Senior Security Architect (Banking Experience)

AED 30,000 - 33,000 per month

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • AED 30,000 - 33,000 per month USD / Year

Upstream Recruitment

Upstream are exclusively partnering with a large Information Technology Provider who are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Security Architect to join them on a permanent basis. We require someone who has previously worked with a bank ideally in the UAE. The unit’s primary purpose is to Design, Engineer, Influence & eventually Embed practical & balanced cyber / information security principles/patterns/controls into all products and platforms using a mix of People, Process & Technology skillsResponsibilities:• Technical Expertise/Advisory: Deep & wide ranging cyber/information security expertise spanning infrastructure, application, and network & cloud security concepts.

• Living CODE values of the Bank: Role model and live Bank’s Collaboration, Ownership, Drive and Enterprising (CODE) values in day-to-day dealings with all stakeholders

• Personality Traits: Display high energy within the team, bringing passion for the product lifecycle and it’s security to the table everyday with strong stakeholder management skills that balance diplomacy, assertiveness, common-sense, persuasion skills and provision of solutions (by presenting options) to challenges. Strong confidence in ability to justify security controls coupled with communication skills to influence are key.

• Encourage ‘Shift Left’ Mindset – Proactively embed security requirements, by influencing implementation of security & privacy patterns from the start of the development cycle using a mix of people, process and technology elements to balance Security, Privacy, User Experience & Performance.

• Cyber Security Champion – Act as a security champion within the squad/team educating stakeholders on the benefits and importance of good cyber security architectural practices.

• Superior Customer Service: You will influence the implementation of security controls & patterns for a product using a mix of your superior technical, security, people, process & persuasion skills while ensuring high customer service ratings and adequate stakeholder, expectation, and perception management.

• Agile Philosophy: You understand how to embed security when working with teams that use methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, or similar. Understands concepts like Tribes, Guilds, Chapters, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, User Stories

Qualifications

  • Depth of knowledge in cyber/information security with considerable width (has worked with multiple technologies)
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience in either a Security Architect or Red Teaming role
  • Deep & Hands-On Understanding & Expertise
  • For Core Application Security Roles: OWASP Top 10, ASVS & MASVS and attack/defense techniques
  • For Core Infrastructure Security Roles: Operating System, Database, Virtual Machine Security, and Infrastructure as a Code (IaaC) concepts including attack/defense techniques
  • For Core Network Security Roles: Networking technologies (SDN, SD-WAN, Proxies, DNS, etc) and Network Security solutions
  • For Cloud Security Roles: Landing Zones / Isolation concepts, NSGs/VPCs, Conditional Access, CI/CD pipelines on at least 1 of the 3 platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP or OCI)
  • Identity & Access Management: Authentication & Authorization / Privileged Access Management / Hybrid (External & Internal) Cloud identities
  • Security Automation: Experience with automation tools like SAST, DAST, SCA, Container Security tooling
  • Banking/e-commerce industry experience is essential.

To apply for this job email your details to info@upstreamrecruitment.com