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Head of IT Security and Consulting Department


Posted on October 26, 2019

8 - 15 years Muscat - Oman

Any Graduation, Bachelor of Technology/Engineering, Bachelors in Computer Application(Computers). Any Nationality

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- Manage the
o Network Security Team
o Architecture Team
o Consulting Team
o Engineering Team
o IT Department

- Achieve
o Provide solutions to remediate clients
o Develop Company's competitive range in delivering security services solutions
o The company becomes a partner/reseller of international InfoSec brands
o Build teams as required
o Demonstrate expertise and knowledge in Information Security

- Be Proactive
o Propose new ideas to enhance the Company’s competitive edge
o Impress management with your proactivity

- Conduct Activities for
o Network Security Team
o Architecture Team
o Consulting Team
o Engineering Team
o IT Department

The following are the duties the employee can expect, but not limited to:

• Manages/Works with a team that formulates, implements, operates, delivers, and manages security solutions for clients and internally.
• Work harmoniously in conjunction with the security analyst team (penetration testing team) and the SOC team.
• Manages the IT Team.
• Works as a Liaison/sales/client engagement as required.
• Provides Technical consultancies as requested.
• Works to develop strategies for the company and passes up the command structure for review.
• Must know how to conduct a SWOT analysis.
• Assesses, reviews and manages IT Systems (infrastructure) for Clientele.
• Reviews and provides input for the Final Report for Clientele.
• Reviews technical proposals for accuracy and provides input as needed.
• Writes the Executive Summaries for Final Reports.
• Writes the Final Reports as needed.
• Teaches team members how to create the Final Report, as needed.
• Attend meetings with different organizations as required to discuss vulnerabilities and mitigations.
• Evaluate, assess, and provide recommendations on new products and technologies related to the design and deployment of secure systems.
• Give input on the processes of the organization.
• Communicates all tasks being managed, through every 15 days (twice a month) written reports with KPIs to Senior Management.
• Prepares a report every 15 days (twice a month) on all tasked managed with defined timelines for Senior Management.
• Advises Senior Management where recommendations are needed to improve.
• Optimizes resources (people and finances) before recommending procuring or using external sources.
• Always explore multiple options for posed Remediations and present to Senior Management for approval, prior to discussing with Client.
• If applicable, prepare a structured model that assesses how vendors are selected, to include their experience, industry exposure, certifications, and their cost.

• Reviews comprehensive reports of vulnerabilities and probable future weak points developed by in security analyst team.
• Interact with other IT personnel, sometimes of different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Provide off-hours, on-call support.
• Safety and Health is the responsibility of all employees, to include Fire Fighting with extinguishers.

Desired Candidate Profile

- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences preferred
- 8- 15 years experience
- Managing a Team of technical personnel.
- Familiar with technical proposals.
- Providing direction and tasks to a Team.
- Knowledge of the following:
o Windows, OSX and Linux operating systems
o C, C++, C#, Java, ASM, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Golang
o Bash, Powershell
o Network servers and networking tools (e.g. Nessus, nmap, Burp, etc.)
o Computer hardware and software systems
o Web-based applications
o Security frameworks (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)
o Security tools and products (Fortify, AppScan, Wireshark, etc.)
o Kali Linux, Backtrack Linux, Tails, Cyborg Linux, Knoppix or BackBox Linux etc.
o Vulnerability analysis and reverse engineering


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As the internet continues to become increasingly more accessible in the Sultanate and as organizations become increasingly more digital, so does their cyber-risk profile grow. As a result, there is a growing need for advanced Cyber Security to ensure success. This is where we, the National Security Services Group (NSSG) come in. An Omani company, established in 2016, our team comprises entirely of highly qualified staff with various sets of expertise.

However, our collective expertise is not limited to just the cyber-security realm either; having delved into more complex areas such as Electronic warfare, Information Analysis, Telecommunications, Data Centres. It is this diversified range of skills that allow us to provide our clients with a unique range of services that have been tailor-made to our clients exacting requirements.
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