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Chief of Cyber Defense for Bahrain:VAMSYSTEMS

Job description:

VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.
VAM Systems is currently looking for Chief of Cyber Defense for our Bahrain operations with the following skill set and terms and conditions:

Skillsets Required

Strong web application penetration testing experience
Experience in vulnerability identification and remediation
Knowledge of the software development lifecycle
Experience with performing code review, wireless and firewall assessments
Solid network penetration testing experience
Programming background (C++, Perl, Python, Shell) for tool and exploit development is a plus
Technical knowledge in network security products, cryptographic suites and network/application firewalls is a plus
Experience with mobile application and operating system testing
Knowledge of security standards including Windows and Linux operating systems, network, firewall, wireless, end user acceptable use (e.g. web filtering) and public key infrastructure.
Solid knowledge of information security principles and practices with demonstrated experience in and deploying security tools and techniques is required. Knowledge of regulatory frameworks desired (e.g. PCI, SOX, SSAE16, ISO 27001).
Expertise in intrusion detection and prevention, content filtering, security incident and event management (SIEM), compliance monitoring, and vulnerability and application scanning including Web vulnerability scanning and reporting, endpoint security and encryption services including secure mail systems.
Expertise in security testing tools, suites, and processes such as: OWASP, Metasploit, nmap, Fiddler, Burp Suite, RSA, APT Technologies, Nessus, Snort, Wireshark, etc.
Leadership and well-developed people management skills – ability to motivate and develop subordinates and peers and promote teamwork
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills – written and verbal
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to operate effectively at all levels within the business
Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously and operate effectively under pressure
Good English & Arabic language skills – written and spoken


The Chief of Cyber Defense should be a graduate of computer science or a closely related field and must have 7 to 12 years of relevant experience and must possess one or more of the following certifications:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Masters in Information Security

The Chief must also hold four or more of the following technical certifications:-

GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
GIAC Python Coder (GPYC)
GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester (GXPN)
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Offensive Security Certified Expert (OSCE)
Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE)
Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE)


Leadership and people management

Provide direction and guidance to officers in their assigned job duties.
Organize, direct and control the activities of the section in scope to ensure and maintain consistent support and delivery of services within agreed Operational and Service Level Agreement standards.
Monitor and analyze training needs for the teams in scope and ensure the provision of appropriate training interventions so that employees at all levels have the required skills and knowledge to deliver organizational objectives.

Service delivery and technical standards

Accountable to conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on systems, networks and applications
Accountable for protection of government assets through the operation and maintenance of all penetration testing equipment
Accountable to investigate suspicious security event activity
Accountable to review and modify the security systems’ rules and filters to better detect and prevent security incidents
Accountable to coordinate with the Emergency Response Directorate during security incidents
Participate in escalated security incidents via post incident review meetings
Deliver presentations to users
Stay abreast of new tools, technologies, and techniques, and implement them as solutions to business and technical problems
Provisioning of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of cyber defense;
Provisioning of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of intrusion detection and prevention, network and host security, advanced persistent threat (APT), data center and cloud computing security

Purpose of the position

Identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities in specified systems, networks, and applications

Terms and conditions:

Joining time frame:  1 month
The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems - Bahrain and shall be deputed to one of the leading Government Organizations in Bahrain.
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at ambili.krishnan@vamsystems.com or call us +91 476 2681150.


Job Reference: 123
Job Category: IT [ View All IT Jobs ]
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Employment type: Full Time
Salary: 00.00 EGP
Degree: Bachelors
Experience (year): 7
Job Location: Bahrain
Address: Sasthamangalam
Post Date: 21/10/2017 / Viewed 3064 times
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