Head of Security Systems


: Industry Standards


: 8 to 10 Years

Joining Date


Job Location

: Abu Dhabi

Industry Type

: IT Service


: IT Security

Reporting To

: Manager

Job Type

: Full Time

Job Description

The Head of Security Systems is responsible for overseeing the design, implementation, and
operation of a company’s security systems. The specific responsibilities of a Head of Security
Systems can vary depending on the size and structure of the organization, but generally include:

  1. Setting the strategy and vision for the security systems, aligning it with the company’s
    overall goals and objectives.
  2. Overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of security systems, including
    access control systems, video surveillance systems, and intrusion detection systems.
  3. Ensuring the availability and reliability of the security systems, including implementing
    disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  4. Managing the day-to-day operations of the security systems, including monitoring
    systems, responding to issues, and ensuring that all systems are operating at optimal
  5. Developing and maintaining documentation for all security systems and processes,
    including diagrams, configurations, and procedures.
  6. Ensuring the security and integrity of the security systems and data, including
    implementing security measures such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and
    backup procedures.
  7. Managing vendor relationships and negotiating contracts for hardware and software.
  8. Providing technical guidance and support to other members of the IT and security teams
    and working with other departments to ensure that the security systems are meeting
    their needs.
  9. Staying current with industry developments and new technologies and making
    recommendations for upgrades and improvements to the security systems as needed.
  10. Conducting risk assessments and implementing security measures to protect the
    company’s assets and infrastructure.
  11. Participating in disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing to ensure
    the availability and reliability of the security systems.
  12. Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues with hardware, software, and network
    systems within the security systems.
  13. Ensuring that all security systems comply with industry standards and regulations, such
    as PCI-DSS and SOC.
  14. Leading and managing a team of security systems engineers, providing guidance,
    mentorship, and coaching to ensure that the team has the necessary skills and knowledge
    to support the security systems.
  15. Providing regular reporting and updates on the status and performance of the security
    systems to senior management and stakeholders.
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