IT Risk Assessment and Security Consultant, Dubai, UAE

IT Risk Assessment and Security Consultant, Dubai, UAE

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We are an international pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization, with ABB’s employee base of more than 147,000 people. To support our continuous growth and ensure adequate protection of ABB information against evolving threats, we are expanding our global Information Systems (IS) Risk & Security organization. We secure tomorrow’s Internet of Things and Connected Objects world. Are you a seasoned IT professional with experience in information security and risk, eager to grow in a fast-paced, diverse and ever-changing environment? Do you welcome complex problems and ambiguous situations as an opportunity to develop? Then seize this unique opportunity, get exposed to the latest trends and challenges in IS security by joining our team of experts delivering proven risk & security services for our business, customers and regulators.


Your main responsibilities as a part of the Security Consulting Services department will include:-

• Identify new IS risks and develop appropriate mitigation activities.

• Support project-based activities by providing advisory, consultancy and guidance.

• Perform analysis identifying security requirements for a specific business initiatives.

• Evaluate the adequacy of security controls, identify and provide recommendations any discovered shortcomings.

• Contribute to performing security control analysis, assess security controls adequacy and effectiveness.

• Contribute to performing identification of the asset threats, vulnerabilities, associated risks and risk mitigation controls.

• Deliver bespoke consultancy helping IS teams or management to solve IS security problems of various scope and complexity.


Ideally you should have an engineering degree in IT with minimum 5 years of experience in IT including 3 years of experience in IT risk assessment, IT audit, or IT process controls. Profound IS security technology knowledge combined with basic understanding of the overall context of business processes and the IS technologies impact is required. You should have experience in project planning and execution as well as economic aspects of system management and life cycle with identifying and resolving IS security technology related problems. Understanding of IS operational processes and best practices with certification(s) such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, ITIL, CGEIT or comparable would be an asset.

You are expected to have good communication skills with fluency in English is a must.

Additional information

Join our department where we develop top talent and reward high performance. You will be part of a team operating in a fast and complex environment that provides solutions to customer and regulatory requirements. You will have a chance to grow by solving challenging problems and dealing with ambiguity. You will get exposed to the latest trends and developments in IS security. Help us transition into an organization tackling the evolving cyber threats to protect the ABB brand and its customers.

Apply now for this job and become our next IT Risk assessment and security consultant.

Please note: ABB reserves the rights to withdraw this job publication at any given time.

Dubai, Generic, Utd.Arab Emir.
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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