Monday, November 14, 2011

Information Security Consultant Vacancy | Saudi Aramco Careers

Req Number X13-70027493C
Job Title Information Security Consultant
Admin Area Information Technology
Business Line Ops Services
AOC Job Category Information Technology & Systems

Position Description
Information Protection Center Division (IPCD) is in need for an Information Security Consultant to fulfill ongoing protection requirements in information security and forensic investigations. This requisition is to address the requirements to deal with advanced and/or persistent threat incidents and to assess, use, enhance, and operate the current security controls and solutions.

The complexity of today's security environment and the increased number of security incidents reported around the world demands specialized skills and knowledge. By investing and capturing the know-how of an Information Security Consultant, it is possible to maintain a more secure IT computing environment. This action will help to build a specialized security staffing plan to transfer valuable knowledge to current and future staff. Hence developing a strategy for filling in the specialized position is essential to foster a more secure business setting.

Minimum Requirements
 Experience:
o Bachelor degree in relevant subject (Information Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineer, IT, etc.)
o More than 10 years of experience in information security
o Previous work experience in Security Operation Centers or Managed Security Service Providers
o Wide security knowledge in threat management, vulnerability management, security incident management, and risk management
o Previous experience of networking, computing, and/or programming is preferable

 Skills:
o Computing knowledge on Windows, Unix/Linux
o Scripting experience and skills in either Perl or Ruby
o Forensics analysis experience
o Incident handling experience
o Ethnical hacking and penetration testing experience
o Identifying Information Protection needs and able to define System Security


Duties & Responsibilities

• Develop and manage project proposals, resources and plans.
• Assign tasks to project members.
• Conduct quality assurance on project deliverables.
• Test, evaluate, develop and implement new computer applications and systems.
• Maintain, enhance and support existing computer applications and systems.
• Implement new and maintain existing computer systems.
• Support computer production systems.
• Troubleshoot system problems and implement resolutions.
• Develop new and enhance existing computer systems.
• Test and evaluate computer systems.
• Evaluate and test off-the-shelf products to ensure their applicability to corporate business requirements.
• Review and analyze user requests for computer and communication systems, and recommend solutions to meet customer requirements.
• Design, develop, test, install, customize and troubleshoot information security systems and solutions to ensure protection of IT assets
• Business functions and requirements.
• Manage data center facilities infrastructure, and support relevant upgrade projects.
• Perform support to operations monitoring of IT systems and problem response and resolution.
• Analyze and approve changes to computing infrastructures.
• Adhere to security and safety regulations and rules.
• Provide continuous improvement feedback on IT Operations and Support.
• Provide continuous improvement feedback on implemented Business Processes.

About Us

Saudi Aramco’s domestic operations span the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and include the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas, refining, petrochemicals and distribution – none of which would be possible without the support of the Operations Services business line.

Operations Services encompasses such vital support activities as aviation, marine, transportation, power distribution, materials supply and information technology. Saudi Aramco operates one of the world’s largest corporate aviation fleets, composed of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft whose flight and maintenance crews are among the best in the business. The company’s marine operations include oil spill fighting vessels, harbor pilot craft, tugboats for terminal operations and a variety of service ships.

The areas of transportation, power distribution and materials supply are critical components of Saudi Aramco’s large array of complex petroleum and petrochemical facilities that provide a reliable supply of energy to people in the Kingdom and around the globe. The company’s IT infrastructure, including its communications networks, provides the methods and the means for the people of Saudi Aramco, no matter where they are, to stay connected and sustain the Company’s legacy of success.

Auto req ID 4429BR

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