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GB1703 - Senior Security Analyst

Business Unit: Support Groups
Division: Risk Management
Department: Risk Management
Contract Type: Full Time
Area/Branches: Al-Saleh Building
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2016

About Gulf Bank

Gulf Bank was established in 1960 and has since progressed to becoming an industry-leading financial services provider complemented by a large network of 55 branches strategically positioned in key locations across Kuwait.

The main groups of the Bank are Consumer Banking, Corporate Banking, International Banking and Treasury.

Job Purpose::

To effectively administer the security infrastructure and components in line with security policies and procedures

  1. Security Infrastructure Administration: Administer the following security infrastructure components:

    • Firewall Administration – Juniper, Cisco, Checkpoint

    • Web Application Firewall administration

    • McAfee Web security gateway administration

    • McAfee End point administration – EPO, antivirus, encryption and File integrity monitor

    • McAfee email security gateway administration knowledge

    • Windows active directory administration

    • IDS / IPS administration – Juniper / Checkpoint

    • RSA encryption key management & administration

    • HSM administration (from security perspective)

    • NAC & AAA administration

    • TACAS / RADIUS administration

    • Solaris hardening

    • Oracle, SQL Database hardening

  2. Compliance to Bank Mandates/Policies : Adherence to change management, support in architecture reviews, support vulnerability and patch management programs

  3. Security Evaluation: Assist in research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan implementation of new or improved information security software and devices

  4. Incident Report: Respond to all / any security breaches by business and resolve, provide assurance or escalate issues.

  5. MIS Reporting and Documentation: Generate reports highlighting potential security violations, unauthorized use, fraud, performance gaps, etc.

Generic Accountabilities:

  1. Corporate Governance: Ensure compliance to all Operational & Risk policies procedures by minimizing error ratios and customer frauds

  2. AML Compliance: Ensure compliance to AML policies & procedures while carrying out job accountabilities


Education/Knowledge/ Experience/Skills:
Education / Qualifications: Bachelors / Masters in Information technology / computer science / IT Security

Knowledge: Expert in security infrastructure administration such as firewalls, web application firewalls, IPS, antivirus, windows active directory, NAC & AAA, encryption, web security gateway etc.

Experience: 5 – 6 years IT Security

Generic & Specific Skills:
  • Analytical Thinking

  • Risk Management

  • Communication

  • Proficient in IT

  • Planning

Accreditation / Licensing:

Minimum CCNA, juniper certifications; CCNP & CCSP preferred and MCTS / MCTIP - Microsoft certifications required

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV

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