Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO)
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IT Security Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

• Develop awareness of, and perform in accordance with, the Company’s established IT policies, procedures and methodologies
• Install, upgrade and maintain IT Security products, including Firewalls, SIEM, IDS, IPS, Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Email Security Gateway, Anti-Virus, Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), DLP and other security products.
• Document procedures, configurations, troubleshooting descriptions and problem resolution.
• Monitor and respond on a daily basis the output of various IT security systems.
• Monitoring the availability and performance of the IT systems and providing corrective actions and/or alert notifications.
• Conduct periodic network and system scans to detect vulnerabilities.
• Co-ordination of vulnerability management processes (patching, mitigation).
• Conduct penetration testing of systems before/after going live
• Conduct Information Security Risk assessments where required
• Participate in Incident Response Team.
• Assist perform Root Cause Analysis of events or incidents, including forensics analysis and malware analysis.
• Containment, remediation, reporting of incidents
• Maintain contact with IT security products vendors to obtain any specific technical information, resolving arising products issues, training needs.
• Monitoring and Analysis of information security threat alerts and advisories in public media (Blogs, Websites, Vendors, Q-CERT, etc.).
• Perform related duties as assigned by the Group Leader to enable achievement of Group’s targets and programs in the area of IT Security architectures and products.
• Generate status reports of completed assignments to provide feedback from superior.
• Participate in selection of new security products to protect and enhance the company’s defenses form cyber-attacks. Carry out technical evaluation and recommend suitable security systems.
• Participate in the on-the-job training of trainees and newly hired personnel within the Group to ensure that they develop the necessary skills to independently carry out assigned activities.