Cybersecurity Architect Jobs in Dubai at ITFAQ – Digital Labs

Title: Cybersecurity Architect

Company: ITFAQ – Digital Labs

Location: Dubai

For our customer, a major organization in the Security Space, we are looking for a Cyber Security Architect.

JOB OBJECTIVE:Lead client engagements and Provide global technical leadership.

Define and Deliver Cybersecurity Consultancy and Solutions (architectures, frameworks, processes…) to clients with complex environment.


Lead Clients Engagements, provide cyber technical leadership, and produce cybersecurity deliverables.

Identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships; developing an awareness of cyber services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;

Design and develop cybersecurity architectures for complex systems and networks.

Deliver security programs, strategies, and frameworks with associated KPIs.

Develop and review technical architectures and conduct systems and network security strategic planning.

Develop and conduct cybersecurity technical and vulnerability assessment for complex systems.

Check compliance with applicable regulations, standards, policies and guidance on cybersecurity and information risk management (PCI DSS, NIST, ISO 27K, Privacy, etc)

Derive cyber security requirements and recommendations for action according to regulatory requirements

Assessing the efficacy of existing security measures and controls

Carry out IT and OT security analyses, assessments and audits

Develop security policies and procedures.

Plan and oversee all aspects of the project, organizing people, tasks and resources to ensure project goals are achieved.

Establish project governance, providing key reporting/input into Project and Business Reviews in line with agreed methods and principles.

Prepare and maintain project schedules, including dependencies, resource plan and risks.

On-board, lead and manage a multi-functional Core Team, ensuring project objectives are fully understood and achieved.


10 years’ experience in Cyber and Information Security field.

5 years’ experience in developing Cybersecurity architectures and solutions (Firewalls, IDS, Endpoint Protection, SIEM).

3 years’ experience in OT environments, preferably in Defense sector.

Experience in cybersecurity technical evaluation (preferably in Penetration Testing.).

Solid knowledge of both international and regional standards and frameworks (e.g. NCA, NESA, IEC 62443, ISO27, and NIST).

Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office: Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.


Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, or Data Science

Relevant Accreditations such as CISM, GIAC, IEC62443 or other internationally recognized certifications.


Master degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Cybersecurity, or Data Science.

Previous experience in Consulting/Professional services.

Previous experience in BCP/DRA.

Knowledge of Arabic.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Dubai: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Preferred)

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