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Security Senior Administrator

Job Details
Ensure the secure operation of the in-house computer systems, servers, and network connections by checking server and firewall logs, scrutinizing network traffic, establishing and updating virus scans and troubleshooting
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Job Responsibilities

  • Protects Etisalat internal and external network access using firewalls.
  • Manages & secures ISP network from attacks including Firewalls, IPSs, DNS Security,...
  • Manages the configuration on all security devices in all Etisalat buildings.
  • Manages the configuration on all security devices in all remote sites (PoS, Offices).
  • Administrates Web Application firewall to protect Etisalat published services.
  • Administrates Distributed Deny Of Service protection solution to protect Etisalat network capacity.
  • Detects and prevents attacks that may threaten Etisalat internal and external networks using the network intrusion detection/ prevention systems.
  • Provides SSLVPN remote access to employees / Vendor to support their systems during the non-working hours.
  • Monitors the logs from Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/ Prevention, WAF, SSLVPN and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity.
  • Keeps up to date with emerging security alerts and issues.
  • Schedules and performs security improvements: apply bug fixes, security patches and software upgrades. 
  • Administrates and maintains end user accounts, permissions, and access rights on the authentication servers (AAA) and the one time password
  • Provides confidentiality and prevent disclosure of data between Etisalat buildings using encryption on the public links.
  • Provides VPN remote access to employees to support their systems during the non-working hours using the one time password and digital certificates.
  • Handles daily access requests and trouble tickets.
  • Prevents users from accessing unauthorized sites using the web filter.
  • Ensures security access requests are done within the OLA (Operational Level Agreement) between the security team and the different teams.
  • Assesses need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute them if required.
  • Acts as a technical escalation point to other Junior colleagues within the team.
  • Resolves technical conflicts to achieve business objectives.
  • Performs security consultancy to different business units regarding new products and services.
  • Updates the team with the latest technologies and solutions.


Qualifications Essential
University Degree in: BSC in Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer science. ? Very Good knowledge of different security devices including:? Network Security: Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/ Prevention Systems, Web Filter, One Time Password.. Systems Security: Vulnerability Management, Security Information and Event Management, Data Leakage Prevention, Antivirus, Anti Spyware, HIPS, Incident Handling, Network Admission Control...? ? Fast learner and reader with the ability to understand diverse technologies. ? Very Good Computer skills. ? Very Good in Arabic and English (Reading, Writing and Oral). ? Area of Experience: Security.
Qualifications Desirable
N/A
Experience Essential
Minimum 5 - 8 years’ Experience. ? Area of experience: Security. ?
Experience Desirable
At least 5 years’ experience working in IP Network and Security, Systems Security in large corporate environment with at least 2 year hands on experience with network security and systems security.
Experience Essential
Essential: Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA. ? Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security IINS.? Protect Etisalat PCs/ Servers using Antivirus, Anti Spywares, HIPS software. ? Handle daily access requests and trouble tickets. ? Enforce endpoints compliance using the Network Admission Control. ? ? Prevent users from accessing unauthorized sites using the endpoint web filter. ? Ensure Systems security access requests are done within the OLA (Operational Level Agreement) between the security team and the different teams. ? Assess need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute them if required. ? ? Keep up to date with emerging security alerts and issues. ? Schedule and perform security improvements: apply bug fixes, security patches and software upgrades. ? ? Check the antivirus logs on PCs and Servers for any problem. ? ? All: ? Interpret suspicious activities and make recommendations for their resolution. ? Download and test new security software, products and solutions.? Perform system and configuration backups. ? ? Provide 24/7 on call support for Etisalat employees. Security Administrator Job Description Page 3 of 5 Desirable: Cisco Certified Security Professional CCSP.