Cyber Security Consultant job opportunity with a Bank in Bahrain

Cyber Security Consultant job opportunity with a Bank in Bahrain

Enlist Resources
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Details are given below

Application Security
  • Ensure that the Application Security Baseline Standard is followed by IT department in the development lifecycle of IT Systems
  • For all IT projects, implement the cyber security requirements as defined in the ITRMG Referential Framework
  • Work with development teams to ensure they embed security at design stage of applications, and related architecture (API, services, etc.)
  • Perform security reviews of applications and ensure security requirements are met
  • Provide guidance in securing applications data (particular focus for personal and sensitive data) during software development projects
  • Maintain an up to date application Security dashboard

CYBER DEFENCE
  • Oversee the Cyber security Incident Management for both (business / production) incidents
  • Build a strong network with other IT teams to follow-up on vulnerabilities remediation, and provide clear reporting to management
  • Review threat intelligence reports from external sources (subscriptions, Central banks, etc.) and coordinate with relevant teams; ensure proactive / detective controls are in place
  • Ensure that security, operational risks and remediation plans are properly managed
  • Contribute in producing communications/training material and cyber culture awareness programs
  • Assist and provide advisory services for operational staff (Remote access, Privileged account, Exception Management)

Data Security
  • Follow the Data Security/protection controls defined with ITRMG reverential framework for all new / existing applications.
  • Investigate and review Data Leakage (DLP) alerts and follow the incident management process.

Contributing Responsibilities
  • Contribute in classifying applications based on confidentiality, integrity, availability and traceability, in order to identify the most critical IT Assets.
  • Contribute to security permanent controls based on the group generic ICT control plans
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management on Risks and Controls

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Functional Skills
  • Experience in IT Risk and Cyber Security domains in Financial Institutions
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of cyber security, cyber risks and cyber threats
  • Able to perform Risk Assessments, Risk Analysis in Business Processes and providing Risk Opinion as a subject matter expert
  • Demonstrate a calm professional approach in difficult scenarios, be focused on deliverables within time constraints and an understanding of when to escalate to management

Technical:
  • Good understanding of organizations and IT Businesses
  • Good technical understanding of Infrastructure and IT Security Products and Systems
  • Understanding of IT risk analysis/methods and risk management
  • Knowledge of application code analysis (SAST/SCA), infrastructure and scanning tools (Qualys , Nexpose, Appspider, Fortify)
  • GRC - Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Management.
  • A good understanding of large-scale technology infrastructure and SOC/CERT operations.
  • Working knowledge of Risk Management Tools
  • IT Security tools like Firewalls, IPS, WAF, Endpoint protection, Network security, etc.
  • Network protocols and network connectivity concepts; Firewall and Internet technologies; Cloud Security, Banking Tools & Technologies;
  • Data Encryption; Encryption methods and Key management techniques

Behavioral:
  • Strong Communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and results orientated
  • Good documentation and reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to communicate with multiple stakeholders from business areas to technical experts
  • Good at specifications interpretations, technical writing and schematic presentations
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to think creatively and innovatively
  • Self-discipline

Expected Contributions
  • Governance :
Contribute in both IT Risk Management/Cyber security Activities as directed by the management

  • Projects:
Support teams in IT Risk/Cyber security projects as assigned.

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