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VP/AVP, Lead Security Engineer – Project Advisory, Tech Services, Technology and Operations

Keywords / Skills : VP/AVP, Lead Security Engineer – Project Advisory, Tech Services, Technology and Operations

10 - 50 years
Posted: 2018-07-11

Banking/ Financial Services
Security Analyst
Posted On
11th Jul 2018
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Job Description

Business Function
Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Participate, analyze, and recommend security controls/processes for key projects
  • Able to manage and hold meaningful discussion with senior management on complex issue
  • Perform on-site security review for outsourcing arrangement
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to help develop less experienced engineers
  • Drive and propose security engineering requirement for new technology
  • Collaborate with colleagues on authentication, authorization and encryption solutions
  • Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities
  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project’s lifecycle


Zero audit issue related to security for key project (within first year)
Job Dimensions
  • Able to track and follow up on the assigned projects
  • Able to clearly explain the recommended security controls/processes to the key stakeholders
  • Able to make use of threat modelling to provide a complete list of potential threats, assess on the risk factor and its mitigating controls
  • Able to creatively design and engineer security solution which balances between user experience vs the control objectives

Education and Relevant Experience
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the security domain and at least last 3 years in the financial industry
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Professional certification is an added advantage
  • ISC² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • GIAC Information Security Professional (GIAC GISP)
  • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
  • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • ISACA Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • ISACA Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT)
  • ISC² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ISC² Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Good networking in the security 
  • Able to travel on need to basis
  • Regional experience is preferred.

Functional / Technical Competencies
  • Possess good technical knowledge in various security tools (end-point, network, authentication etc) 
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures associated with malicious insider activity, organized crime/fraud groups and both state and non-state sponsored threat actors.
  • Able to perform coding on need-to basis to build or enhance existing security solution
  • Experience dealing with regulators is an added advantage
  • Good networking with other security professionals in the financial industry

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

About Company

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia's Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.

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