Network & Security Administrator – Al Faisal Holding

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Computer, Software & IT
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : August 3, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

The Network and Security Administrator is responsible for managing, designing, and administrating Al Faisal Holding Network and IT Security platforms. Works with internal teams and vendors to oversee day-to-day operations of the Al Faisal Holding Networking and Information Security infrastructure, as well as developing and maintaining measures to uphold the security of the organization’s systems and information assets. This role will be responsible for drafting & maintaining network architectures and ensure security of network related hardware and software including network monitoring tools, VPNs and firewalls.


  • Leads projects to design, implement, and test network infrastructure and information security systems, and processes.
  • Works with technical teams to ensure that hardware and software infrastructure is updated with the latest firmware and software security patches, ensuring that proper defences are in place for each network resource.
  • Assesses the viability of released security and updates before application.
  • Tests and validates security updates and patches before application to mitigate the risk to production systems.
  • Manage and resolve basic and major issues relating to all networking and cybersecurity issues, including but not limited to the organisation’s firewalls, switches, and routers.
  • Proactively provides status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) updates relating to all ongoing issues.
  • Monitors and reports the performance and accessibility of network components against defined KPIs and takes pre-emptive and restorative measures to minimize interruptions, as well as isolate and define problem areas.
  • Configures and maintains infrastructure, protecting IT systems against unauthorized access, modification, or damage.
  • Assists management in analysis of security systems and applications and recommends and develops measures to protect information against vulnerabilities, data exfiltration, and unauthorized access.
  • Assists management in developing logical, financially responsible, and performant network infrastructure based on industry best practices for a regulated financial institution.
  • Assists in design and implementation of dynamic routing/WAN/LAN and the overall network infrastructure.
  • Performs networking interconnectivity and security infrastructure operational tasks in Microsoft Azure and other cloud providers.
  • Performs diagnostic analysis of the network system, identifying possible faulty devices, troubleshooting faulty modules, troubleshooting network problems and outages, and prepares necessary documentation detailing actions taken.
  • Monitoring network traffic for suspicious behaviour.
  • Performs on-site and telephonic technical services necessary to ensure the continuing operation and optimization of the network.
  • Performing vulnerability and penetration tests, identifying, and defending against threats, and developing disaster recovery plans.
  • Creating network policies and Role Based Access Control (RBAC) to defend against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction.
  • Consulting with staff, managers, and executives about the best security practices and providing technical advice.
  • Configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls, SIEM and anti-virus software.
  • Consulting with clients to identify system requirements and design relevant networking and security solutions
  • Budgeting for equipment and assembly costs


  • An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in computer science, cyber security, or a related field.
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security systems.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in resolving technical issues in a timely and efficient manner
  • Experience administrating and managing firewall technologies such as Sophos, Palo Alto, and F5.
  • Experience administrating Virtual Private Networking solutions for third-party connectivity.
  • Experience administrating and managing Cisco Systems routing and switching technologies.
  • Experience or equivalent certification with Networking and Firewalling concepts, such as Cisco CCNA (Enterprise), Cisco CCIE, Azure Network Engineer Associate, Google Associate Cloud Engineer, and CISSP.
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies.
  • Experience managing and deploying WAN technologies based on standard routing protocols.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with data loss prevention technologies, intrusion detection/prevention platforms, vulnerability scanning systems, secure email gateways, and other similar security technologies.
  • Strong commitment to continuous education on networking concepts and cyber security education.
  • Able to identify, prioritize, and solve complex network-related problems.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced complex and dynamic environment.
  • Poise under pressure and comfort with ambiguity.
  • Outstanding analytical, verbal, and written skills.
  • Experience with writing system and process documentation.
  • Ability to remain highly adaptable in a growing organization.
  • Experience implementing security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Resilient and adaptive.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Work independently with a degree of responsibility.
  • Builds positive customer relationships and works with clients to understand and respond to issues.
  • Investigates and provides solutions to issues, incidents, and problems
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward thinking and inclusive

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