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Cybersecurity Defense Lead

Geidea Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 07 Jun 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Junior
  • English: Professional


About the job Established in 2008, Geidea epitomises customer focused empowerment and commercial success through continuous innovation. Geidea makes best in class digital payment solutions available for all by attracting and leveraging the best creative & entrepreneurial talent in the market. Our solutions give any business the chance to get ahead and reach for more no matter their size or maturity. Our technology mirrors our people - Smart, Innovative & Forward Thinking.

Job purpose: The purpose of this role is to lead the defense against cyber threats through proactive SOC Monitoring, DFIR, Threat Intelligence, and Vulnerability Management, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information systems in all regions.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Lead and enhance SOC operations, focusing on real-time threat detection, incident response, and continuous monitoring.
  • Coordinate digital forensics and incident response efforts to mitigate threats efficiently and reduce recovery time.
  • Develop and implement a threat intelligence program to identify and counteract evolving cyber threats.
  • Manage the Vulnerability Management Program, including regular assessments, risk prioritization, and remediation strategies.
  • Support the cybersecurity vision and strategy in alignment with defense operations and organizational goals.
  • Oversee information security audits, whether by performed by organization or third-party personnel.
  • Lead integration of standard and non-standard logs in SIEM.
  • Create reports, dashboards, metrics for SOC operations and presentation to Senior Management.
  • Lead team & vendor management overall use of resources and initiation of corrective action where required for Security Operations Center.
  • Develop and maintain enterprise Threat & Vulnerability Management framework and necessary program operational capabilities that include identify, risk assess, and monitor of vulnerability and associated remediation.
  • Maintain control effectiveness and continuously identify gaps in detection controls across the environment, including Geidea’s cloud environments.
  • Serve as the process owner of all ongoing activities related to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and resources of customers, business partners, employees, and business information, in compliance with the organization's Cyber and Information security policies.
  • Evaluate team performance and build on people capabilities.

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, Telecommunications, Electronics & Electrical, or any related field.
  • Certifications: GCIH, GCFA.
  • Experience in cybersecurity architecture design.
  • Experience in NESA IAR, SAMA CSF, PCI-DSS, NCA is a must.

Our values guide how we think and act - They describe what we care about the most:

  • Customer first
  • Open
  • Real
  • Bold
  • Resilient
  • Collaborative

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About Geidea

Geidea is on a mission to help merchants start, run, and grow their businesses by providing accessible, affordable, and intuitive payments and commerce technology. They offer a 2-in-1 business solution that allows merchants to accept various payment types and manage their business operations efficiently.