IT Security Administrator Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   IT & Telecoms   Ras Al Khaimah City   73 views Reference: 34071
Job Details

Purpose & Responsibilities

The IT Security Administrator is responsible for maintaining the security and integrity of the AURAK's information systems. This role involves implementing security measures, monitoring system activity, conducting regular security assessments, and responding to security incidents. The IT Security Administrator should work closely with other ICT Officer and the SOC team to identify and address potential vulnerabilities and ensure compliance with security policies and regulations.

Minimum Qualification and Education


Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field.


Essential: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or CompTIA Security+

Desirable: Advanced certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) are highly desirable.

Required Knowledge And Skills

Strong understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and security architectures.

Proficiency in security tools and technologies.

Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex security issues and develop effective solutions.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate security concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, GDPR, HIPAA).

Attention to detail and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Company Description
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture.
UAE Institutional Licensure
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah, located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, is officially Licensed from 1 August 2009 to 10 January 2023 by the Ministry of Education of the United Arab Emirates to award qualifications in higher education.
International Institutional Accreditation
AURAK is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees (Level III). Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of AURAK.
Program Accreditation
AURAK located at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah Road, Ras al Khaimah, UAE, PO Box: 10021, has earned Accreditation through the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education for all degrees offered at the institution.
All our current Engineering Programs are accredited by the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). In addition, our School of Business has received a letter from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accepting its initial self-evaluation report.