PURPOSE OF JOB
Monitors and manages the operations of all the network services and systems in Ruwais plant to ensure continuous service availability to all users
Works on assignments according to network control procedures and technical standards
Participates in evaluation and selection of IT networking products, such as, Switches, Routers etc., and Participates in the planning and the implementation of all computing and network infrastructure projects (i.e. upgrades, enhancements, etc.)
•Monitors the utilization and oversees the operation of COMPANY Network services (Internet, MPLS, Intranet, Video Conferencing, etc.) and facilities and the development of these services to meet and support COMPANY business requirements.
•Coordinates with other Departments or Divisions in Ruwais Plant, related to the requirement of network services.
•Participates in the evaluation and implementation of network services solutions (hardware, software, management tools and components) to satisfy COMPANY business requirements.
•Support network services, troubleshooting, monitoring and capacity planning.
•Investigates and evaluates new communication services technologies and solutions and assesses the applications of these technologies to add value and satisfy COMPANY business processes.
•Participates in the preparation of feasibility studies and scope of work, reviews proposals for the acquisition of network services solutions (hardware and software) to ensure their compatibility with the IT Strategy.
•Participates in projects within "team-of-peers" providing expertise in leading edge technologies, insight, directions and alternatives throughout the life cycle of the projects.
•Participates in Laboratory simulations and testing of evaluated technologies.
•Maintains and updates Standard & Procedures manuals relating to network services systems
•Ensures compliance to all relevant quality, health, safety, and environmental ISO standards across all areas of COMPANY and ensures company wide commitment to the above standards.
•Performs other similar or related activities as assigned
•Designs and implements the IT security architecture and infrastructure to ensure data protection and data integrity across all IT verticals, according to best practices and recognized Information Security standards.
•Designing, implementing and configuring, migrating and fine-tuning the Network/security devices
•Participates in evaluation, and selection of IT security products, such as, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, anti-virus, anti-spyware, Email Security, VPN, remote access devices, web content filtering servers, proxy appliances, IT Security appliances,
•Multi-factor authentication, SSL-VPN, Forensic analysis tools, Anti-Malware systems, etc; and Participates in the planning and the implementation of all computing and network infrastructure projects (i.e. upgrades, enhancements, etc.) to ensure compliance with the IT Security architecture.
•Investigates, Monitors, and identifies any actual or potential information security violations/risks. Reports to Management all actual and potential security violation/risks and recommends appropriate solutions to eliminate or minimize their potential impact.
•Provide 24/7 support to handle the issues related the Infrastructure
•Experience/Knowledge in OT (Operational Technology) Network Security is desired
Security and Risk Assessment Practices:
•Involve in Risk Assessment exercise as per Company IT Security guidelines.
•Identifies potential risks and affected assets,
•Collates and compiles reports on current risk state of the organization and evaluates it at regular intervals & devised timelines,
•The Risk assessment conducted will be in two phases including vulnerability assessment and Penetration tests, the Procedures and the extent of penetration and various mechanisms are to be devised & governed by the IT Security Officer,
•Governs and overlooks the SOC environment and their findings to collate and compile reports and mitigate threats & Risks.
•Leads the COMPANY initiative for security framework and compliance achievement,
•Work to mitigate the audit findings related to Security
•Continuously monitor the Security status and implement the necessary measures as needed
•Liaise with vendors to implement required solutions and advised framework.
•Performing daily operational changes in the security devices
Protecting IT/OT Network Security:
•Managing the network accesses related to OT Networks and for IT networks.
•Performing tests and suggesting the security recommendations for the network
•Conducting architecture reviews and performing vulnerability tests for suggesting the best practice.
•Documenting and driving the implementation project
Security Incident investigation:
•Conducts forensic analysis and fraud investigation related to electronic data of COMPANY in the event of any breach or suspicious activity,
•Take necessary actions as part of incident mitigation and prepare the report for management
•Keeps the Senior Management informed and maintains confidentiality in the matter.