Role description

Niche Skill: IT industry experience managing all aspects of enterprise security

Experience: 9-12

Location – Riyadh

Primary Skills: (Must Have) –

  • Proven experience in planning, organizing, and developing the strategy for a 24×7 security operations center or Managed Security Service Provider
  • Ability to lead a team, promote and foster collaboration, and be a strong leader in the face of a new and changing environment
  • Broad information cybersecurity knowledge, including familiarity with common attack methodologies, tactics and protocols, Advance Persistent Threat groups, Hacker activities, etc.
  • Significant experience in network intrusion detection, including experience using common network monitoring tools – IDS, IPS, SIEM, and Syslog
  • Strong attention to detail along with sharp analytical skills to identify problems at the network, systems, and application layers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors, co-workers, employees and upper management
  • Strong experience with incident response
  • Understanding of NIST, SOC2 and ISO reporting requirements.
  • Experience with creation, documentation, and implementation of security operation policies, procedures and best practices

Secondary Skills:

(Good to have) Independent with proven analytical and project management skills

Personal Qualities:

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Ability to multi-task, prioritize, coordinate, work well under pressure and meet deadlines

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development processes to ensure proper visibility and monitoring of the environment and solutions within the customer environment
  • Lead the day to day functions within the SOC
  • Supervise and Manage SOC analysts
  • Develop and report status of SOC and security posture to Management and customers.
  • Provide technical and functional guidance to the team members regarding event monitoring and incident analysis and response
  • Manage SOC operational responsibilities and task of the team members
  • Act as the escalation point for all security incidents that require attention and timely response
  • Provide regular coaching, mentoring and ensuring staff are cross trained on the various SOC tools.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills

Education / Certifications / Trainings:

– Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Services, or similar

– CISSP/CEH or equivalent

Shift Timing: (9×5,24×7) 9×5 shift timings as per supported client

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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