Technology, Technology Risk, Information Security Senior Analyst, VP, Hong Kong

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 15 Dec 17 2017-12-15

Technology, Technology Risk, Information Security Senior Analyst, VP, Hong Kong

Our team of engineers builds solutions to the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

Information Security leads the cyber threat, protection, and investigative functions for the firm. Information Security professionals lead the risk analysis and risk monitoring initiatives that help to protect the firm and our clients from information and cyber security risks. The team equips the firm with the knowledge and tools to measure risks, identify and mitigate threats and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information for the firm's clients, internal business functions, and extended supply chain.

The position is for an Information Security professional with experience in security event investigation and incident response.

This position is based in Hong Kong as part of the Asia Pacific Information Security team. It is a demanding role requiring broad understanding of the firm's Information Security policies and controls as well as an ability to coordinate incident response across all technology platforms.

The successful candidate for this role will provide effective leadership in information security and risk management for the firm by engaging with teams across the Technology Division and working with regional and global teams within Technology Risk to detect and respond to cyber threats.

The position will report into regional Head of Information Security.


  • Investigate, coordinate and address information security incidents
  • Act as liaison for global team in coordinating collection and preservation of forensic evidence in support of security event investigation.
  • Advise on leading edge engineering to protect Goldman Sachs' network from security risks related to web, mobile, web services, and client/server architectures.
  • Collaborate with a global team to continually operate and improve a world-class cyber program by providing input into the uplift of sensory tools, detection tuning, and access to data sources to increase detection effectiveness.
  • Drive the adoption and uplift of global security programs throughout the Asia Pacific region
  • Convey complicated technical analysis to senior management via investigation synopses, graphical depictions of attacks, and comprehensive presentations.
  • Act as a liaison to senior business leaders, including those outside of the Technology Division, during security investigations and incidents
  • Respond to regulatory requests regarding security incidents, as well as the relevant protective and detective security measures.
  • Report the status of ongoing incidents, as well as the follow-up actions for resolved incidents, to regional and global management
  • Support Compliance, regulatory, or litigation related investigations by coordinating e-discovery, evidence collection and other such activities.
  • Participate in a 24x7 coverage model to prevent and remediate security threats against Goldman Sachs' global business network.

  • Clear English communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent influencing skills at all levels and the ability to develop and maintain good relationships
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to communicate status, risks, and technical details in a succinct, direct and open manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to engage in deep technical discussions with other Technology groups, as well as ability to convey the same concepts and issues at a high level to senior management
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Experience working in a distributed team with expectation for rapid escalation of issues and risks
  • Be a strong agent for change. Be able to facilitate new processes and standards that could impact working environment / culture
  • The ability to work within an open, consensus based organization
  • The ability to manage and interact in a matrixed organization is essential
  • The ability to think "outside the box" and develop creative solutions to complex technical and process problems
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of a team, self-motivated and deadline driven
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Individual must be goal oriented, and be able to work with others to achieve goals
  • Individual must be able to handle multiple interrupts and be able to multi-task effectively
  • Individual must be able to deal with a highly demanding client base and set client expectations appropriately
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System/Computer Engineering, Cyber-Security, or Information Security is preferred. Four (4) years of additional work experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree. Bachelors of Science/Arts in Forensic Computing, System/Computer Engineering, Data Science, Engineering, Operations Research, or Decision Science will be considered.
  • Coursework or experience in computer science, computer security, computer networking, system design, system integration, software development, emerging technologies, open source frameworks, encryption schemes, and application testing/penetration testing/reviews preferred.
  • Industry Certifications such as CISSP or GIAC Cyber Defense, Penetration Testing, or Incident Response and Forensics-related certifications

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