Senior Associate/Associate, Security Engineer, Tech Services, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 19 Nov 17 2017-11-19

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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.


Reporting to the Lead of Information Security Operation, you will be responsible for coordination, day-to-day management and refinement of security operations. You will work with IT, business and security staff to ensure cyber security threats were identified and responded in a timely manner to ensure no operation impact due to cyber incidents. Active hunting both internally and externally will be required to identify such threats. You will also be expected to provide learnings and insights of external relevant incidents and translate such learnings into preventive, detective and response measures.


  • Collaborate with security architecture and engineers, infrastructure and applications teams and vendors to identify innovative security operations and actively apply these solutions to advance DBS Group security posture
  • Active sourcing of intelligences sources and perform analysis on such intelligence and translate them into actions
  • Implement and maintain security operations in line with global IS security standards, guidelines, and procedures for ensuring high levels of integrity, confidentiality, and availability of all IT resources
  • Identify security vulnerabilities, associated risks and mitigation strategies
  • Work on identification, response and recovery actions for any cyber security incidents

  • No operation impacts due to cyber security incidents
  • Preventive controls and/or measures are 90% ahead of any attack

Job Dimensions
  • Ability to track and follow up on the assigned projects
  • Ability to clearly explain the recommended security controls/processes to the key stakeholders

  • Experienced IS security professional with at least 3 years of working preferred. experience in designing and implementing security solutions in a Banking environment
  • Extensive technical experience with network security practices including Intranet, Extranet and Internet access
  • Technical experience with major internet related technology and operation systems.
  • Familiar with technical security solutions surrounding various technologies such as but not limited to: IDS, IPS, anti-virus, content filtering, secure email solutions, network sniffing, log analysis, forensics and VPN
  • Professional certification from one of the following will be required
    • CSX Fundamentals Certificate
    • CSX Practitioner Certificate (CSX-P)
    • 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)
    • CSX Specialist Certificate (CSX-S)
    • CSX Expert Certificate (CSX-E)
  • Regional experience is preferred.

Functional / Technical Competencies
  • Possess good technical knowledge in various security tools (end-point, network, authentication etc)
  • Familiar with security products and network devices
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking technology
  • In-depth knowledge of encryption and authentication methods
  • In-depth knowledge of how major operation systems operate
  • Proactive, analytical and independent worker
  • Must be solutions oriented; ability to work with all levels of management and staff; must have strong organization skills and is performance oriented
  • Able to travel on need to basis
  • 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.