Available Opportunities
VAC4362 - Specialist Enterprise Security Architect
Field: Operations Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Qatar - Doha Closing date: 31-Oct-2014


  • Responsible for design and maintenance of enterprise security architecture within Ooredoo.
  • Responsible for providing guidance on technology/infrastructure projects and programs on the technical and architectural security and risks.
  • Review (gap assessment) of the Corporate Network Security controls within Ooredoo.
  • Responsible for embedding of key security architecture principles and controls within the design phase of projects.
  • Keeping Ooredoo security architecture evolving and up to date with emerging threats.
  • Working with and supporting the Business Units to ensure appropriate technical security controls are designed within the projects.
  • Reviewing of Ooredoo infrastructure for compliance and security.
  • Liaising between SIC members and other departments on vulnerabilities, risks and issues to help keep technical and architectural security optimised.

Business Impact

  • Prepare policies and procedural recommendations, guidelines, and      progress reports for issues related to security compliance.
  • Support business delivery by applying best practice business      continuity, resilience and security planning.

Costs & Profitability

  • Ensure data security
  • Optimize resources and identify cost saving.
  • Ensure business continuity as well as robust recovery mechanisms to minimize revenue loss.

Problem Solving

  • Make sure all issues are reported timely and accurately.
  • Implement a problem resolution strategy and plan resource      allocation aiming to minimize problem resolution time.
  • Ensure all issues are solved within permitted timeframe.

Planning & Organizing

  • Develop plans and procedures to implement activities to improve quality and efficiency security for the organisation.

Team working, Coaching/Development & Leadership (Coaching & Leadership applicable to people managers)

  • Act as an effective team member to support delivery of department goals.

 Communicating, negotiating & influencing

  • Establish and manage multiple cross-functional relationships, coordination and communication lines with operating units & corporate centres.
  • Regularly communicate decisions and policies related to information security to teams.

Decision Making

  • Input into major decisions on a day-to-day basis, makes routine decision around control issues that impact function performance
  • Technical authority to recommend changes in enterprise security in collaboration with line manager.
  • Operational decisions to improve methods and procedures
  • Number of reference security architecture standards/guides developed.
  • Number of security architecture reviews carried to meet new business requirements.
  • Number of recommended changes to information systems to make them compliant with existing architectures.
  • Number of information security events related to improper technological controls identified.
  • Instances of impact of security-related events on business operations identified.
  • Impact of mandated design requirements on customer/user experience.
  • Number of new security architecture ideas created based on business risks.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 8 years’ of work experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of security architecture within a similar size business, preferably telecoms.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Bachelor's Degree Certificate
3. Enterprise Networks Certificates
4. ITIL, eTOM, CoBIT certificates
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