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URA Jobs 2021 – Officer ICT and forensics

Job Title: Officer ICT and forensics – URA Jobs 2021

Organization: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Job Location: Kampala



Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Profile:

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.



Job Profile:

Conduct digital device seizures, extract and analyze information contained therein and report findings in support of investigation cases related to tax fraud



Roles and Responsibilities:

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



Minimum Qualifications for URA Jobs 2021: 

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



How To Apply for URA Jobs 2021

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 1st May 2021



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