Senior Officer Security Operations Centre

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Qatar National Bank (QNB)
  • Updated on: 27 May 18

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About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Senior Officer Security Operations Centre, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Summary:
The incumbent will be a member of the internal Security Operations Team and will actively monitor security threats and risks, provide in-depth incident analysis, evaluate security incidents, and will provide proactive threat research. The position will utilize the latest in security technology and be on the fore-front of incident response:

Role Description:
  • Monitors and analyses IDS, analyses network traffic, logs analysis, prioritizes and differentiates between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms.
  • Undertakes threat hunting exercises using specialist Endpoint Detection and Response tools
  • Creates and tracks investigations to resolution.
  • Composes security alert notifications.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge on current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • Advises incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents.
  • Close liaison with Engineering Team in tuning and configuration of devices
  • Work with Management Team to enhance and continuously improve monitoring service
  • Mentoring activities performed by the Security Operations Officer
  • Minimize or eliminate business downtime and revenue loss due to security incidents and system unavailability
  • Eliminate security incidents and bad publicity that can potentially tarnish bank's public image and thereby result in loss of customer confidence in using bank's services.
  • Conduct in- depth, thorough analysis of network traffic and host activity to identify security events across a wide array of technologies and platforms
  • Perform incident response activities such as host triage and retrieval, malware analysis, remote system analysis, end-user interviews, and remediation efforts
  • Compile detailed investigation and analysis reports for internal SOC consumption and delivery to management
  • Evaluate existing technical capabilities and systems and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Research and test new security tools/products and make recommendations of tools to be implemented in the SOC environment
  • Regularly review standard operating procedures and protocols to ensure SOC continues to effectively meet operational requirements
  • Conduct "after action" reviews to identify lessons learned and best practices
  • Influence and improve upon existing processes through innovation and operational change


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree preferably in computer science, computer engineering or related subjects.
  • Professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA is mandatory
  • SIEM certification and any vendor security certifications related to network, application, systems security would be considered as a plus
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience in a major bank, Large Corporate or MSSP in a similar L3 SOC analyst role
  • Possess an understanding of business processes and controls in all related operational areas
  • Solid understanding of security architectures, threat intelligence consumption and root causes of malware infections and proactive mitigation
  • Strong time management and multitasking skills as well as attention to detail
  • Experience working in fast paced environments, and ability manage workload even during times of stress or escalated activity
  • Comfortable with impromptu tasking and loosely defined requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

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

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