SENIOR ANALYST – L2 – Emirates Group , Dubai, UAE

Job Purpose
The Senior Analyst is an experienced L2 Analyst. They work in shifts and are responsible for leading the security analysis, monitoring activities and in investigations. The L2 analysts are the experts in a rostered shift and seek support from L3 and L4 escalation teams during times of critical and high severity incidents. For an analyst to operate at this level, they should have a background in threat detection, triage and containment of cyber-attacks. They are responsible for an accurate triage and timely resolution within committed SLAs.

Qualifications & Experience
Information Technology. Other:
Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent):
Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Telecommunications, or other related scientific or technical discipline is desired. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as below) may be substituted for the degree.
Certifications Desired: GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).
General Experience: 3 years of experience in technical analysis with increasing responsibilities.
Good working knowledge of cyber threat analytics.
Previous experience working in high paced, cross functional and interdisciplinary teams.
Proven ability to document and teach team members how to apply analytic techniques to solve problems.
Solid understanding of enterprise IT cybersecurity operational environments.
Experience: Overall 3+ years of previous experience as a Cyber Threat Researcher or Cyber Intelligence Analyst.
Research experience in tracking cyber threat and malware campaign activity.
Ability to create, modify, and implement YARA signatures.
Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.
Working knowledge of database and operating system security.
Understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously, coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.
Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively.
Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.
Leadership Role: NO

Salary & Benefits
Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website Further information on what’s it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

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