QNB1259 - Senior Specialist IT Security

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Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2015
About QNB

QNB Group, the largest Financial Institution in the Middle East and Africa are looking to hire a Senior Specialist IT Security, to meet the expansion needs of our office in .

QNB has enjoyed continued success with Net Profits of QAR 10.8 billion (USD3 billion) in 2018 (up by 6%) and increased Total assets to QAR 853 billion (USD 234 billion). The Group now employs over 29,000 employees in 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.

Role Summary:

The role has the primary responsibility of protecting QNB’s critical information assets and implementing adequate and cost-effective controls to counter the risk of information loss, theft and unavailability.

Role Description:

The successful candidate will design and implement security best practices across all departments. You will assume primary responsibility for securing and managing the security controls for critical banking and infrastructure applications and processes in the environment including core banking, internet banking, email, remote access and network access. You will perform periodic risk assessments and technical vulnerability assessments.

You will review and analyse security log monitoring reports, analyse security incidents, creating incident response plans, detailed incident reports, and recommend suitable corrective and preventive actions. In addition, you will implement industry standards and best practices like ISO 27001, ISO 31000, PCI DSS, COBIT.


You will demonstrate a minimum of 5 - 7 years experience in a major bank of which at least 3 years experience in the total scope of information security. You will possess a Bachelor/ Masters Degree preferably in computer science, computer engineering or related subjects in addition to a professional certification such as CISSP, GSEC, CISA.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV