OT Security Specialist

Vistas Global

Doha, Qatar

Posted
Ref: RP019-94

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

OVERVIEW:
Cloud Security Specialist will be reporting to Manager of IT Governance, Security, and information management. He/She will be engaged in all cloud projects to review and ensure required security requirements are considered and implemented part of the project.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Consult on and provide security requirements/recommendations for assigned IT projects and initiatives.
• Recommend and implement the required configurations and policies to ensure that OFIT can be notified as much as possible and as quickly as possible about security incidents.
• Raise the awareness level of cloud security in the enterprise.
• Help drive Cloud Security Practices in IaaS/ PaaS and SaaS implementations.
• Provide input and feedback on cloud cloud/hybrid security architectures.
• Assist in investigation and remediation of security incidents and issues.
• Conduct security assessments to identify areas of risk and ensure any gaps are remediated.
• Support the governance and security department to ensure that the system consistently meets the requirements for certification and accreditation.
• Effectively communicates to the Manager of IT Governance and Security the status of projects and issues as they relate to Cloud Security.
• Provides clear, consistent, regular communication with all project stakeholders at all levels,
including presentations to senior management, creating agendas and meeting minutes.
• In-depth research of the latest in cloud security tools, techniques and best practices and technologies to remain at the bleeding edge.
• Create and support KPIs and KRIs that measure risk reduction and progress in cloud over time.
• Builds a great working relationship with team members and the application development teams.
• Help the Solution and architecture team and Application team to understand the identified vulnerabilities by explaining the requirement and supporting them to plan for successful and timely mitigation.
• Monitors and reports on the progress, problems and solutions in a timely manner.
• Generate status report of QF Cloud security posture

Requirements

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
• Maintain a high level of professionalism in communication and coordination
• Demonstrated ability to handle the most complex situations
• Responsibility for providing input to technical processes or activities
• Has considerable responsibility for applying technical judgment to help resolve problems
• Ability to communicate technical and business problems in a non-technical manner
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic and high-pressure environment
• Proven ability to deliver tasks on- time and adherence to deadlines
• Proficiency with MS Office applications
• Strong presentation skills, with the ability to present to senior managers

EXPERIENCE:
• 6-8 years of experience with Security Architect and/or Engineering.
• 2-4 years of experience with Cloud platforms such as Oracle cloud, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
• Possess a firm understanding of the offerings and capabilities within Oracle cloud, Microsoft Azure platforms, GCP, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
• Possess a solid understanding and have experience with systems automation platforms and technologies.
• Experience architecting solutions within Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure and Oracle cloud.
• Experience with assessment, development, implementation, optimization, and documentation of a comprehensive and broad set of security technologies and processes (secure software development (Application Security), data protection, cryptography, key management, identity and access management (IAMB, network security) within SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud environments.
• Working knowledge of common and industry standard cloud-native/cloud-friendly authentication mechanisms
• Experience with deployment orchestration, automation, and security configuration management.
• Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services.
• Experience working with cloud security and governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASBs), and server virtualization technologies.
• Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support)
• Demonstrated depth of knowledge and ability to handle a variety of situations
• Works with less supervision on technical projects or assignments

EDUCATION:
• College degree or/ engineering degree in Computer Science or related field with 8 years related work experience, required.
• Information security management qualifications such as ISO 27000, CISSP or CISM.
• Cyber Security related field certificates
• MS Azure Certificates

About the Company

Vistas Global is a diversified group of businesses with interests in technology (Vistas Global WLL, Momenta WLL), human capital, media (Vistas Media ME-FZ LLC), digital, food & beverage (Nushi, Haagen Dazs, Caliburger, Kamats), engineering (Vistas Security, Vistas Engineering) and real estate.

The group was founded by Suraj Thampi, an entrepreneur who pioneered the business process outsourcing concept in the Middle East in 1998. Having successfully built and sold three companies previously, Vistas is now his fourth venture in the region. In a short period of time, Vistas has emerged as one of the largest professional service companies in the region, employing over 1,300 people across 5 continents, 8 Offices and 5 Time Zones.

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