Role description

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced IT professional for a Senior Network Security Administrator position in our Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office. Network security engineers protect the firm’s servers and IT systems from security breaches.

Skill Name – SIEM Monitoring and Administration

Niche Skill – Preferred Splunk SIEM tool

Others – SIEM IBM QRadar, HP ArcSight, RSA SA, Mcafee ESM

Primary Skills

(Must Have)

  • Hands on knowledge of one of the SIEM products.
  • Should have experience in configuring and customizing the SIEM tool.
  • Integration and troubleshooting of log sources.
  • Should have ability to create custom queries, event parsers.
  • Searching and Reporting capabilities with SIEM Tool and custom dashboard creation.

Secondary Skills

(Good to have)

  • Knowledge of network technologies, Windows and Unix administration.
  • Knowledge of typical security devices such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, AV and End Point security, Web Application Firewalls, anti-spam systems, event correlation systems, etc.
  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities, threats, attack scenarios; analysis and intrusion detection skills.
  • Should have knowledge of a scripting language and UNIX command line.
  • Knowledge of Incident Management process

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Personal Qualities

  • Willingness to work on multiple Technologies
  • Should be a good Team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, coordinate, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective operation of SIEM content: filters, rules, expressions and other identification mechanisms of the threat and vulnerability management technologies used within the SOC
  • Mentor and guide the First Level Security Analysts
  • Responsible for execution and maintenance of SOC related analytical processes and tasks
  • Detailed technical security reporting to Management operating companies and appropriate stakeholders
  • Work closely with other Information Security teams to ensure effective intrusion detection and incident response
  • Reviewing reports to ensure quality and accuracy is a part of the job

Education / Certifications / Trainings

Good to have trainings / certifications if any (CCNA / Security+/ Network+ / CEH certified/MCSA/RHCE)

Shift Timing – 24×7 rotational shift

Job Location – Riyadh

Nikita is a recruitment consultant with international recruitment experience across the MENA region. She specialises in projects in IT, Digital Transformation and Net Zero industries including Nuclear.

Nikita Seth
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