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Keywords / Skills : IT Security.

3 - 8 years
Posted: 2019-07-01

IT/Computers - Software
Software Engineer/ Programmer
Posted On
1st Jul 2019
Job Description
VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.

VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for IT Security Analyst for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following and terms and conditions.

Basic Job Description

• Assess information risk and facilitates remediation of identified vulnerabilities for IT security and IT risk across the enterprise.

• Monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

• Assists in the development and implementation of data access security safeguards and protective measures to ensure protection of computer data from internal and/or external users; does related work as required

• Assesses information risk and facilitates remediation of identified vulnerabilities with the client’s network, systems and applications.

• Create reports on findings and recommendations for corrective action.

• Performs vulnerability assessments as assigned utilizing IT security tools and methodologies.

• Performs assessments of the IT security/risk posture within the IT network, systems and software applications, in addition to assessments within the Vendor Management Program.

• Identifies opportunities to reduce risk and documents remediation options regarding acceptance or mitigation of risk scenarios.

• Facilitates and monitors performance of risk remediation tasks, changes related to risk mitigation & reports on findings.

• Maintains oversight of IT and vendors regarding the security maintenance of their systems and applications. Provides weekly project status reports, including outstanding issues.

• The IT Security/Risk Analyst assists in all IT audits, IT risk assessments and regulatory compliance.

Additional Job Duties and Tasks

• Train users and promote security awareness to ensure system security and to improve server and network efficiency.

• Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs.

• Confer with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and changes.

• Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems.

• Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

• Coordinate implementation of computer system plan with establishment personnel and outside vendors.

• Monitor use of data files and regulate access to safeguard information in computer files.

• Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures.

• Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers.

• Review violations of computer security procedures and discuss procedures with violators to ensure violations are not repeated.

• Maintain permanent fleet cryptologic and carry-on direct support systems required in special land, sea surface and subsurface operations.

• Monitor security related tools and functions, investigate/escalate incidents using subject matter expertise as they occur and work with KISO and other business units to mitigate risks to acceptable levels

• Work closely with various Operations Team members to deploy technical controls to meet specific security requirements

• Support and manage security hardware and software that the company utilizes to protect the enterprise

• Proactively assesses and report potential security risks and opportunities of vulnerability to the CISO

• Recommend improvements and upgrades to the security posture of the enterprise, such as evaluation of new software/hardware required to meet a business need or designing scripted/automated solutions to make a process more efficient

• Handle resolution of security related Service Desk tickets

• Perform audit activities to report on compliance, security configurations and assist CISO with developing metrics to report to senior management Key responsibilities including but not limited to:

• Monitoring and Management of IT security and IT risk (e.g., data systems, network and/or web) across the enterprise.

• Address questions from internal and external audits and examinations.

• Develop policies, procedures and standards that meet existing and newly developed policy and regulatory requirements including ISO 27001, ISO 20000 guidance.

• Facilitate IT security/risk training curriculum.

• Serve as project engineer/manager/lead within IT security projects.

• Promote awareness of applicable regulatory standards, upstream risks and industry best practices

• Assists in the implementation of data access security measures by identifying, analyzing and resolving security and system problems relating to data access security, applications, programs and functions;

• Monitors computer data network system, including LAN and WAN, firewall and anti-spam data security infrastructure;

• Investigates incidences of data access violations and data corruption or loss and reports findings to supervisor for direction or resolution;

• Maintains the information systems security database by joining or separating users to various system applications; coordinates the registration of users to the system and respective access levels with departmental coordinators;

• Monitors and audits the information system security database to isolate and identify occurrences of illegal or unauthorized access; prepares reports and/or memoranda recommending corrective action;

• Investigates and corrects security related problems to ensure data information system integrity; Performs analyses of data security systems to keep management informed of system utilization patterns; prepares reports on same;

• Assists in the development and implementation of procedures to enable the most efficient methods of data gathering for statistical reports produced by the departments;

• Audits, tests and evaluates locally developed software fixes, patches and runs to improve system performance and efficiency;

• Assists in planning and scheduling the archiving of documents to optical discs to ensure the most efficient use of available space and units on the mainframe;

• Monitors the archiving and retrieval activities of user documents to measure effectiveness of the planned archiving schedules;

• Conducts periodic audits of various system users to determine user removal, transfer or limitation of access;

• Retrieves for system users, when possible, documents that may have been damaged or corrupted through user or system errors/failures by retrieving data from backup tapes;

• Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments;

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

• Thorough knowledge of state-of-the-art computer security;

• Thorough knowledge of internal computer logic, programs and facilities;

• Thorough knowledge of the operation and use of internally stored programmed computer with magnetic storage media;

• Thorough knowledge of computer performance monitoring techniques;

• Good knowledge of organization structure and its relation to work flow;

• Good knowledge of requirements and capabilities of the municipality’s hardware and related peripheral equipment;

• Ability to comprehend and integrate complex computer technology, facilities and software into a working system of Data Access Security;

• Ability to read, interpret and apply technical information;

• Ability to analyze and identify security problems quickly and efficiently;

• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

• Ability to analyze and evaluate operational data;

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates, users and vendors;

• Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position;

• Ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments; Resourcefulness; Initiative; Tact

• Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Mandatory Professional Experience

• Bachelor’s Engineering Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or Information Security or related field required.

• 7-10 years IT security or information security experience in an MNC, with a proven ability to engage with Senior Management and regulators. Work experience in SOC.

• 4+ years’ experience conducting IT Audits.

• 4+ years’ experience in administering IT security controls in an organization.

• Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases and systems in relation to IT Security and IT Risk.

• Mandatory Experience required with IPS/IDS and SIEM technologies (SPLUNK).

• Should be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Red hat Certified System Engineer (RHSE), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). Any other professional certifications are added advantage

• Project management skills preferred.

• Windows workstation, server administration and network/firewall administration experience highly required.

• Prior experience performing security reviews and risk assessments preferred.

Working Conditions or additional requirements.

• On-call availability for 24/7.

• Sitting for extended periods of time.

• May be requested to work overtime and weekends for special program events.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at [HIDDEN TEXT] or call us +91 (0)471 2310430 or +91 (0)476 2684922.

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About Company

VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.
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