Information Security Consultant

Job Title: Information Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Riyadh
Salary: Market related
Start Date: 2019-01-01 00:00:00
Reference: InfoSecCons_4216
Contact Name: Miles Vertigen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2019 06:16

Job Description


One of our clients, who are extremely well known as market leaders within the region are looking at bringing on an additional Info Sec Consultant to join their consistently evolving team in Riyadh! They pride themselves for a great multicultural social working environment and have an extremely low turnover of employees, in-fact, one of the highest staff employee retention rates within this region! They invest in, and truly take care of their people by having above industry standard compensation packages and placing high value on the recognition of staff achievements. These are just some of the reasons that enable the client to be one of the most sought-after employers in the Middle East!


  • Execution of technical security projects Integrating F5 & Palo Alto technologiesInteraction and communication with vendor support organisations and engineers
  • Participate in designing security architectures for our clients.Participate in proof of concept activitiesAssist the support team for handling support tickets if required


  • Worked in IT Consulting companies & System knowledge is also preferred
  • Worked in large-scale organisations on customer side and/or worked in IT-vendor environment
  • More than 3 years working experience in high-level technical Information Security
  • Hands on firewalls technology such as PA, Fortinet is a must with Proxy experience

Technical Skills:

  • Strong background and experience in TCP/IP networking of large-scale organisations including routing and switching
  • Solid hands on experience of Windows servers, Active Directory, Exchange Server, IIS, WSUS server and Microsoft networking (TCP/IP, DHCP and DNS)
  • Deep understanding of technical relations in a complex environment
  • Experience and certifications of one/all of the following vendors is Required: F5, Palo Alto, CISCO security products, BlueCoat

Job Profile:

  • The Network Security Consultant role duties involve Pre-Sales activities & Post-Sales activities on a high technical and outstanding quality level.
  • Pre-sales Activities cover solution presentation and proof of concept.
  • Post Sales Activities include: Design Audit, implementation, integration and review of network- and security solutions.
  • The primary targets are customer-satisfaction, professionalism, accuracy and outstanding high quality in the work/duties.

Soft Skills:

  • Proper and structured documentation and diagramming
  • Excellent organisational skills in enterprise support
  • Understanding of information security concepts and related technology
  • Flexible work approach, based on the job requirements
  • Being able to identify new work areas and to set new goals for themselves
  • Very good presentation skills
  • Excellent and accent-free communication skills in English (Arabic an advantage)
  • Customer handling, friendly and goal-oriented
  • Ability to communicate / translate to Customer-level
  • Being able to understand complex business processes and activities
  • Flexible work approach, based on the job requirements

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