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Security Analyst

Middle East SALARY: 15,000 AED - 18,000 AED PER: Month TERM: Permanent

The primary responsibility of a Security Analyst is to conduct a thorough risk assessment of the network and applications, identify vulnerabilities and provide configurations to enhance existing security of systems.


• Conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on internal networks, servers and applications
• Conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing on internet facing networks and applications
• Provide mitigation for the identified vulnerabilities and assist internal teams to implement the mitigations
• Conduct periodic infrastructure architecture review to identify security issues and recommend measures to improve security
• Evaluate applications and software for security issues
• Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
• Provide periodic reports of security status and vulnerability assessments
• Develop security standards and practices
• Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents
• Educate staff members on information security through training and awareness
• Recommend modifications in legal, technical and regulatory areas
• Harden on-premise and cloud infrastructure
• Provide input to the information security strategy

• Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science.
• 4-5 years experience in Information Security field with hands-on experience in penetration testing and vulnerability assessments of applications, networks and server operating systems.
• Excellent working knowledge of pentest tools like Kali Linux
• Working knowledge of scripting tools like Powershell, Python
• Excellent understanding of firewalls, antivirus, EDR, SIEM and IDS/IPS concepts
• Ability to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities and ability to provide practical recommendations
• Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise.
• Excellent reporting and presentation skills
• Cloud infrastructure security management
• An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level

• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• SANS Penetration Testing

Salary: 15,000 AED - 18,000 AED

Location: Sharjah

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POSTED: 12 May 2022 JOB ID: SA0019ARI