Senior Cyber Security Analyst

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Date: May 3, 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority

Job Objective

Develop, implement, and maintain the cyber security controls and systems within Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority (ADAA) including but not limited to identifying cyber security layers and controls for each critical digital asset, and designing cyber security systems and integration model in accordance with ADAA Information Security Framework to support the overall business strategy

Strategy and Planning

  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the section related policy, procedures manual, delegation of authority, systems user manuals and standard forms, and ensure alignment with ADAA’s overall policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and update of the sections’ strategic, budget and procurement, and operational plans ensuring alignment with the department and sector strategy and objectives, and ADAA’s mission and vision.
  • Assist in the development of the section Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and ensure to meet individual KPIs to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Operations (with sub-headings)

  • Develop and implement cyber security architecture and cyber security systems to protect ADAA’s information, infrastructure, and enterprise application.
  • Conduct analysis and assessment of the overall risk posture and provide stakeholders with a realistic overview of Information Security risks and threats in the ADAA’s environment.
  • Automate manual tasks and document all processes related to Information and Cyber Security operations.
  • Coordinate with control owners and technology employees in understanding and responding to Information Security requirements in their area.
  • Research and assess new technology for cyber security to ensure continuous improvement in order to achieve the highest standard in safeguarding information within ADAA.
  • Work with various stakeholders to identify information asset owners to classify data and systems as part of a data classification implementation.
  • Facilitate business and technology alignment and communications by participating in the Architecture Review Board.
  • Follow up on deficiencies and gaps identified in reviews, self-assessments, automated assessments, and internal and external audits to ensure that appropriate remediation measures have been taken.
  • Conduct necessary information security compliance control monitoring and testing activities to determine the effectiveness of the controls.

Conduct Research, evaluation, testing, and implementation of new or updated information security technology solutions.

Talent Management and Development

  • Ensure completion of required trainings and certification programs in order to keep current with job requirements and ensure continuous performance improvements.
  • Obtain timely performance review assessments for midyear and annual performance review and ensure to meet the set KPIs.
  • Keep current with updated information relevant to the role to ensure standard performance level is achieved.
  • Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing to build internal capabilities of the team and maximize their effective performance.
  • Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in line with the objectives of theAuthority and its Emiratization strategy


  • Ensure adherence and compliance with all ADAA corporate policies, procedures and guidelines (HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health and Safety, etc.).
  • Prepare section’s related correspondence such as e-mails, memos, and letters to ensure professionalism, completeness and accuracy of information.
  • Retain, document, preserve, and archive section’s related physical and electronic records in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Respond any section related queries and provide required support to relevant ADAA’s organizational units and employees as and when required.
  • Utilize relevant technologies used within ADAA in order to optimize work efficiency.
  • Demonstrate compliance with ADAA’s values, Code of Business Conduct and ethics at all times to support the establishment of a value driven culture within the Authority.
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction.
  • Contribute to the preparation and submission of timely and accurate statements and reports to meet department requirements, and quality standards.
  • Co-operate in the implementation of the relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures, in the performance of duties.General
  • The level of performance should reflect the academic qualification, type of courses in the field of specialization, employee job level, and the level of productivity.
  • The academic and professional certificates required and approved by ADAA should be acquired within the period specified and based on the employee’s Individual Development Plan.
  • Perform the task and responsibilities independently unless an approval or directive was obtained to delegate the task to other employees in case of incapability to perform the tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ensure teamwork, collaboration, and dedication in performing duties.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Cyber Security.
  • 4 - 6 years of relevant experience.

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