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Ref: LP085-1484

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Cybersecurity Defense Director has responsibility in making sure of complete security visibility of various security Solutions and controls as well as the entire infrastructure in both IT/OT environments to align with cybersecurity strategy and road map.
• Make sure of responding to attacks in proper, continuous and timely manner covering 24/7/365.
• Drive a complete journey of threat hunting program development for entire organizations OT/IT.
• Cybersecurity Defense Director will work closely with functional technology and operational technology groups to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the Incident handling and remediation processes that don’t affect our business resilience. It is also expected that he will deliver complete alignment with Cybersecurity Department goals and objectives.
• Build the capabilities needed to run complete cyber security defense center especially the active defense part of it.
• Cybersecurity Incident Monitoring Activities
• Cyber Security Digital Forensic and Incident Response Activities
• Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Hunting
• Policies, Processes & Procedures
• Information Security & Privacy


• Cybersecurity Monitoring: Proven Experience in Managing Cybersecurity Monitoring function with a previous Technical skill in same field that allows detailed explanation for the entire process of security monitoring, shifts, incident categorization and so on.
• Cybersecurity Digital Forensic and Incident Handling DFIR: Proven Experience in managing DFIR people, process and technologies.
• Cybersecurity Threat Intelligence and Hunting TIH: Strong understanding of building and developing TIH capabilities and have integrated and orchestrated within the organization.
• 10+ years of experience in working with the activities described in the position description
• Mixed IT and Industrial sectors experience in Cybersecurity field is mandatory for this position.
• Previous hands-on experience is must in same field.
• Experience in developing Threat hunting program as well as complete integrated threat intelligence platform.
• Industrial Cybersecurity Certifications is plus for this position.
• 10+ People Management experience is mandatory.
• Understanding of common security standards and regulations of both IT/OT like (e.g., NCA ECC, NCA CSCC, NCA OTCC, IEC-62443-3-3, IEC-62443-3-2, NIST 800-82 rev2, NERC CIP V.5, etc.)

About the Company

Saudi Networkers Services, incorporated in 2001 with an aim to provide the world class business and consulting services through a combination of market insight, technical excellence and unrivalled agile methodology.

Our success stems from building strong relationships and trusted partners, which enabled us delivering exceptional services to public sector, as well as some world's leading organizations, in Telecommunication, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Banking, Energy, Utilities and various other industry arenas.

We collaborate closely, ideate that how the work gets done, while working alongside businesses to collaborate on growth and applying breakthrough innovations, that drive exponential impact, managed by teams specialized in their assigned industry sectors.

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Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 40,000

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