Senior Analyst-Cyber Threat Response

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • 19 Apr 19

Senior Analyst-Cyber Threat Response

About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.


The Role Responsibilities

  • Need to support 24*7 shifts.
  • Extensive Hands-on experience in working with Security Operation Centre.
  • Much Exposure on handling security incident analysis and response.
  • 6 to 9 years of experience in Information security preferably in Banking and Financial services sector.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner.
  • Monitor,detect & respond any potential security threats and risks to the organisation, using the available technology toolset.
  • Correlate and consolidate the alerts, reports, anomalies and other intelligence sources, providing a context of the threat/risk and determine the relevant and prioritised response.
  • Continuously improve the accuracy and relevance of our detection tools and capabilities, with the changing environment and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Adhere to the defined security monitoring processes and procedures, and initiate improvements to them driving maturity and relevance.
  • Track and report the remediation of the threats and risks, and provide domain expertise in remediating with the appropriate support.
  • Track and document incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
  • Operate within established standard operating procedure to handle security incidents.
  • Research trends and countermeasures in computer/network vulnerabilities, exploits, and malicious activity.
  • Support the senior incident handlers on cyber security incident response
  • Perform root cause analysis and present findings to relevant stakeholders for remediation.
  • Work closely with the other teams to assess risk and provide recommendations for improving our security posture
  • Provide after hours rotational coverage

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Communications:
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions
    • Ability to communicate, produce documents and presentations
    • Experience in writing reports for senior stakeholders
  • Business Skills:
    • 6 to 9 years of experience in Information security preferably in Banking and Financial services sector
    • 5+ years hands-on experience on security incident analysis and response
    • Self motivated and able to work in an independent manner.
    • Experience working in a geographically dispersed team
    • Required to work 24x7 shifts, on a rotational basis.
  • Security Skills:
    • Sound knowledge of current threat landscape including common attack types, malware capabilities and recent well publicized security incidents
    • Experience in security investigation.
    • Experience with security technologies including IDS/IPS, Firewalls & Log Analysis
    • Knowledge of information security principles
    • Knowledge of Enterprise Security Defence Methodologies
    • Working experience with SIEM
  • Educational:
    • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent.
    • Industry recognised certification (GIAC, CEH, CISSP) would be a plus.
  • Technical skills:
    • Strong knowledge of Unix and Windows operating systems
    • A sound grasp of networking concepts
  • Good understanding of incident/problem/change management

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.