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Sr. Security Operations Center Specialist

Sadara Chemicals

11 - 12 years Eastern Province - Saudi Arabia

Bachelor of Science(Computers). Any Nationality


, Posted on June 12, 2018 1 Opening

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The SOC Specialist role will work closely with the IT Security Manager and IT system owners to maintain, monitor and respond to various notifications from monitoring systems to improve the IT security of Sadara. The role will also work with users across Sadara to respond to security threats and to identify and suggest improvements that can be made to technologies and processes.
Functional Duties:
• Monitoring of events & alerts from a multitude of technologies to detect malicious activity.
• To carry out technical vulnerability assessments of IT systems to identify potential vulnerabilities, make recommendations to control identified risks and work with those individuals to ensure they are implemented.
• To respond rapidly and effectively to IT security incidents, managing them in a professional manner, including performing forensics for evidence gathering and preservation.
• Proper escalation and hand-off of security incidents for containment and remediation.
• Detailed analysis using a variety of tools and techniques to investigate, navigate, correlate and understand security incidents
• Maintaining documentation of policies and procedures
• To keep up to date with security trends, threats and control measures
• Tuning of rules, filters, and policies for detection-related security technologies to improve accuracy and visibility
• To coordinate tasks as directed by the IT Security Manager to assist in the improvement of the security of the system.
• Data mining of log sources to uncover and investigate anomalous activity, along with related items of interest
• Managing third-party security vendor relationships.
• Implementing an overarching cybersecurity framework.
• Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/manager.
Education:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science.
Certifications:
• SANS GIAC GCIA
• SANS GIAC GCIH
• CISSP
Specific Knowledge:
• Strong knowledge of information security principles
• Hands-on experience in SOC or Security Incident response teams.
• Analytical thinking abilities and client facing communication skills
• Deep technical knowledge and experience working in delivering and managing IT Services in any large IT Organization.
• Working knowledge of Windows and Linux networking, SIEM technologies and IDS/IPS Systems
• Excellent communication skills and team spirit
• Experience in security log analysis using various querying tools.
Experience:
11+ years in IT security.


Industry Type : Chemicals / Petrochemicals / Polymers / Industrial Gases
Functional Area : IT Software

Keywords

Linux Networking Windows Information Security Soc It Services Data Mining Ips Computer Science Analytical

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