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MUFG Union Bank Assistant Vice President/Vice President, Information Security Lead in Singapore

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Job Responsibilities:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate for the position of IT Security Lead within Information Technology Department under Asian Systems Office.

The successful candidate will be part of a growing dynamic regional team that is in charge of IT development and support functions. The application is part of a critical regional initiative that’s in line with the banks safety and soundness roadmap.

You will be expected to play a key role in ensuring the bank and its customers are protected from internal and external risks pertaining to cyber threats, vulnerabilities, malware and related problems.

  • Collaborates with the risk governance department in the organization to maintain the systems and tools required to ensure cyber hygiene

  • Lead a team of consultants based off-shore to plan and implement the required security governance initiatives as per the regional technology roadmap.

  • Work with the application and infrastructure teams to look at implementing systems and processes to keep up with the threats that evolve in the industry

  • Keep abreast with the trends in the industry and look pro-actively engage with the risk governance team to keep the organization and its customers protected.

  • Implement solutions across the region for vulnerability testing, threat analysis and security checks

  • Partner with the risk governance department to drive implementation of the identify management solution regionally.

  • To give professional supervision and guidance to the security teams on the maintenance and functioning of the systems and tools deployed in the organization.

  • To update and upgrade the security systems as required

Job Requirements:

  • At least 10 to 12 years of IT work experiences in the area of risk management & cybersecurity in the financial services industry OR an organization that provides consulting services in the security domain.

  • Prior experience working as a cybersecurity specialist maintaining and rolling out security solutions is a must.

  • Needs to have a good understanding of risks and their implications in the banking industry pertaining to cyber-attacks, vulnerabilities, malicious code etc

  • Certifications in CISP, CISM, CEH, GIAC security essentials or similar disciplines would be required

  • Good understanding of the latest threats, procedures and facilities is essential

  • Familiarity with identity management solutions like OIM would be an advantage

  • Background in the financial industry in a similar regional role would be preferred

  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Strong planning, organizational and time management skills

  • Self-motivated, self-organizing and possess drive, ability to be hands-on and a good team player

  • Experience in liaising with off-shore teams, infrastructure teams and other personnel for implementation of solutions.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

MUFG Bank Ltd & MUFG Securities Asia Limited (collectively referred to as “MUFG”) is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees as our key assets as they are fundamental to our long-term growth and success. MUFG is committed to hiring based on merit and organsational fit, regardless of race, religion or gender.