BISO - Delivery Security & Assurance Director BISO - Delivery Security & Assurance Director …

in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 20
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Oct 20
BISO - Delivery Security & Assurance Director
Role: Business Information Security Officer - Delivery Security & Assurance Location: Singapore
Geographic Coverage: APAC & Middle East

Cognizant requires a Security Executive to expand, lead and manage the Security program for Asia Pacific & Middle East (APAC & ME). The Delivery Security & Assurance Director will provide expert leadership, strategic guidance, and operational management to the Security teams within this scope. This role reports through the Global Head of Security & Information, and as part of Cognizant's global Corporate Security functions and programs will be responsible for implementation of proscribed control requirements. Candidates will have a proven ability to infuse innovation and creativity into strategic planning with a focus on programs that provide exceptional customer service, improved application security, and enhanced cyber security operations.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure strategic alignment with existing standards and direction for the architecture, installation, andmaintenance of all security components as they relate to the establishment and maintenance of complianceprograms.
  • Review and approve operational budgets for APAC & ME security and compliance related activities
  • Establishment and enforcement of relevant regulatory structures and programs, compliant controls andinfrastructure
  • Leverage Application Security Initiatives and work with Product Management and Application Developmentto integrate Application Security Initiatives into product roadmaps
  • Ensure the ongoing management of a Secure Software Development Life Cycle to ensure on time deliveryof application sprints with security compliance and best practices.
  • Provide leadership during security incidents and response. This may include customer engagement andcommunications.
  • Responsible for ensuring present and future resource planning needs are met including staffing, softwareand hardware, and 3rd party contracts
  • Responsibility for setting direction for:
  • Security strategy - Assess, design and implement security strategy and governance program frameworksthat describes the process, controls, organization and infrastructure to manage information security relatedconcerns
  • Security implementations – Lead the team to design, implement and integrate security solutions to addressenterprise risks and exposures
  • Security governance – Asses, develop, and implement security policies, procedures and standards thatdescribe pragmatic, risk-based mechanisms to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability ofinformation systems and the data processed therein, in accordance with Cognizant Corporate policies andprocedures.
  • Security monitoring and operations – Oversee the implementation of security solutions to monitor theefficiency and effectiveness of security operations, controls and infrastructure
  • Alignment with Cognizant Secure SDLC – Oversee the implementation of secure software development lifecycle framework to enable the rapidly growing business in a low risk profile
  • Develop and execute standards for design and operational procedures
  • Ensure application best practices are incorporated into hosted solutions
  • Develop strategic operational goals based on executive-level IT and customer delivery strategies
  • Work with the Chief Security Officer (CSO), the Global Head of Security & Information, and affiliated Centerof Excellence (COE) leaders to ensure Cyber Security practices align with vertical practices, businessobjectives and evolving threat landscape challenges
  • Ensure Security / Business strategy alignment by emphasizing a partnership model promoting unified riskvisibility.
  • Ensure integration of security into the design and construction phases of DST critical projects
Qualifications & Certifications
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree or above in a related field or equivalent experience. Master's or advanceddegree in Systems Assurance or Information Systems Management highly preferred
  • 10+ years of Cyber Security experience
  • 5+ years of direct leadership experience
  • Must have experience with Application Development and Software Assurance in a highly regulated industry
  • Must have experience managing the security of large IT networks and regulated data records
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in one or multiple areas such as Windows, UNIX, mid-range, firewalls, intrusiondetection, threat detection analysis, and/or information risk management.
  • Appropriate strategic security certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to present complex compliance issues in an easy tounderstand manner for executive management.
  • Ability to represent architected technical solutions to customers and BU leaders in a non-technical manner
  • Experience managing in a complex matrix organization, will need to coordinate and partner acrossCognizant groups, geographic regions and other Lines of Business, while driving a specific Security agenda.
  • Comfort working at all levels of seniority, both within the Cognizant organization or other client institutions,industries or government entities.
  • Solid and demonstrable comprehension of Cyber Security including malware, emerging threats, attacks, andvulnerability management.
  • Experience assisting the resolution of customer escalations
  • Experience in a fast paced, occasionally, high stress environment.
  • Ability to think strategically; work with a sense of urgency and pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to present complex solutions and methods to a general community.
  • Independent thinking, willingness to \"step outside the box\" and take reasonable, calculated risks.
  • Must be reliable and adaptable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding work ethic.
  • Strong team player that collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input fromvarious sources.
  • Experience with working on global teams across time zones, cultures and languages.
  • Demonstrable strong leadership skills

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