Title Specialist - IT Security
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To UAE Nationals only
Position Summary

The IT Security Specialist functions as part of the Internal Audit Team and is primarily responsible for identification, evaluation and assessment of risks in the area of IT infrastructure and operations. Prepares documents describing the standards and requirements for IT infrastructure security and cooperates with IT specialists and IT experts in implementing the requirements and standards for IT security. Reports on the parameters associated with defined threats and risks in IT and evaluates system configurations used in the IT infrastructure for compliance with standards, safety requirements and best practices.

This position is reserved for UAE Nationals only.


In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Communications, Electronics, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering
  • Current IT industry certifications in Information Technology, Security and Forensics
  • Certifications in CISA, CISSP, CISM, and CEH are preferred.
  • Experience in running security operations environments
  • Experience in preparing IT audits
  • Experience in coordinating firewall changes, IDS/IPS systems, SIEM solutions and cryptography systems and documenting such changes
  • Working knowledge of Security Incident Response
  • Capable of chairing various forums and engaging development teams to drive programs to completion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Highly developed organizational, analytical, presentation and problem solving skills are required
  • The ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
  • A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization


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