SOC ANALYST (FOR CORPORATE SERVICES/IT SECURITY)

SOC ANALYST (FOR CORPORATE SERVICES/IT SECURITY)

Al Makamin Recruitment Services
Abu Dhabi
5-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Purpose of the Role
The SOC Analyst – IT Security provides system administration to the ITD in the areas of information systems security. This includes planning and design activities, installation and maintenance, coordination, and monitoring activities to ensure system security, availability, and an efficient operating environment. Liaise with peers in the IT Security Team and other sections within the IT Division to resolve security incidents, vulnerabilities, and in troubleshooting related network problems. Evaluate new and amended security packages, as assigned. Review monitoring, use cases, relevant policies, processes and provide feedback to maintain the activities related to security incidents and vulnerability management
Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Install, maintain, and administer IT security monitoring/assessment systems, and ensure proper operation of the systems according to standards, procedures and ensure availability and recovery on assigned systems.
• Coordinate changes (upgrades, enhancements, and configuration) to production and test environments related to IT Security assessment/monitoring systems as required. Follow change management processes to carry out the changes.
• Work with IT teams and Group Security Operations Center (GSOC) team to troubleshoot and resolve security related issues and assist in configuring the logs to be forwarded from their respective systems to the centralized logging system.
• Monitor the performance of security devices through network monitoring solution and take corrective actions for any threshold breaches.
• Monitor security alerts and act as the first line of support for all the security incidents and coordinate with GSOC team and internal ITD team to detect, recover, and prevent or resolve security incidents. Follows up with vendors on incidents reported to ensure timely resolution.
• Run periodic vulnerability assessments of the IT Infrastructure and send the reports to the respective custodian of the system to resolve identified vulnerabilities.
• Review the periodic vulnerability assessments sent by the GSOC team and send the reports to the respective custodian of the system to resolve the identified vulnerabilities.
• Periodic reporting of security incidents, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing to the management.
• Follow the relevant process for providing access, making changes to IT security monitoring and assessment systems.
• Suggest improvements in processes to enhance the first and second level support of IT Security monitoring and vulnerability assessment environment.
• Investigate IT security breaches and incidents with the help of GSOC team and internal ITD teams to improve practices and processes for reducing the likelihood and impact of securityrelated incidents.
• Assist the project manager in projectrelated activities, especially in creating/reviewing the use cases, for any new/existing systems and coordinate with GSOC team to add/update the use cases.
• Perform project tasks related to centralized logging, alerting, and vulnerability assessments.
• Assist in reviewing deliverables from projects, implementation, and health check activities and supports any potential changes required to IT Security monitoring plans.
• Keep abreast of technological development in the IT security field and identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Includes embracing new technology and finding practical applications for it and implementing improvements as there are identified.
• Carry out other related or similar duties as assigned by the line manager.
• Education and Experience
Education
• B. Sc. in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or equivalent
• ITIL foundation
• Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)
• Certifications in Firewalls, and other IT security systems.
Experience
• +5 years’ experience as a SOC analyst in a medium to large security operations center (SOC). +10 years’ experience in managing medium to large IT Security Environments
• +10 years’ practical on the job experience in computer operations including operating systems/ network/ security
Technical Expertise / Skills / Knowledge
• Working knowledge in Routers, Firewalls, Web filtering, email filtering, VPN, DNS Proxy, SSL Decryption, Remote Access, Two Factor Authentication, Vulnerability Assessment, and Security Information and Event management.
• Working knowledge of the fundamentals of systems analysis and the different components of systems.
• Ability to construct, interpret, and execute test plans to verify correct operation of completed systems.
• Able to provide basic guidance in the interpretation of relevant national or international standards (e.g., ISO 270001) with respect to the quality system.
• Good knowledge of IT security risk analysis methods, tools and techniques and utilize to identify potential exposures to application systems critical to the continuity of the organization.
• Highlevel knowledge of programming languages such as Python, Perl, Power Shell, etc.
• Sound analytical and intellectual capabilities.
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Key Role Interfaces
• IT Division
• Manager IT Security
• IT Security Team
• Vendors

Al Makamin Recruitment Services, working under the umbrella of Sultan International Holding. owned by a member of the Royal/Ruling Family in the United Arab Emirates. We were running as a recruitment company under Al Makamin Commercial Projects LLC since 1992 till 2012 and from Year 2013 took over the name as Al Makamin Recruitment Services as per the new Government regulations.

The company is in full compliance with the Government regulatory requirements, a business holding “On Demand Labour Supply license for the supply of manpower and recruitment. We are registered to handle Recruitment Services for Private and Government Sectors includes Defense sector. The business was created to provide an effective services to government linked entities and private businesses based in Abu Dhabi and other part of Emirates.

We are one of the reputed and prominent company in UAE qualified with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), it’s subsidiary companies, Water & Electricity Authorities (EWEC), MUSANADA, ENEC, Military and is actively engaged in servicing manpower supply to Oil & Gas, Energy, Aerospace, Security and Defense wherein, we represent the interest of well selected international suppliers and service providers, to provide Finance Specialist, Technical, Administration, Engineering resources.

Al Makamin Recruitment Services is an ISO certified company that proves its strong commitment to Quality, Environment and Safety Standards.

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