IT Security Analyst

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 4 days ago


Industry Oil and Gas

Job Summary And Scope Of Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of a Security Analyst is to ensure the security of the organization’s physical and digital assets. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Security Analyst with

a deep understanding of information security concepts and their implementation in the information technology area.

Major Responsibilities
Install and maintain security infrastructure, including Firewall, NDR, and SIEM systems.
Install, maintain, and troubleshoot network infrastructure.
Assess cloud providers and products, assess and improve cloud security posture.
Configure, troubleshoot and maintain security infrastructure software and hardware.
Develop security processes, procedures and performance metrics.
Assist in the security risk analysis for current and new systems and recommend solutions for reducing exposure areas.
Implement and maintain cloud security solutions.
Installing and maintaining physical security systems such as CCTV cameras, access control systems, and alarms
Evaluate applications and software for security issues.
Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
Provide periodic reports of security status and vulnerability assessments.
Develop security standards and practices
Develop and maintain documentation and diagrams for security tools, system environments, and cloud operations.
Educate staff members on information security through training and awareness.
Identify and maximize security value from existing investments.
Supporting the transition of on-premises security platforms and capabilities to new cloud-based capabilities.
Provide input to the information security strategy.
Interacting and partnering with Security Operations Center (SOC) team members as an escalation resource expert for incident response activities.
Provide tools and techniques to harden on-premises and cloud infrastructure.
Experience And Qualifications
Bachelors /master’s in computer science
6-7 years’ experience in Information Security field with hands-on experience in cloud security, network security and security technologies.
2-3 years’ experience in Networking Technologies
1+ years’ experience in Leading Cloud Technologies, Cloud Security, DevSecOps, Automation
Hands-on experience with security products like Checkpoint
Working knowledge of scripting tools like Powershell, Python
Diverse skill set with one or more security technologies, such as NDR (Network Detection and Response), NGFW (Next gen Firewall), WAF (Web Application Firewall), NAC (Network Access Control), SD-WAN, etc.
Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise
Self-starter, capable of working independently and in a team environment, collaborating well with others to solve problems in a team-focused dynamic.
Excellent reporting and presentation skills
Knowledge of implementing security best practices and strong documentation capabilities.
Knowledge of networking protocols and operations, cloud infrastructure and services, operating system internals and hardening.
Generic Requirements
Manage parallel activities and competing priorities.
Keep current with evolving security threats and remediation techniques.
Assess business needs and expectations, design solutions to meet those needs, and then implement the design.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
CCSK/CCSP Preferred

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