IT Security Engineer

IT Security Engineer

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
8-11 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Responsible for both the design, development and implementation of short- and long-term solutions to information technology (IT) needs through new and existing applications, systems architecture, network systems and applications infrastructure, and the management of the IT infrastructure within an organisation. Builds competitive advantage by leading the development abd use of technology - reviews system requirements and business processes; codes, tests, debugs and implements software solutions. Also
includes roles involved in providing technology support for day-to-day operations and providing technical support for various applications and/ or systems.
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
  • Solves complex problems
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Level at which career may stabilize for many years or until retirement
  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • Certification in CISSP, GISP, and CISM preferable
  • 8 years of experience in IT Security.
  • Expertise in anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  • Identify and define system security requirements.
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices.
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

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