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IT Security Engineer

  • Sector: Other
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/10/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in IT or similar discipline with relevant certifications.
  • ITIL Foundation or equivalent certification
  • CISSP required

Minimum Experience:

  • 10 years of hands on experience with security and systems

Key Accountabilities :

Continuous Improvement

  1. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement to enhance performance and quality of work with a view of stakeholders' expectations.
  2. Monitor current and future security findings and incorporating technical security mitigations or remediations
  3. Ensure proactive service problem management, maintenance and health checks

Framework , Boundaries and Decision Making Authority

  1. The Security Engineer (Systems) - reports to the Assistant IT Director (Infrastructure and
  2. Security) - IT Security and confers with the latter on critical and strategic issues.
  3. Key decisions having significant impact on the services are referred to the Supervisor for approval before implementation.
  4. The jobholder exercises financial authority as per the level established by the management
  5. The Security Engineer demonstrates compliance with world class service management practices such as: change management, service management and problem management

Job-Specific Skills:

  1. Ability to lead major project independently and part of the team
  2. Good documentations capability, ability to help guide new process and procedures
  3. Strong knowledge and experience with AD and exchange hardening.
  4. Strong knowledge and experience with host hardening and active directory scripting
  5. Strong knowledge and experience with MS Exchange management and security
  6. Strong knowledge and experience with PowerShell Scripting
  7. Strong knowledge and experience Smart Tokens and Public Key Infrastructure
  8. Strong knowledge and experience with Protecting Admin Credentials and Powershell JEA
  9. Intermediate knowledge and skills with hardening Linux/Unix systems (Host Based firewalls, boot-time configuration, vulnerability remediation, file integrity assessments, known attacks and defenses, automating with SSH, Kernel level auditioning, etc.)
  10. Hardening Linux application builds and applications such as: BIND, DNSSEC, Apache, SSL Setup
  11. Experience in infrastructure maintenance & installation of security tools such as anti-virus and vulnerability management
  12. Strong technical implementation and support expertise in Antivirus, EDR and DLP solutions.
  13. Preferred McAfee.
  14. Intermediate risk management skills and knowledge
  15. Intermediate incident handling and forensics skills
  16. MCSE core infrastructure highly recommended
  17. Microsoft 365 Certified Security Administrator certification preferred
  18. Effective communication skills

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