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Job LocationSaudi Arabia
Job TitleSecurity Systems Engineer
Job TypeNon-Academic
Job SummaryThe Security Systems Engineer has ownership of assigned security systems and is responsible for its effectiveness, integrity, reliability and access control.
Major Responsibilities
  • Ensures Security Systems Software are fully functioning, reliable and up and running to the maximum possible and reduce application down time.
  • Fine Tune Systems to provide best performance to the original intent / design of the system.
  • Recommend and Perform system upgrade when required.
  • Monitor, Analyze and report System Performance and take corrective action when necessary.
  • Review System Users Access and ensure protection, control and revoke unnecessary access.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance Support / Service Provider for Hardware Maintenance Issues.
  • Escalate unresolved or repeated Maintenance issues or failures.
  • Plan and conduct system performance and intrusion / penetration tests in coordination with all concerned organizations to ensure systems effeteness. Maintain records and address any technical / system software gaps.
  • Partnership with system vendors / manufacturers to address software issues, troubleshooting, upgrades, etc. and maintain strong business relationship.
  • Conduct market surveys for new systems or solutions for security users need or new requirements.
  • Coordinate with KAUST IT to ensure Security Systems are protected from potential cybersecurity threat and carry required protection measure.
  • Recommend system / application change / upgrade when required.
  • Manage small to medium size projects from planning, design and execution.
OrganizationGovernment Affairs Management
DivisionSecurity Management
Technical Skills
  • Understanding Security Business, Threats, Risks and Systems Capabilities and How it can serve security needs
  • Basic knowledge of cybersecurity and protection concepts and tools.
  • Strong Security Systems Design, Architecture and Concepts.
  • Basic Concept of Systems Hardware Maintenance Programs and Troubleshooting.

 
Non-Technical Skills or Attributes..
Required Education
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, IT or Computer Engineering is preferred; other Engineering degrees are also acceptable.
Required Experience
5 Years of experience in similar role / function.
Specialized Certification is recommended.

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