VP - Security

Posted 17 November 2023
Salary 50-60K AED p/m and benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline InfoSec & Cybersecurity
Contact NameBrett Lockett

Job description


  • Create, advocate and hands-on implement an IT security vision, strategy, and roadmap that keeps our business secure, competitive, and proactive.

  • Manage a global team of approximately 25 security engineers, researchers, analysts, and awareness specialists in all aspects. Note the word global.

  • Achieve and maintain the security maturity model and the security awareness model. Think of incredibly cool projects and devious security awareness exercises!

  • Work very closely with your counterparts in IT Administration, Disaster Recovery, IAM, DevOps, WinOps and IT Development to ensure that IT Security becomes part of the DNA of everything we do.

Skills / Experience:

  • 15+ years of leadership experience running security programs and teams in a mid-to-large-sized company.

  • Extensive hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure, automation, containerization, DevSecOps, virtualization, etc.

  • Real-world experience with penetration testing (white box, black box, and grey box). Ideally, you have been a bug bounty hunter in a past life.

  • You can hold your ground during code reviews, and you are very familiar with secure coding practices. Also, you do not shy away from command line interfaces!

  • Broad knowledge about social engineering threats and tests (phishing attacks, tailgating, dumpster diving, endpoint security, etc.)

  • Exposure to compliance and regulatory frameworks (e.g., SOX, NIST, ISO 27001, PCI DSS)

  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, send an appplication to Brett today!