In a recent development, the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has announced a series of job openings, providing an excellent opportunity for qualified individuals to join their esteemed organization. Published on the 3rd of November, 2023, through the widely circulated Express Newspaper, this advertisement has caught the attention of many prospective candidates. The positions available include SOC engineer, Penetration tester, Software/Application security Analyst, SOC L1 Analyst, SOC L2 Analyst, and SOC L3 Analyst. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for these positions before the closing date on the 10th of November, 2023.
The Roles and Responsibilities
The SOC (Security Operations Center) Engineer plays a crucial role in maintaining the security posture of NADRA’s IT infrastructure. Responsibilities include monitoring and analyzing security events, incident response, and implementing security measures to safeguard against potential threats.
This role involves evaluating the security of NADRA’s systems and networks by simulating cyber-attacks. Penetration Testers identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses, providing recommendations to enhance security measures.
Software/Application Security Analyst
Responsible for assessing the security of software applications, this role focuses on identifying and remediating security flaws, ensuring that NADRA’s applications are resilient against potential threats.
SOC L1 Analyst
The SOC Level 1 Analyst is the first line of defense in identifying and responding to security incidents. This role involves monitoring alerts, conducting initial investigations, and escalating incidents as necessary.
SOC L2 Analyst
Building on the foundation of the Level 1 Analyst, the SOC Level 2 Analyst delves deeper into incident analysis and response. They play a pivotal role in incident triage, threat hunting, and implementing advanced security measures.
SOC L3 Analyst
The SOC Level 3 Analyst is the highest level of expertise in the Security Operations Center. They are responsible for in-depth analysis of complex incidents, developing and implementing advanced security strategies, and providing mentorship to junior analysts.
Qualifications and Requirements
To be eligible for these positions, candidates should possess relevant educational qualifications and industry certifications. Experience in cybersecurity and a strong understanding of security best practices are highly desirable.
How to Apply
Interested candidates can submit their applications through the official NADRA website or by following the instructions provided in the job advertisement.
This announcement by NADRA presents an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about cybersecurity to contribute to an organization at the forefront of safeguarding sensitive information. The roles offered cater to various levels of expertise, ensuring that there is a position suited for professionals at different stages of their careers.
- Can I apply for multiple positions at once? Yes, candidates are encouraged to apply for all positions they are qualified for.
- What is the deadline for applications? The last date to apply is the 10th of November, 2023.
- Is prior experience in a similar role mandatory? While prior experience is preferred, candidates with a strong educational background and relevant certifications will also be considered.
- What benefits does NADRA offer to its employees? NADRA provides competitive salary packages, health benefits, and opportunities for professional development.
- Are these positions open to international candidates? Yes, as long as candidates meet the specified qualifications and requirements, international applicants are welcome to apply.
Terms and Conditions
When applying for the positions mentioned, please keep in mind the following terms and conditions:
1. Residents of Respective District Only
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be residents of the respective district where the job opportunity is available.
2. Encouraging Diversity and Inclusivity
We believe in equal opportunities for all. Females, transgenders, and differently-abled individuals are highly encouraged to apply.
3. Travel Allowance Not Provided
Please note that no travel allowance or daily allowance will be provided for attending interviews or tests.
4. Selection Process
Only shortlisted candidates, following the initial test for Data Entry Executive positions, will proceed to the interview round.
5. Bring Your Original Documents
Candidates who make it to the interview stage must bring their original personal, educational, and professional documents for verification.
6. Age Relaxation
A five-year age relaxation is already included in the maximum age limit for these positions.
7. Posting Requests
Requests for posting to other projects or sites will not be entertained unless explicitly required by the management.
8. Sample Test Guidance
For guidance on the sample test, please visit
Please be aware that these positions are specific to a particular project. Therefore, selected staff will be laid off upon completion of the project. This contract does not guarantee regular or contractual employment with NADRA.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
To be considered for the following positions, applicants must meet the minimum qualification criteria:
For Data Entry Executive (DEE) Position:
- Preferably Graduation or equivalent
- Computer Literate
- Minimum: Intermediate
For Security Guard Position:
- Preferably one-year relevant experience or equivalent
For specific details regarding qualifications, please refer to the attached document.