About the position

As a Principal Cybersecurity Architect at CNTXT, you will use your technical expertise and understanding of IT computing and infrastructure to build security into the design and delivery of cloud and digital solutions offered to our clients. This role will give you the opportunity to work with a multi-skilled team across multiple organizations within CNTXT and our partners to review and advise on cybersecurity controls and architecture. 

You will be expected to review client’s business requirements, regulatory requirements, technical teams’ proposed solution, and recommend a suitable security architectural set up to mitigate any potential cyber risk impacting confidentiality, integrity, and availability.   You will get exposed to various client’s projects from small to large scale, and you will be expected to develop required security architecture references for various cloud implementation set up to accelerate projects delivery. Part of your role, you should be able to articulate cybersecurity requirements in business acumen to the clients or CNTXT management. Besides technical skills, you are expected to demonstrate soft-skills such as teamwork, mentorship, project leadership, and communication skills.

What you'll do

  • Develop CNTXT cybersecurity architecture process and security architecture references in alignment with best-practices and applicable regulations in Saudi Arabia
  • Conduct security architecture review for CNTXT’s internal technology projects and client projects to mitigate risks and safeguard data and assets
  • Participate in developing CNTXT cybersecurity strategy and roadmap for its internal operations and external offerings 
  • Participate in risk assessments for critical internal or external (client) projects and recommend risk mitigating controls.
  • Mentor team members and support knowledge transfer activities

Your experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity/Information Security, Computer Information Systems, or a related technical field.
  • 10 years overall work experience, and at minimum, 4 years in a cybersecurity architecture role. 
  • Experience in implementing cybersecurity projects for any public cloud environment
  • Experience working with cybersecurity standards and frameworks such as SOC 2, ISO 27001, CIS Controls, NIST CSF, CSA CCM, ISA/IEC 62443, SOX
  • At minimum, two technical cybersecurity certifications from a recognized international institute such as CGEIT, SABSA, CISSP, GIAC, CRISC, CISA, GSTRT
  • English language fluency

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