Jan 30, 2018

Cyber Security Operations Specialist IT Careers - Emirates NBD

  • Emirates NBD
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Cyber Security Operations Specialist

Company Name: Emirates NBD

Location: Nadd Al Shiba, Meydan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Cyber Security Operations Specialist will execute the Security Monitoring function within EmiratesNBD to ensure timely detection and reporting of threats provide support to the Incident Management process when required and ensure the security monitoring of the organization is kept at pace with the emerging threats in the market Manage the incident processes to ensure they are well drilled and effective Maintain acceptable cyber hygiene levels and ensure the goals of the unit are met


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run the CyberSecurity Monitoring Operations in the Bank
  • Coordination of efforts within the team to ensure threats are detected in a timely manner
  • Keep upto date on the latest security threats and feed them into the Monitoring Operations to help ensure those are proactively detected and mitigated in the Bank
  • Ensure the timely reporting of Security incidents to relevant stakeholders
  • Monitoring should be continuous covering 247 operations
  • Maintain and follow relevant documentation for monitoringSOPs
  • Proactive detection of Threats via Threat Hunting
  • Help ensure the relevant documentation is kept upto date at all times
  • Highlight gaps and recommend sound security practices to improve the monitoring
  • Be a cost effective solutions provider for security gaps
  • Maintain and ensure the SIEM is running at optimal levels at all times
  • Maintain and ensure coverage of SIEM is adequate at all times
  • Maintain and follow relevant documentation for SIEM
  • Ensure the relevant documentation is kept upto date at all times
  • Research new security practices to improve the performance and monitoring via the SIEM
  • Keep track of all relevant SLAs and AMCs and ensure they are adequately met
  • Meet SLAs defined for various categories of identified threats
  • Prepare and provide relevant reports for identified incidents
  • Maintain and follow relevant documentation for Incident Management
  • Ensure the relevant documentation is kept upto date at all times
  • Proactively identify gaps and remediate them to keep observations from Auditors and Regulators to a minimum
  • Proactively and iteratively search through networks and datasets to detect advanced threats that evade automated tools
  • Use both manual and machine assisted techniques to find the Tactics Techniques and Procedures of advanced adversaries
  • Trace attacker paths and detect suspicious patterns of threat actors


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Expert understanding of a company’s business processes technology and information systems
  • Must have knowledge on application and infrastructure security threats and mitigating measures
  • Deep knowledge on all aspects of Information Security concepts from broad range of technical and non technical areas
  • Ability to articulate and be a persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the management team Good negotiation skills will be desirable
  • Ability to understand regulatory requirements and process efficiency frameworks
  • Ability to understand the details of ground level security issues and its management
  • Ability to monitor and enforce improvements when necessary in line with regulatory requirements or best practices
  • Good knowledge of risk management frameworks and how to identify manage and mitigate risk
  • Good knowledge of the concerns and threats that revolve around Cloud Security and how monitoring can be used to mitigate them
  • Ability to create and review security policies standards procedures and hardening baselines


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