Job Description

Code 2030: Cyber Security Trainee

  • Manama


CODE 2030 is an 18-month, tech-based employment program, focused on fostering the development of the skills and competencies needed to equip Bahrain’s youth in the technological field.

The program will include:
  • 18 months employment within Zain Bahrain’s Technical Departments
  • Online Courses & Certifications
  • Department Rotations
  • Mentoring & Coaching

What Do You Need to Qualify

Job Purpose:

Responsibilities of this role include providing security during the development stages of software systems, networks and data centers, searching for vulnerabilities and risks in hardware and software, as well as the management and monitoring of any attacks and intrusions within the organization.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Safeguards information system assets by identifying and solving potential and actual security problems.
  • Support the team to conduct threat and risk analysis and provide essential suggestions.
  • Aid in performing research, testing, evaluation, and deployment of security procedures.
  • Support in the collection and analysis of data and assist in eliminating risk, performance and capacity issues.
  • Play an active role in developing special purpose systems necessary for specialized security features and procedures.
  • Assists the team in determining security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Keeps users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status.
  • Keep up to date and evaluate security-related technologies.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Cyber Security, Network Engineering or any other related field.
  • Bahraini nationals.
  • University graduates.
  • Exceptional academic record is a plus.
  • Job related professional certificate(s) is a plus.
  • Job related experience up to 3 years is a plus.
  • Age between 21-27 years old.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fresh graduate within 3 years of graduation.
  • Fluent in English; strong Arabic skills is preferred.

  • Proven ability to work with others successfully within a team.
  • Ability to liaise effectively and coordinate successfully with internal and external stakeholders and other third parties.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad, general responsibilities, but with specialist cyber security subject skills.
  • Strong understanding of the operational workings of cyber security elements.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, and time management skills.

About Us

Zain is the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East. We began life in 1983 in Kuwait as the region’s first mobile operator, and since the initiation of our expansion strategy in 2003, we have expanded rapidly. Today, we are a leading mobile voice and data services operator with a commercial footprint in 8 Middle Eastern and Africa countries with a workforce of over 6,000 providing a comprehensive range of mobile voice and data services to over 47.6 million active individual and business customers as of June 30, 2020.

Job Overview

  • Operations:

    Zain Bahrain

  • Location:


  • Contract Type:

    Graduate Trainee