AF25601 - IT Auditor (Infrastructure & Technical) | Group Audit

Department: Al Futtaim Group Audit
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 16-May-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Group Audit

Group Audit is based in Al-Futtaim's head office in Dubai Festival City.

About the Position:

As part of the Audit department this person will be specifically responsible to manage the end to end Audits for IT Infrastructure & Technical areas. You will effectively appraise computer systems and networks, evaluate the suitability, security, integrity, adequacy, efficiency and effectiveness to ensure that the systems fulfill the user/business requirements and have adequate security and controls built-in. 

Responsibilities Include:

Existing Systems:

Evaluate existing computer systems and ensuring its confidentiality, security, integrity, availability, compliance, effectiveness and efficiency

Technical Configuration:

Examine technical configuration settings to ensure that the systems are configured in accordance with requirements


Review database, Operating System and Network Administration authorisations to ensure proper security, control, confidentiality and segregation of duties are maintained in the system

Firewall Architecture:

Review the adequacy of the firewall architecture to protect unauthorised access to the Group's internal computer resources

New Systems:

Review various phases of technical system development life cycle to ensure that the new technical systems and upgrades have adequate security/controls built in and fulfill the user/business requirements

IT Assets:

Ensure that IT assets and facilities are adequately safeguarded and verify existence and optimal utilization of all information system assets

Special Assignments:

Perform/participate in any special assignments, i.e. review/study audits or investigations in order to evaluate a specific situation

This role will require travel around the Region. 

About You:

To be eligible for this position we require a bachelors degree in computer science specialising in computer systems auditing. A qualification in CISA, CISSP or CISM is required. Candidates should have 5-6 years post qualified experience in IT with a minimum of 2 years experience in IT Infrastructure Audit with SAP BASIS/Oracle/AIX hands on system experience. We prefer candidates who have worked in large companies. 


Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.