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VP/AVP, Security Threat Hunter, Tech Services, Technology and Operations

Keywords / Skills : VP/AVP, Security Threat Hunter, 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.
Job Purpose
  • To actively search for indicators of advanced threat actors’ presence by analyzing centralised log sources through the security tools based on knowledge of threat trends and its new/existing TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures); and create security profile to alert on potential security threats before it evolves into an incident. 
  • To work with the security engineering team to continuously increase the breadth and depth of hunting.
  • To hunt for previously unknown anomaly within the enterprise environment outside the confines of standard log sources by actively designing new methodologies to identify such outliers with proven effectiveness via rigorous regression testing.
  • To continuously identify false positives through active threat hunting and provide a feedback loop to the security engineer team for fine-tuning alert monitoring rules.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Think like an attacker. To build security profile based on how the attacker behaviors.
  • Always stay ‘curious’ in searching for the presence of threat actor by analyzing centralised log sources through the security tools based on knowledge of threat trends and its new/existing TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures); and create security profile to alert on potential security threats before it evolves into an incident. 
  • Ability to analyze, normalize and correlate various log sources to identify abnormal and/or malicious behavior through big data analysis
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing threat landscape, business models and internal enterprise operations to avoid false positives in the course of threat hunting
  • Ability to perform digital forensics and/or reverse engineering on malware detected on endpoints and mobile devices; and share the TTPs used by the actor

  • No security incident due to known TTPs
  • Reduce mean time to detect towards ‘near real-time’ and automate the response in remediating the threat through orchestration

Job Dimensions
  • Ability to track and follow up on the assigned projects
  • Ability to clearly explain the TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) and recommended security controls/processes to the key stakeholders

Education and Relevant Experience
  • Minimum 10-year experiences in the Cyber security domain 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience in various layered security defense tools like SIEM/UBA, IDS/IPS, sandboxing, Nex-Gen anti-virus, DLP etc.
  • Experience in development tools (Python, Java/JSP, dotNet) preferred.
  • Experience in counter threat intelligence and adversary tracking
  • Professional certification from one of the following will be advantage 
    • GASF: GIAC Advanced Smartphone Forensics
    • GCDA: GIAC Certified Detection Analyst
    • GCED: GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender
    • GCFA: GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst
    • GCFE: GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner
    • GCIA: GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst
    • GCTI: GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence
    • GMON: GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification
    • GNFA: GIAC Network Forensic Analyst
    • GPPA: GIAC Certified Perimeter Protection Analyst
    • GREM: GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware
    • GPEN: GIAC Penetration Tester
    • GXPN: GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester
    • Offensive Security Certified Pentester (OSCP)
    • CREST: Registered Threat Intelligence Analyst
    • CREST: Certified Simulated Attack Manager
    • CREST: Certified Simulated Attack Specialist
    • CREST: Certified Threat Intelligence Manager
    • CREST: Certified Incident Manager

Functional / Technical Competencies
  • Knowledge of tactics, techniques, and procedures associated with malicious insider activity, organized crime/fraud groups and both state and non-state sponsored threat actors.
  • Possess good technical knowledge in various web technologies (Web server, application server, database server, load balancer, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Detection/Prevention System) 
  • Possess good technical knowledge in how endpoint operates and how to detect malicious activities
  • Familiar with security vulnerabilities, its identification and its exploitation 
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking technology 
  • In-depth knowledge of encryption and authentication methods
  • In-depth knowledge of how major operating systems operate 
  • Proactive, analytical and independent worker 
  • Proficiency in handling and manipulating large data sets with commercial or customized tools
  • Must be solutions oriented; ability to work with all levels of management and staff; must have strong organization skills and is performance oriented
  • Excellent analytical, oral, written and presentation skills
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements

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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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