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Cyber Security Analyst/Associate

Gulf Connexions

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP692-1491

Job description / Role

Gulf Connexions is assisting one of our banking and finance clients with their search to identify a Cyber Security Analyst/Associate to be based in their Abu Dhabi office. The incumbent will be responsible for making sure that the IT Systems throughout the bank is appropriately protected.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is looking to grow their career within Information Security by joining a leading financial services firm.


• Lead cyber investigations for complex computer security incidents.
• Analyse a large volume of security data from a variety of source with the goal of identifying suspicious and malicious activity.
• Present information using data visualization techniques.
• Review the current network architecture and configurations and give recommendations where required.
• Monitor cybersecurity compliance across the entire network.
• Perform security assessments of a new and existing application by performing periodic scans.
• Undertake and conduct vulnerability assessments.
• Maintain knowledge of industry trends and current security practices.



• Cyber security professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience gained working within a large and complex environment.
• Experience in securities or financial services industry is preferential.
• Ability to weigh business risks and enforce appropriate information security measures.
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline required.
• Creative problem-solver, independent, self-motivated and team player.
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate technical data and information for non-technical audiences.

Applications will only be considered if you have the relevant experience and your skill set match those required and stipulated within the advert text

About the Company

Gulf Connexions Group is the regions leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

Contact our consultants directly for your specialist recruitment requirements. For candidates searching for job opportunities and requiring informed career advice, Gulf Connexions provides updates on the top positions available across the region.

Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region\'s leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.

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