Senior Security Analyst ( Based in UAE) – Softec Technologies

Softec is a globally recognized award-winning technology company specialized in Artificial Intelligence and visibility solutions for transportation, mobility, logistics and command & control, with offices in Amsterdam, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Cairo.

​We help more than 5.000 organizations achieve more with our cloud platforms and on-premise deployments. 

​We received numerous awards for our contribution to significant nationwide digital transformation projects in logistics, public safety & national security and motor insurance.

We are seeking a talented Senior Security Analyst to join our team in UAE. .

Senior Security Analyst is responsible for enterprise cybersecurity. This includes everything from threat prevention to security infrastructure design to incident detection and response.

In this role, you must fulfill a number of responsibilities to effectively manage security incidents.

Your duties will include:

1- Security Monitoring and Incident Response:

  • Continuously monitor security alerts and events from various sources, such as intrusion detection systems (IDS), security information and event management (SIEM) tools, and log analysis.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, including identifying the root cause, containing the incident, and performing forensics analysis when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans and procedures.

2- Threat Intelligence and Analysis:

  • Stay updated on current cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities by monitoring threat intelligence sources.
  • Analyze threat data to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities that could impact the organization.
  • Develop and maintain threat intelligence reports and briefings for management.

3 – Vulnerability Management:

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and scans to identify security weaknesses in systems, applications, and networks.
  • Prioritize and track remediation efforts to address identified vulnerabilities.
  • Coordinate with system administrators and IT teams to ensure timely patching and updates.

4 – Security Policy and Compliance:

  • Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Conduct security audits and assessments to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations (e.g., ISO 27001, GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Provide guidance on security best practices to ensure compliance.

5 – Security Awareness and Training:

  • Develop and deliver security awareness and training programs for employees to promote a security-conscious culture.
  • Communicate security policies and guidelines to all staff members.

6- Security Tools Management:

  • Manage and maintain security tools and technologies, such as firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and encryption solutions.
  • Evaluate and recommend the adoption of new security tools as needed.

7- Incident Documentation and Reporting:

  • Document security incidents, investigations, and findings in detailed reports.
  • Create incident reports for management and regulatory reporting, when necessary.

8 – Security Risk Assessment:

  • Conduct risk assessments to identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Provide risk assessment reports and recommendations for risk mitigation.

9 – Security Architecture Review:

  • Participate in security architecture reviews to ensure that new systems and applications are designed with security in mind.

10- Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with other IT teams, including network administrators, system administrators, and developers, to implement security measures.
  • Communicate security risks and recommendations to senior management.

11- Emerging Threat Research:

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging threats and security technologies.
  • Research and test new security tools and methodologies.

12 – Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain detailed records of security incidents, investigations, and security policies.
  • Prepare and present reports to management on security vulnerabilities, incidents, and risk assessments.

13 – Security Awareness Programs:

  • Develop and deliver security awareness programs to educate employees about security threats and best practices.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2023-09-18
Job Location: United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Job Role: Information Technology
Company Industry: Software Development

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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