Information Security Section Head – Saudi Air Navigation Services – SANS – Saudi Arabia

Role Purpose


Role PurposeThe Information Security Supervisor is responsible for safeguarding information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.

Planning & Budgeting
• Supervise the execution of the department’s objectives, initiatives, plans, policies and procedures

• Support in developing the annual budget, including Financial and Human Resources requirements

Work Administration

• Supervise the day to day activities and operations of employees and ensure their adherence to the guidelines and responsibilities assigned to them and that all activities are being conducted properly

• Provide guidance and support to junior staff in the execution of their work and ensure proper knowledge transfer to develop them and improve their performance

Security Monitoring
• Manage and improve overall IT/Security Monitoring and Incident Response program using processes, procedures and automation

• Utilize security systems to detect, log and prevent unauthorized access and data loss• Coordinate incident response across multiple teams while providing technical assistance

• Oversee management and deployment of security infrastructure including Vulnerability Management, WAF, Network Monitoring, Logging correlation, DDOS prevention and IPS/IDS

• Perform security assessments based on OWASP, PCI and SOX compliance

• Conduct proof of concepts, vendor comparisons and recommend solutions in line with business requirements.

• Daily monitoring of security reports to identify issues and follow these issues to resolution

• Provide guidance to development teams on identified application vulnerabilities

• Oversee security projects and the security testing of new and existing applications.

• Provide technical guidance on compliance requirements• Manage and update Security Awareness program

• Work closely with Governance, Risk & Compliance teams

• Provide weekly and monthly Security awareness Events and Campaigns

• Perform scans and vulnerability remediation

• Prepare, maintain and deliver executive briefings on the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), IT security project plan, FISMA and OMB reports.

• Perform Security Testing and Evaluation (ST&E) on network systems and applications

• Operate and control Firewalls as per best practice

• Perform risk and threat assessment to include identifying critical IT assets, determining threats, reviewing vulnerabilities, evaluating risks and developing counter measures

Policies, Processes and Procedures

• Develop IT Security policies and procedures and support IT security training course materials.

• Provide guidance on System Security Plans (SSP) and Contingency Plans (CP)

• Monitor Vendors KPIs and ensure delivery as per agreed SLAs

People Management

• Conduct annual performance appraisal of direct subordinates to monitor their work performance and identify their training and developmental requirements 

• Actively participate in on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching of subordinates

• Provide clear direction, prioritize tasks, assign and delegate responsibility and monitor the workflow

• Promote a high-performance working environment embracing SANS’s values

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-28
Job Location: Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Information Technology
Company Industry: Airlines/Aviation

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Nationality: Saudi Arabia
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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