Available Opportunities
VAC8395 - Manager, Corporate Security Planning
Field: Corporate Information Security Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Kuwait - Kuwait City Closing date: 30-Sep-2021
The Company:

Ooredoo is an organisation on the move. Thanks to our dedicated employees, we continue to move closer towards our vision to be among the top 20 telecommunications companies in the world by 2020.

We are a dynamic global telecommunications player operating in 17 countries across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Asia. We cover a population of more than half a billion people and serve more than 68 million customers.

In Kuwait, we employ approximately 1,000 talented people, all of whom are driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-class communications services in Kuwait. In the face of intensifying competition, increasingly sophisticated technology and rising customer expectations, nothing is more important to our success than our team – and it's a team that you can be part of.

Ooredoo's future is bright, and you can be part of our ongoing success.

The Role:

Completely in line with Ooredoo Kuwait Business strategy, the corporate Security planning duties is to plan, build and update the most robust end to end security environment that will protect all Ooredoo Kuwait staff and business.

The six cornerstones of  OOREDOO IT Security Program are:

  1. Prevention.

  2. Protection.

  3. Security platform planning

  4. Detection/Investigation.

  5. Incident Assessment and Damage Control.

  6. Recovery.

Key Accountabilities & Activities:

  • Plan, upgrade and implement Technology Security platforms for information, physical and people security

  • Perform security assessments and penetration tests against applications and infrastructure components

  • Manage security-centric infrastructure components such as VPN concentrator, firewalls, IPS, centralized access control, CCTV, Cameras, DDOS

  • Work with multiple teams throughout IT and Network on remediation activities.

  • Advise on system security requirements, architectural designs, and secure software development.

  • Participate in Incident Response activities.

  • Ability to implement, maintain and monitor high availability cyber threat technical countermeasures.

  • Hands-on experience with network intrusion prevention and detection systems.

  • Hands-on experience in performing application layer penetration tests and infrastructure vulnerability scans.

  • Knowledge of network protocols, data flows, and vulnerabilities within a TCP/IP environment.

  • Have a solid understanding of common vulnerabilities associated with operating systems, applications, network elements.

  • Ability to perform network protocol analysis and raw data capture.

  • An understanding of dynamic routing protocols and static routing.

  • Some proficiency in programming and scripting languages common to security such as Perl, PHP, or Python.

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience in making presentation to both technical and executive level audiences. Keep informed of technological advances and industry best practices in order to assess their possible adaptation for use in increasing Ooredoo’ s technological superiority.

  • Other duties as directed by supervisor or other superiors.


  • Bachelor degree in Telecommunication / Electronic Engineering or related discipline and appropriate registration with a recognised professional institute.

  • 6+ year’s relevant experience.
  • Advanced working knowledge of GSM and UMTS networks.
  • General Telecom industry knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications like Excel, Word etc.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.




Other Information:
  • Strong Analytical skills.

  • Strong Project Management skills.

  • Strong Technical skills.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv