Information Technology Services
College / Department Profile
Qatar University Profile :
Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility.
This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.
Department Profile :
Information Technology Services delivers world class IT services to enable Qatar University to be a model national university that offers a high quality, learning-centered education
Information Technology Services is committed to collaborate with the Qatar University community to provide excellent information products and services.
Our IT support shall enable the university to uphold its high standards in teaching, learning and outreach.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Information Security Analyst is responsible for the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of controls and management strategies to maintain the security, confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of information systems with legislation, regulation and relevant standards.
Contribute to the development of departmental strategies that address information control requirements.
Ensure architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk and drive adoption and adherence to policy, standards and guidelines.
Obtain and act on vulnerability information and conduct security risk assessments, business impact analysis and accreditation on complex information systems.
Provide advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks and ensure adoption and adherence to standards.
Investigate major breaches of security and recommend appropriate control improvements.
Apply and maintain specific security controls as required by organizational policy and local risk assessments.
Monitor the application and compliance of security administration procedures and review information systems for actual or potential breaches in security.
Maintain security administration processes and check that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures.
Perform non-standard security administration tasks and resolve security administration issues.
Maintain current knowledge of malware attacks and other cyber security threats.
Provide specialist advice to support others.
Conduct investigations to correctly gather, analyze and present digital evidence to both business and legal audiences.
Perform other tasks and duties that may be occasionally required in order to meet the requirements of the role and the aims of the University.
Education and Certifications
Bachelor’s degree froma reputable university in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field isa plus.
A certification in a relevant discipline froman accredited in stitution is preferred (e.g.ISO, ISACA, ISC2, etc.)
A minimum of four years of post-degree relevant experience in a university or service sector organization.
At least two years of experience in a similar role in the GCC region.
CISSP,CISM, ISO 27001 Implementer / auditor certification strongly preferred.
Additional professional certifications such as CCNP, CCNA, and Red Hat Certified LINUX Engineer preferred.
Expert in vulnerability management.
Security incident management.
Ability to conduct security forensics and audits.
Good knowledge of information security standards and frameworks such as ISO 27001,NIST, and the Qatar National Assurance Policy.
Strong knowledge of networking protocols and systems services.
Solid understanding of information security principles, network-based and host-based controls, etc.
Expertise in security device deployment,configuration and management,e.g. firewalls, IDS / IPS.
Advanced systems administration skills with Microsoft Windows,Solaris, and Linux operating systems definite plus.
Database security is a definite plus.
Non Academic :
Curriculum Vitae with cover letter.
At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.
Non Academic :
Competitive tax-free salary.
Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.