Manager, ITD – IT Security Operations (IT Security Manager) – Career Hunters – Kuwait


Position Title : Manager,  ITD – IT Security Operations (IT Security Manager)
Reports to : Head of  IT Security Operations
Division :ITD Org IT Security Operations

Job purpose
Manage and deliver  security infrastructure and implement security solutions to warrant adequate security controls and maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and information

Key accountabilities


1. People management Manage employees and the team in line with people policies & practices. Communicate operational procedures



1. Operation Level Agreements Manage Operation Level Agreement (OLAs) with bank users to operate key security services in the Bank in line with users roles and responsibilities

2.  Security operations

·         Manage the application of security procedures to handle the applications, databases, operating systems, and network devices based on information security policy and guidelines.

·         Manage requests involving changes to firewalls, Intrusion Detection software and other security related Systems.

3. Network load balancing Manage work with the network and infrastructure teams to properly set up network load balancers to ensure better performance and maintained security


4.Risk management Ensure that security measures and needs are in place and are balanced in accordance with identified risks


5. Security plans Manage, build and implement security plans based on risk reports and management recommendations.


6.  Disaster recovery Manage work with the BCM group to develop and implement a disaster recovery plan for all information system security devices and test the recovery plans on a regular basis.

7. New technology Manage the implementation new and emerging security related technologies using best of bread applications in conjunction with approved suppliers


8. Security planning Manage the review the processing efficiency of security devices to determine any improvements or modifications to be scheduled.

Job success factors
·         Successful security implementation across IT infrastructure

·         Effective management of security systems and processes

·         Effective risk management
·         Effective OLAs which don’t constrain the business

·         Effective management, execution and implementation of security test plans and disaster recovery exercises

·         Effective introduction of new security applications
Education &  experience Education

·        Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline

·        Certification in IT and business Security


·         IT security infrastructure and applications

·         Security methodologies and techniques

·         BCP, disaster recovery technologies

·         Minimum 12 years of professional experience

·         Supplier relationship management

·         Engagement with bank users on security issues

·         Risk management/achieving security needs within risk parameters

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-12-12
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Information Technology
Company Industry: Employment Placement Agencies/Recruiting

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Gender: Male
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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