Fortinet Internship – Professional Services Consultant – SOAR – UAE


Job Description

Role location: ON-SITE (customer premises) in Abu Dhabi

The SOAR Professional Services Consultant works with clients and partners onsite on engagements of medium-to-high complexity. He/she may be working in on multiple engagements, or be dedicated to one particular customer or project for a specific duration.

He/she focuses on SOAR deployments and integration projects. Experience in the security arena – such as SOAR/SIEM implementations, software development, security operation center, or security analyst groups – would be a strong advantage.

Development work – such as connectors/plug-ins or playbooks creation – is required as part of integration and customization activities. A good understanding of programming concepts and tools, and being proficient in Python scripting language is a must.

Besides the technical skills and experience mentioned above, the position requires a team player with very good written and verbal communication skills who follows a structured approach for scoping, designing, developing, validating, and implementing a solution.

Experience in cybersecurity product development or integration with other vendor solutions (e.g. Splunk ™ , Demisto ™ ,QRadar ™ ) would be a plus.


The Professional Services Consultant

  • Develops a clear overall understanding of the customer engagement; namely the objectives, project scope, business, and technical requirements, as well as DevOps customization requirements.
  • Participates in design or scoping meetings and provides input related to the development of statements of work based on accurate analysis of customers’ requirements.
  • Drives and takes an active role in the various phases of a typical project delivery (e.g. design, development, testing and validation, implementation, and customization).
  • Develops project-related documents (e.g. architecture document, operations guides)
  • Assists customers through the rollout of the proposed solution.
  • Performs knowledge transfer sessions for customers’ staff.
  • Completes and submits internal required administrative tasks (e.g. timesheets, project reports).
  • Continuously works on developing knowledge and skills to remain proficient with the relevant skills required for SOAR and DevOps activities (e.g. language, framework, standards), Fortinet security solutions, technologies, , products and services.



  • Development skills and experience following industry-standard development methodologies.
  • Experience in Customer-facing roles.
  • Very good presentation and technical documentation skills.
  • Ability to adapt seamlessly to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines. Flexible working hours.
  • Positive customer service attitude with very good soft skills.
  • Strong commitment and self-driven individual.
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability and desire to learn new languages and technologies.
  • Proficient in exploring, and integrating new technologies, programming languages, or frameworks.
  • Working understanding of common network topologies and hardware such as firewalls, load balancers.
  • Fundamental knowledge of HTTP, SQL, IP/TCP/UDP, SSL, DNS, and other common Internet protocols.
  • Fundamental knowledge of security threats (e.g. phishing, MITM, SQL Injection, DoS, CVE).
  • Hands-on experience in building, administering, and maintaining servers.
  • Travel (up to 25%).

Programming and Scripting

  • Strong experience in software programming and development, including scripting. Strongly recommended: Python, Java, PHP, Bash.
  • Experience in API integration, HTTP protocol, mail systems (SMTP or Exchange), and Linux systems.
  • Experience in industry-standard common continuous integration/automation tools and frameworks. E.g. Ansible, Terraform, YML, Jinja, GitLab, Jenkins, or Buddy.
  • Development of projects related to network/infrastructure and automation (e.g. ZTP, mass roll-out).
  • Experience with at least one major Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP, Openstack).


The following experience would be desired or seen as a plus:

  • Incident response, intrusion prevention experience as part of a SOC or security analyst team.
  • Familiar with security elements such as IDS/IPS, EDR, SIEM or SOAR systems.
  • Exposure to Fortinet products.
  • Understanding of security and compliance requirements such as NIST or ISO2701/2702.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical or management discipline and/or equivalent extensive work-related experience.

Job Details:

Company: Fortinet

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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