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Senior Consultant - Cybersecurity

Grant Thornton Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 22 Apr 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • Lead Information Security review and audit projects.
  • Assess compliance and alignment with best practices and propose remediation plans.
  • Perform technical security assessment and perform gap analysis to provide appropriate remediations to the teams for implementing the fixes.
  • Lead Risk Assessment missions.
  • Advise and assist on the Risk Management Framework implementation.
  • Handle observation discussions and workshops with clients.
  • Act as Security Trusted advisor for clients.
  • Perform audits based on various regulatory requirements in and outside the region.

Who we're looking for

  • A Bachelor's degree in information security, cyber security, computer sciences, information systems or similar.
  • Industry leading certifications such as CEH, ECSA, CISA, etc. are an asset.
  • Knowledge of industry leading standards such as ISO 27001, NESA, UAE-IA, PCI-DSS, etc.
  • Two to five (2-5) years of related work experience in security in similar consulting practice is preferred.
  • Hands on experience on technical testing and security review of on-premises and cloud infrastructure including Vulnerability Management, WAF configuration, Network Monitoring, Firewall configuration, SIEM, SOC, Microsoft 365.
  • Has hands-on experience in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, configuration review, security solution implementation effectiveness review and has conducted other complex information security reviews.
  • Strong blue team, red team and endpoint security knowledge.
  • Likes to learn the business of our clients to help them solve problems.
  • Ability to bridge the gap between business strategy and cybersecurity/technology to help deliver sustainable solutions to our clients.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships, are expected.
  • Excellent technical skills for building security architecture aligned with the business's requirements.
  • Great communication skills and the ability to present technical jargon in an understandable way.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
  • A highly logical, honest, and objective nature.
  • Good teamwork and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment is required.
  • Ability to document testing in a highly detailed and exacting manner is expected.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent computer software skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, are expected.
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