Data Security Architect – KPMG – Dubai, United Arab Emirates


1) Very strong scripting and coding skills

2) Working knowledge of data security across various database platforms. Primary concentration over Hadoop, Hana and SQL environments, either on premise or on cloud

3) Experience in designing, building, testing and implementing security systems – including identifying security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements.

4) Responsible for adhering to established policies, following best practices, developing and possessing an in-depth understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities, resolving issues by taking the appropriate corrective action.

5) Knowledge on security controls designing Source and Data Transfers including CRON, ETLs, JDBC-ODBC scripts.

6) Working knowledge on platforms such as Kafka, Power BI agents for output representation and management.

7) Work with stakeholders on Networking including DNS, Proxy, ACL, Policy and troubleshooting

8) Provide assistance to the business to address technology based Audit findings and issues.

9) Ensuring business understand key security and IT Risk strategies, and how they affect the Corporate Office business lines

10) High Level working knowledge of PCI DSS and ERM Compliance and Standards

11) Experience with implementing and deploying security (encryption, anonymization, data integrity, policy control) features in large scale infrastructures

12) Experience working in and adopting data infrastructure to regulatory frameworks such as EU privacy directives like GDPR

13) Providing a Point of coordination for various security related activities within the Information Security team

14) Manages validation and testing of security architecture and design solutions, and produces detailed engineering specifications with recommended vendor technologies.

15) Refine processes for preventing, detecting, identifying, analyzing and responding to data security incidents

16) Great communication skills and the ability to break down and explain complex data security problems

17) Pragmatic and understand the trade-offs between the perfect solution and the working solution

18) Establish a process for data asset classification and ownership Incident Management and Response

19) Participate in the development of on-going Technology Risk reporting, monitoring key trends and/or breaches

20) Ensuring full participation in Audit programs assisting business in identifying technology based controls

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-05-28
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Information Technology
Company Industry: Accounting

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Career Level: Mid Career

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