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 Location:||United Arab Emirates – Dubai|
|Job Role:||Information Technology|
|Company Industry:||Software Development|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|