We have an exciting opportunity in the Financial Services Industry for a Security Specialist with technical hands-on expertise in Infrastructure. The ideal candidate enjoys security work and showcases a holistic expertise in cyber security. 

Mandatory Skill(s)

  • Cyber Security Certifications such as CISSP, CEH, CCSP etc;
  • Expert knowledge in industry standards, risk regulations, guidelines and best practices;
  • Proven experience as an Information or System Security Engineer with deep understanding of security principles, techniques and protocols;
  • Detailed technical knowledge of infrastructure and endpoint security;
  • Hands-on experience in security systems (firewalls, content filtering, anti-virus software,intrusion detection systems, authentication systems etc)
  • Excellent communicator able to present security issues to peers and management;
  • Meticulous multi-tasker capable of working under pressure.

Desirable Skill(s)

  • Degree / Diploma in or related to Information Technology.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and support the technical aspects of security controls for a multi-location environment;
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert on security controls, threats and countermeasures by designing the security architecture and developing techniques to mitigate vulnerabilities and repeatable task automation;
  • Raise patch requests to support teams to implement endpoints, systems and network patches timely; 
  • Review and approve firewall rules and other security changes;
  • Manage, maintain and monitor various security technologies (Firewall, Encryption, HIPS, AV, Proxy, IPS, Patch Management etc);
  • Configure and troubleshoot security tools and infrastructure security devices when necessary;
  • Participate in vulnerability assessment testing for internal, external and wireless networks and disseminate findings and reports to system owners and followup for closures;
  • Identify potential risks, analyse new security solutions and develop approaches to mitigate identified issues and work with IT team to implement recommendations;
  • Investigate security breaches with the SOC team and respond to incident by including steps to minimise the impact followed by a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage;
  • Prepare and document SOPs, policies and protocols;
  • Prepare and update periodic security posture reports on security controls statues for the stakeholders.
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