SalaryNot Specified
Job TypeFull Time
Job Location Al Khobar,Eastern Province,Saudi Arabia


Information security Network Security IT Security security compliance software security
3 to 5 Years
Oil / Gas / Petroleum
Functional Area
Software Development - Network Administration
Job Description
Job Purpose

The purpose of the IT Security Specialist’s job is to develop and supervise all IT security measures in Rawabi Holding

Principal Accountabilities

Supports the Planning & Control Unit Head in evaluating Rawabi Holding’s IT Security needs and in developing an overall IT strategy aligned with the organization’s business objectives

Supports the Planning & Control Unit Head in the development of the IT Security budget

Ensures a secure operation of Rawabi Holding’s IT network, including intranet, internet, and email access

Ensures a secure network

Defines and implements IT security strategies ensuring it meets business requirements, as well as regulatory and international security standards

Ensures that system users do not get the ability to compromise information confidentiality, integrity, and availability

Develops processes for conducting risk assessment, forensic analysis, and security incident response, and identifies foreseeable IT security risks

Monitors compliance of IT security procedures and policies

Provides direct oversight and security training to all employees to create IT security awareness

Writes required reports to document computer security and emergency measures policies, procedures and test results

Keeps up to date with new IT security developments and security systems

Shares important security information with end users via e-mail to send out alerts about new threats (for example, computer viruses)

Identifies and tracks KPIs for IT Security, and devises plans and initiatives for improvement

Supports the Infrastructure Unit Head in developing IT security capabilities

Health & Safety Responsibilities

Complies with established health and safety guidelines and procedures and ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others

Identifies and reports to management any Health, Safety or Environmental risks and makes suggestions to address these risks and co-operate with his/her supervisor’s instructions.

Communications and Working Relationships

24/7 availability on callout for emergency situations

Interacts with the Infrastructure Unit Head to develop desirable IT security program, and recommends appropriate measures

Interacts with external IT suppliers relevant for IT security

Communicates well with users, other computer specialists, and managers throughout the organization
Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

University Degree in an IT related field or Management degree with relevant experience in an IT related industry

3 to 5 years of experience in information security position

Experience in developing and administering a desirable IT Security program

Experience in managing, and configuring UTM appliances combine firewall, gateway anti-virus, and intrusion detection system (IDS) or intrusion prevention capabilities.

Working knowledge of and experience in the policy and regulatory environment of information security.

Strong interpersonal, communications, administration, and problem-solving skills

Creativity in resolving complex issue surrounding business process and technical challenges

Ability to work as a team to meet the requirements of the business across organizational lines

High level of commitment and positive attitude on achieving both departmental and business objectives

Solid knowledge of Networking, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and TCP/IP is required

CCNA and/or CCNP Certification is desirable

ITIL V3 Foundation Certification is desirable

Ability to remain alert while performing routine tasks

Physical Requirements of the Job - If Applicable

The job of the IT Security Officer may require local travel

Limited occasional work outside of working hours

P.O. Box: 79800 Al Khobar 31952 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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