Cybersecurity Analyst REF:A012026


Cybersecurity Analyst REF:A012026

Arabian Gulf University
  • المنامة, Bahrain


(RFF: A012026)


The post holder will be responsible for overseeing the planning, implementation, and maintenance of the institution's technology infrastructure, network systems, and cybersecurity measures. The role will involve strategic planning, team leadership, and ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of our IT infrastructure to support the institution's academic and administrative operations.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information systems, Computer Engineering, or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
• 6+ years of experience in managing cybersecurity systems and services.
• Proficient in cybersecurity tools and methodologies, such as ITIL, COBIT, etc., and cybersecurity technologies and vendors, such as Cisco, Microsoft, AWS, etc.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and inspire diverse and cross-functional teams, and senior management and stakeholders.
• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively, and deal with ambiguity and uncertainty.
• Ability to work independently and proactively, as well as collaboratively and cooperatively, and adapt to changing and complex environments.
• Certification in cybersecurity, such as CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, AWS, etc., is preferred.


- Infrastructure, Network and Cybersecurity Architect

Department Head:

- Director, Information Technology Center

1 Main Responsibilities:

1.1 Establish and communicate the cybersecurity vision, strategy, and direction of the university, involving senior management and key stakeholders, and ensuring buy-in and support.

1.2 Oversee and monitor the design, implementation, operation, and evaluation of the cybersecurity systems and services, such as firewalls, encryption, antivirus, SIEM, etc., and ensure that they meet the quality standards, budget, and timeline, and deliver the expected outcomes and benefits.

1.3 Conduct regular security assessments to identify vulnerabilities in systems, applications, and infrastructure.

1.4 Foster a culture of collaboration, excellence, and innovation, encouraging creativity, learning, and improvement across the cybersecurity function and the university.

1.5 Manage the relationship with cybersecurity sponsors, partners, and vendors, ensuring clear and timely communication and feedback, and negotiating contracts and agreements.

1.6 Identify and manage cybersecurity risks, issues, and dependencies, and implement mitigation and contingency plans.

1.7 Implement and maintain access controls, including user permissions and role-based access.

1.8 Conduct cybersecurity portfolio management, and prioritize and allocate resources across the cybersecurity projects and initiatives, ensuring optimal utilization and alignment with the university’s strategic goals.

2 Staff Development

2.1 Act as a role model by presenting a positive and dynamic image.

2.2 Participate in relevant in-service education and induction programs.

2.3 Actively participate in Staff Development and Performance Review.

3 Confidentiality

3.1 Ensure that confidentiality is maintained at all times in conjunction with the organizations confidentiality policy.


To be discussed with the candidate on interview as per employee rules and regulation of AGU. Salaries are competitive and depend on qualification and years of experience in the field.

The Arabian Gulf University (AGU is a leading regional university, located in Bahrain, was jointly established, and is funded by the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for the Arab States of the Gulf. Kingdom of Bahrain ( is a family-friendly, multi-cultural, democratic island nation located in the Arabian Gulf.

How to apply:

Please send CV, copy of ID or CPR(for locals or residents ) copies of certificates, names, addresses and email of two references and covering letter to Head of Human Resources by: and please add the Job reference number on email subject.

Email: [email protected]

by Regular mail: P.O. Box 26671, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree


Category : Cybersecurity Analyst
Posted : December 1, 2023
Salary : N/A

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