Job Description

Zero One Solutions & Consultancy

Information Security Officer

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Job id: 332461

02 Sep 2020

Job Location

Doha, Qatar

Experience

3 to 8 years

Qualification Level

Diploma; Graduate

Job Function

IT - Hardware
IT - Software

Skillset

Networking infrastructure

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

• Creates information security strategies, both short-term and long-range, in support of the client’s goals.
• Directs an ongoing, proactive risk assessment program for all new and existing systems and remains familiar with the client’s goals and business processes so effective controls can be put in place for those areas presenting the greatest information security risk.
• Communicates risks and recommendations to mitigate risks to the senior administration by communicating in non-technical, cost/benefit terms and in a format relevant to senior administrators so decisions can be made to ensure the security of information systems and information entrusted to the client.
• Oversees all ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, and maintenance of the client’s information security policies and procedures by ensuring these policies and procedures encompass the overall security of electronic information at rest or in motion within the Missouri State client system and assisting departments in local process and procedure development, ensuring they are not in conflict with client policies.
• Assists other departments to ensure regulatory compliance in areas such as the Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), NIA & FIFA framework
• Chairs the Information Security Executive Committee (ISEC) and coordinates the activities of ISEC so that security decisions do not interrupt business processes while maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of client information.
• Ensures vulnerabilities are managed by directing periodic vulnerability scans of servers connected to Missouri State client networks.
• Develops information security awareness training and education programs, works with other client entities to present them to faculty, staff, and students, and participates in local, regional, and national awareness and education events, as appropriate.
• Acts proactively to prevent potential disaster situations by ensuring that proper protections are in place, such as intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, and effective physical safeguards, and provides for the availability of computer resources by ensuring a business continuity/disaster recovery plan is in place to offset the effects caused by intentional and unintentional acts.
• Evaluates security incidents and determines what response, if any, is needed and coordinates client responses, including technical incident response teams, when sensitive information is breached.
• Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
• Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, attending training, conferences, and/or courses as directed by the supervisor, and obtaining certifications relevant to job duties.
• Contributes to the overall success of the client by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT or related field.
• Minimum of 8 years of experience in information technology experience is required.
Applicable experience includes, but is not limited to, computer and networking infrastructure

Company Profile

Zero One is targeting the ME region with specialized IT services including AI, outsourcing and IT consultancy services. Benefiting from Inova’s technical excellence and Zero One’s experience in the local market, the consortium ensures the delivery of cutting-edge services and products.

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