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Network Security Engineer

Dubai Investments

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP625-69

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Network & Security Engineer is an Information Technology professional with responsibility on designing, implementing, administering and supporting various different network and security related hardware and software solutions for the organization. He/ she has in depth knowledge across the domain, enough to execute projects single handedly based on security policies and baselines and complying with the requirements of internal and external audits.

Responsibilities:

• Maintain and administer perimeter security systems like Firewalls, Intrusion protection systems (IPS), Web Application firewalls (WAF), Email security gateways, Email and network Sandbox etc.
• Install, maintain and monitor end point security systems like Network Access controls (NAC), Antivirus (AV), Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS)/ Vulnerability patching systems, Mobile device management (MDM), Device control, Full disk encryption, Application controls etc.
• Install, configure, administer and support Web Security Gateways, Network load balancers, Virtual private networks (VPN), Corporate wireless network, IP telephony network, Routers and switches of the organization
• Troubleshoot complex technical issues and manage them in a fast paced business environment
• Write and maintain technical documentation including design docs, test plans, project plans, procedures, incident reports and troubleshooting guides
• Assist in the development of guidelines and procedures for administration and security best practices
• Provide network documentation, network security design and integration
• Perform regular network monitoring and security event log monitoring to identify possible intrusions and take necessary remedial actions
• Implement the necessary controls and procedures to protect information systems assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction
• Monitor network usage, anticipate problems and suggest solutions
• Develop standard operation procedures and deliver user training materials
• Manage projects and maintenance of change management in ticketing system
• Ensure that implemented projects meet the best practice security guidelines
• Remain current on emerging technologies via professional groups, trade magazines, training, independent research and study, and other avenues available
• Work closely with colleagues to meet team goals and improve processes and practices
• Diagnose problems and solve issues, often under time constraints
• Act as escalation point to vendor to resolve problems
• Evaluate and recommend new and emerging network & security products and technologies
• Be available, on call, to rapidly troubleshoot any problems resulting from changes
• Remain current on emerging technologies via professional groups, trade magazines, training, independent research and study, and other avenues available

Requirements

Academic Qualification:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Technology or related field.

Professional Experience:

• 8 years’ of core expertise in network security domain

Other Skills / Requirements:

• Hold domain related ‘professional level’ industry recognized certification/s
• Absolutely trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity
• An enthusiasm to stay up to date with current and emerging technologies and about advanced security threats
• Strong time management skills
• Must demonstrate strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills.

Application Process:

Interested applicants please send your updated Resume online.

About the Company

Dubai Investments PJSC is a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market with over 19,800 shareholders and a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion. Incorporated in 1995, Dubai Investments PJSC is a world-class company that targets investments in viable and profitable entities. The Company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across sectors - real estate, manufacturing & industrial, healthcare, education and financial investments across the UAE and the Middle East.

Dubai Investments portfolio includes 40 subsidiaries & joint ventures across a wide array of industries. Since its inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets.

Setting an example of strong, sustainable growth, Dubai Investments aims to continue its journey towards enhancing the commercial and trade interests of the UAE as it continues to seek investment opportunities in new sectors, locally and internationally, as part of its strategic expansion plans.

Dubai Investments' core operating principles are to achieve attractive returns from investing in healthy businesses with high growth potential; to achieve shareholder satisfaction through a commitment to total quality, to leverage the opportunities offered by new technology; and to be a good corporate citizen, with clearly defined value proposition, including:

  • Ethics
  • Integrity
  • Accountability & Ownership
  • Work Excellence
  • Human Capital Asset
  • Innovation

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