Urgent Officer Cyber Defense for Bahrain

Additional Benefits:
October 20, 2017
Years of Experience
2-5 Years
Employment status
Full Time
UAE » Dubai
VAM Systems is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, USA, Australia, Singapore & India.
VAM Systems is currently looking for Officer Cyber Defense for our Bahrain operations with the following skill set and terms and conditions:

Skillsets Required

• Strong web application penetration testing experience
• Experience in vulnerability identification and remediation
• Knowledge of the software development lifecycle
• Experience with performing code review, wireless and firewall assessments
• Solid network penetration testing experience
• Programming background (C++, Perl, Python, Shell) for tool and exploit development is a plus
• Technical knowledge in network security products, cryptographic suites and network/application firewalls is a plus
• Experience with mobile application and operating system testing
• Experience in evasion techniques to bypass firewalls, and intrusion detection, is a plus
• Knowledge of security standards including Windows and Linux operating systems, network, firewall, wireless, end user acceptable use (e.g. web filtering) and public key infrastructure.
• Solid knowledge of information security principles and practices with demonstrated experience in and deploying security tools and techniques is required. Knowledge of regulatory frameworks desired (e.g. PCI, SOX, SSAE16, ISO 27001).
• Expertise in intrusion detection and prevention, content filtering, security incident and event management (SIEM), compliance monitoring, and vulnerability and application scanning including Web vulnerability scanning and reporting, endpoint security and encryption services including secure mail systems.
• Expertise in security testing tools, suites, and processes such as: Metasploit, nmap, Fiddler, Burp Suite, OWASP, RSA, APT Technologies, Nessus, Snort, Wireshark, etc…
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Good communication and English language skills – written and verbal
• Ability to handle multiple activities
• Ability to work both independently, with minimal supervision, and as part of a team


The Cyber Defense Officer should be a diploma holder/graduate of computer science and must have 2 to 7 years of relevant experience and must possess one or more of the following certifications:

• GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
• Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

• Responsible to assist and conduct periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration tests on system, networks and applications
• Responsible for protection of government assets through the operation and maintenance of all penetration testing equipment;
• Research new and emerging threats to gain insight and understanding of the evolving threat landscape
• Responsible to assist in the investigation of suspicious security event activity
• Responsible to assist in reviewing and modifying the security systems’ rules and filters to better detect and prevent security incidents
• Responsible to coordinate with the Emergency Response Directorate during security incidents
• Participate in escalated security incidents via post incident review meetings
• Deliver presentations to users and management on information security issues
• Stays abreast of new tools, technologies, and techniques, and implements them as solutions to business and technical problems
• Provisioning of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of cyber defense;
• Provisioning of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of intrusion detection and prevention, network and host security, advanced persistent threat (APT) data center and cloud computing security
Purpose of the position

• Identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities in specified systems, networks, and applications

Terms and conditions:
Joining time frame: 1 month
The selected candidates shall join VAM Systems - Bahrain and shall be deputed to one of the leading Government Organizations in Bahrain.
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your latest resume in MS Word format at the earliest at or call us +91 471 3073535.
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