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Job Description

· Accountable for protecting organization’s computers, networks and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses or attacks by cyber-criminals

· Accountable of providing security architectural guidance and products recommendations.

· Conduct periodic review of Cyber security architecture.

· Monitor All Operations and Infrastructure: Responsible for going through alerts and logs in order to keep an eye on organization's digital security footprint

· Anticipate, identify and prioritize threats to reduce exposure and adapt defenses (threat intelligence)

· § Ability to maintain & administrate cybersecurity tools and technology (e.g. SIEM, Firewalls, Threat intelligence tools, proxies, etc.)

· Develops technical documentation describing the deployment, configuration, and management of shared, networked, and multi-user information security systems

· Maintain Security Incident Response plan and ensure that all relevant individuals know their duties during such an incident.

· § Assist in implementing new security related technologies: Responsible for evaluating new technologies and helping implement any controls that might mitigate the risk of its operation.

· To build and send Cyber Security Status reports and Dashboards for External and Internal threats and rank them based on risk/impact levels.

· To review, agree and conduct a company-wide program of security audits; checking the local implementation of policies and procedures; making recommendations for improvement and ensuring broad-based compliance

· § Ensure that the defined cybersecurity policies and procedures are implemented and practiced in MEDGULF

· Monitor and report security updates status (security updates) related to all MEDGULF operating systems of servers and workstations.

· To ensure timely identification and handling of cyber security incidents in order to reduce the (potential) business impact for the Organization.

· To initiate and manage technical vulnerability assessments of IT systems and processes, identifying potential vulnerabilities, to make recommendations to control any risks identified and to ensure they are implemented.

· To be responsible for the coordination of regular Information Security Reviews by assessing MEDGULF systems, processes, infrastructure, and making recommendations to minimize risks identified.

· Responsible for completing staff performance appraisals and countersign as necessary within the specified timescales

· To identify and make recommendations regarding critical points of failure and be proactive in building processes to minimize/eliminate downtime

· Share lessons learned and best practices across Cybersecurity function, building relationships with stakeholders at all levels

· To perform other duties as required or directed by CISO / Senior Management


· Knowledge and exposure with: Firewall / IDS & IPS systems, Active Directory and Group Policy Objects, End-point security and administration, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Exchange and proxy, Microsoft Windows operating systems and virtualization,

· Knowledge and exposure with: SIEM solutions, malware analysis, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, Black & white testing and digital forensics tools and investigation methodologies.

· Required certification in Information security and IT Service management like ITIL/ GCFA/ CISSP/CSSLP/ GCIH

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Type:
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Computer Science & Engineering / Information Security / Software Engineering or related information technology degree
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
6 Years (Minimum 6 years of IT experience of which at least 4 years should be within Infrastructure Systems / Cybersecurity / Information security operations & management.)
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply Before:
Jun 25, 2019
Posting Date:
Mar 25, 2019
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The Mediterranean and Gulf Insurance and Reinsurance (Medgulf) is a leading regional insurance group providing the retail & institutional markets with comprehensive insurance coverage through its operations in various countries in the region. Medgulf consolidated its activities since 1980 through ...Read More