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APL Program Director

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

At DarkMatter, we are building an organization of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and manage delivery of s testing services within four leading-edge Laboratories with the most adequate  tools, frameworks and methodologies, manage results and ensure all recommendations to the Government and other clients are well documented and provisioned in a clear, unambiguous language.
  • Carry out a collection of Testing activities which are tailored to the technology type/categories, data classification, and the required level of security using testing techniques that are transparent, agile, risk informed, repeatable and scoped so that they may be completed within a reasonable time frame.
  • Ensure that the testing of systems/products is performed via repeatable tests which confirm that the security related features of systems/products perform as claimed.
  • Lead security assessment services thorough planning and advanced project management methodologies and tools.
  • Apply business thinking and strategic foresight to maintain an optimal testing model that ensures an uninterrupted business flow.
  • Contribute to the continuous development of test specifications and standards in accordance to latest cybersecurity products/technologies available in the market
  • Assigns work packages, monitors performance and manages change control dynamically, to optimize productivity
  • Facilitates availability and optimum utilization of resources, especially in Agile projects
  • Monitors and reports on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed Test standards, methods and procedures
  • Research new and emerging technologies that may enable improvements in the product/technology development.

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need

  • a minimum of ten (10) years in a project management/lead tester position or equivalent position;
  • a minimum of five (5) years of either technical or management experience in information security products or services;
  • a Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Extensive experience with: Vulnerability Assessments, Fuzz Testing, Code Review, Penetration Testing , Network Security, Application Security, Response and Management and Digital Forensics.
  • Threat modeling fundamentals and penetration testing skills
  • Experience with establishing and maturing enterprise Risk Management Frameworks
  • Familiarity with current application models, data analytics, cloud services, and mobility
  • Familiarity with xyz tools, next generation firewalls, and behavioral analytics
  • Specific knowledge of cyber security and risk management requirement

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right at the edge of your imagination, is a place where geniuses make their cyber security dreams come true.

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

 

DarkMatter is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status or disability.

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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