IT Security Expert

Posted about 2 years ago by March Holding
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector IT, Security
Role and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for designing, implementing and supporting network security solutions for the organization. Ability to fulfil service requests that is assigned to him/her.
  • Handle the network and security systems of the company’s internal and third party projects.
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and support of Cisco ASA ,FTD ,Stormshield .Palo Alto Firewalls, Website Filtering devices, Remote Access and Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems.
  • Network Traffic monitoring; early detection and fast reaction to unexpected “suspicious" Situations (i.e. unusual traffic volume, port attacks, rogue devices in the network, etc.).
  • Network design and security
  • Web and network security exploit identification
  • Intrusion detection/prevention and network traffic analysis
  • Security event analysis and monitoring.
  • Monitor compliance with information security procedures and policies
  • Regular penetration testing, reporting and issue resolution
  • Communicating with global colleagues on the development of new designs and standards
  • Work with project teams to design and implement secure network connectivity solutions
  • Provide an escalation path for operations and deployment staff to resolve problems
  • Evaluate and certify new technologies or new versions of existing products
  • Integrate new products into the infrastructure
  • Installing and configuring network systems (Router, Switches...etc.)
  • Act as escalation point to vendor to resolve problems
  • Write and maintain technical documentation including design docs, test plans, project plans, procedures, incident reports and troubleshooting guides

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Computer Science or Computer Software Engineering degree or equivalent technical training.
  • Training and certification on network equipment and protocols – Cisco Palo Alto, Stormshield
  • CCNP Security, CISSP, CEH or other general security related certification a plus
  • At least 7 years of experience in computing or related area with a focus on network security.
  • Ability to translate security policies and procedures into technical architectures and/or configuration settings
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, written and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and concepts and apply that knowledge effectively
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team to accomplish multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to create technical documentation and network diagrams as deliverables to customers in a timely manner
  • Work with little supervision and is self-motivated
  • Ability to multitask
  • Experience with production troubleshooting
  • Experience with integration of vendor products into a complex corporate IT environment
  • Vendor Management experience
  • Project management skills
  • Strong understanding of WINDOWS and LINUX environments

Preferred Skills
  • Complete and in-depth knowledge of network management & security technologies and approaches. (DMZ design, IPsec, proxies, RADIUS, Network intrusion detection sensors)
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of network operating systems, network equipment and networking protocols
  • Network attack and penetration methods and defenses
  • Web Proxy security
  • Web application Firewall
  • Sound knowledge of security techniques, latest protocols and defenses against new viruses and other attacks
  • Basic ability to program scripts and batch files
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Visio and MS Project


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March Holding


Since its inception in the late fifties as ARCHS Company; the business started in wholesale trading with a persistent commitment to excellence and expansion and has firmly established itself by sta...

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Sector Specialisms: Industrial
Office Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Phone Number: 00962 (6) 5868360