Date posted
August 16, 2023

Information Security Officer

Job Description

The Information Technology (IT) Department at GUST invites applicants for a full-time position in information security officer. The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor or Master degree related to computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or a related field. The State of Kuwait does not recognize degrees from online universities.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate must have completed a Bachelors or Master degree related to computer science, information technology, cybersecurity from a reputable international university with at least three years of experience after the Latest degree. The ideal candidate must be ambitious, self-motivated, hard-working, with the ability to work both individually and as part of a team. Candidates should possess any of the following certifications such as: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and also be an expertise of information security & best practices, network and system security, risk management, and compliance regulations such as HIPAA, GDPR, and PCI DSS.

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) was established in 2002 as Kuwait's first private American-model liberal arts university and affiliated with the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T) & UMSL. GUST currently offers several programs in Arts and Sciences and Business, including an MBA degree. GUST is internationally accredited by various bodies, including ABET/CAC (Computer Science), ACA (Mass Communication), AACSB (Business), NOSS (Foundation Program Unit), and CEA (Foundation Program in English).


The Mishref campus expresses GUST’s vision of higher education in Kuwait and provides the most up-to-date facilities and environment for active learning. GUST campus gives a strong and positive impression in terms of design, functionality, and accessibility.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusiveness

GUST is committed to thrive an environment of cultural diversity with faculty and staff members originating from a mixture of different cultural backgrounds, personal and professional experiences, and various traits which enrich the workplace. Cultural inclusiveness and employment equity are profoundly embedded in GUST’s mission.

Interested applicants are invited to visit our employment portal ( to fill out an online form and submit their curriculum vitae, copies of their degrees. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Note that this position is NOT located in the United States, and thus, the selected applicant should be willing to relocate to Kuwait.

The State of Kuwait is in western Asia in the Middle East situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf.

Application Information

For more inquiries, please email the human resources department:

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