Urgent Enterprise Security Expert for Qatar[08/17/17]
VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.
VAM Systems is currently looking for Enterprise Security Expert for our Qatar operations with the following skill set and terms and conditions:
Skill Set required:
BS in Computer Science or related field.
CISSP, GIAC, CIA, CISM, CRISC and other international security certifications are desirable.
10+ years of progressive experience in information technology in terms of systems, applications, networks. Preferred last four years in system security architecture and design.
Experience should include security network penetration testing, application vulnerability assessments, risk analysis and compliance testing.
Knowledge of information security standards in terms of data confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets such as desktop, server, application, database, network security principles for risk identification and analysis.
Hand on and knowledge with Routers, L3 switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention systems, Applications infrastructure System
Strong knowledge with systems coding, security analysis, Data Modeling and Data base management
Excellent communication (oral, written, presentation) interpersonal and consultative skills are desirable.
Expert level working knowledge of multiple security specific product solutions (such as network vulnerability scanners, application vulnerability scanners, password complexity testing tools, data encryption solutions, web site filtering tools, anti-virus prevention, firewalls, etc.)
Strong working knowledge of application development principles and related security best practices
Strong debugging skills in the areas of networking, application development, and web development
Proficiency in interacting with executive level clients
Proficiency in time management, communications, decision making, presentation and organizational skills
Proficiency in planning, reporting, establishing goals and objectives, standards, priorities and schedules
Proficiency in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees and clients
The Enterprise Security Expert is mainly responsible for protecting and securing enterprise information technology assets by establishing and enforcing system controls. Determining business requirements and defining appropriate security controls throughout systems, applications and network infra-structure. Plan, design, architect and propose security solutions to meet business requirements, following international security standards and best practices. Review system and application Vulnerability scans and penetration tests results, recommends security remediation and prevention actions to assure security compliances against security standards. Handle application security, best coding practices, and vulnerability management. Assist management with key strategies, security gap analysis and mitigation planning.
Works with application development teams to drive strong security best practices and provide code level security scanning and mitigation plans
Evaluates and recommends security technologies for use throughout the enterprise.
Works with all architects to drive Enterprise Architecture (EA) processes and best practices.
Ensures that all security solutions, architecture design and analysis work is documented in a structured fashion.
Works closely with peers in Security Operations, Security Compliance, to ensure that security reviews regarding information security technologies provide feasible requirements and are consistent with contracts, and regulations
Designs in-house solutions for maintaining security posture.
Proactively remains abreast of related evaluating technology trends and requirements, such as emerging standards for new technology opportunities
Works with IT architects and management to stay abreast of planned and future business and technical directions as it relates to the company's evolving needs
Works with project teams and unit level team members to ensure strong alignment with security policy, standards, and best practices
Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
Recognizes problems by identifying abnormalities; reporting violations.
Implements security improvements by assessing current situation;
Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
Identifies user requirements by researching and analyzing user needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods, studying how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling; meeting with focus groups.
Identifying security gaps; evaluating and implementing enhancements.
Identify the weak points of the systems.
Recommend ways to improve a system’s security through both hardware and software.
Define countermeasures to protect the system from unauthorized user attempts.
Works in a fairly well structured environment where guidelines are clear but procedures are continuing to develop.
Needs to understand stakeholder issues and be sensitive to their agenda.
Needs to provide direction and work effectively in a multinational, multi-cultural environment where people issues are generally more complex (than in the home markets).
Has a high degree of freedom in the execution of his/her function, business goals drive performance.
Ability to provide impact analyses for change requests during projects or for production systems and recommend solutions that reduces risks for both.
Ability to manage users’ expectations.
Ability to provide solutions and work around to problems.
Strong analytical and problem solving, strategic planning, multi-tasking, Ad Hoc reporting, decision making, business and technical presentation
Determines work methods and standards, work sharing and delegation.
Managing vendors to ensure timely delivery.
Reviews and seeks approval of line manager on all major initiatives.
Terms and conditions:
Joining time frame: 2 weeks (maximum 1 month).
The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems – Qatar and shall be deputed to one of the leading Government Organizations in Qatar.
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at email@example.com or call us +91 471 3073535.
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