uganda Shillings.