Senior Security Engineering Officer

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Qatar National Bank (QNB)
Doha, Dawhah, Qatar
Employment Type:
Full time
Credit, Risk Management
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Other, n/a
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Job Description

About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Senior Security Engineering Officer, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Qatar//Doha.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Description:
Minimize or eliminate business downtime and revenue loss due to security incidents and system unavailability
Eliminate security incidents and bad publicity that can potentially tarnish bank's public image and there by loss of customer confidence in using bank's services.
Provide input to the Head of IT Security Operations.
Assist in the Department's annual budgeting process.

Build and maintain strong and effective relationship with all other related departments and units to achieve the Group's goals/ objectives.
Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the compliance function, as and when required.
Coordinate with Compliance Group to ensure receipt of timely updates on new rules and regulations from Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and other applicable regulators pertaining to IT Security and ensure timely compliance with the same.
Liaise with the vendors for the various IT systems in use across the Group to ensure the consistent implementation of information security standards across Group systems.
Liaise with external consultants appointed from time to time to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the Group's information security efforts

Perform information and network security risk assessments and serve as the internal auditor for information security processes by planning and conducting information security audits and network security assessments.
Mitigate risks by creating project plans for specific implementations, configuration changes, software installations, or 'hot fixes' identifying resources needed from the Information Technology department. Also, work with the Head of IT Security to coordinate and schedule actions.
Assist in compliance check against the Group's information security policies and procedures at the head office, DR site, domestic and international branches and subsidiaries.
Use metrics to measure, monitor and report on the effectiveness and efficiency of information security controls and compliance with information security policies.
Coordinate with other departments to solve security issues and banking frauds.
Provide a monthly status report to the Head of IT Security Operations for eventual presentation to senior management.
Assist in promoting activities to foster information security awareness within the Group.
Research and propose information security products and services to protect and enhance the Group's network infrastructure.
Oversee the vendors and Group personnel responsible for safeguarding the Group's assets, intellectual property and computer systems.
Ensure that all system data is secured from unauthorized inquiries, intrusions, user errors, and system failures. Identify and implement methods for protecting system integrity.
Assist in incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph