Information Technology & Systems

IT Specialist - Security

Al-Shuaiba, Al Ahmadi Governorate
Work Type: Full Time
We are looking for a talented and skilled IT Security Specialist to join our multicultural and diverse team in Kuwait. You will be responsible for providing the vision and strategies necessary to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic information by communicating risk to senior administration. In addition, you will implement, monitor, and support - IT Firewalls, Network Security, End User Security, Spam Email Security, Load balancer, Implementation and Configuration of IPS, IDS, SIEM, and Cloud Security.

Duties may include but will not be limited to:
  • Identity Management, Switching and Routing Protocols, Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems, Network Functional Protocols and VPN.
  • Creating, and maintaining enforceable policies and supporting processes, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Creates information security strategies, both short-term and long-range, in support of the Organization's goals.
  • Involvement in planning and implementing security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data.
  • Information technology specialist is expected to stay up to date on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies to anticipate security breaches.
  • Responsible for preventing data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network.
  • Acts proactively to prevent potential disaster situations by ensuring that proper protections are in places, such as intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, and effective physical safeguards, and provides for the availability of computer resources by ensuring a business continuity/disaster recovery plan is in place to offset the effects caused by intentional and unintentional acts.
  • Evaluates security incidents and determine what response, if any, is needed and coordinates organization responses, including technical incident response teams, when sensitive information is breached.
  • Implements security improvements by assessing the current situation; evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Sophos, Fortinet, Barracuda, Cisco firewalls and Avaya, HP, and Aruba Switches.
  • Performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems. Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.

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