Assistant Vice President/Vice President, Information Security Officer (Operations), Global Information Security

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Of America / Merrill Lynch
  • 25 Sep 18 2018-09-25

Assistant Vice President/Vice President, Information Security Officer (Operations), Global Information Security

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch:
Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 40 countries. In the U.S alone, we serve almost all Fortune 500 companies and approximately 59 million consumers and small-business customers. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World
Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 23 offices in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region's leading financial services companies.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining top diverse talent from across the globe. Our diversity and inclusion mission is to actively promote an inclusive work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve personal success and contribute to the growth of our business. Each of our global Employee Networks bring together employees, create dialogue and awareness in support of our Diversity and Inclusion mission.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Position Description
Background: The Business Information Security Officer (BISO) function within Global Information Security is responsible for information security control enforcement, cybersecurity awareness, and enablement across all lines of business, enterprise functions, technology, and operations teams. The BISO team also leads cybersecurity external engagement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques, including enhancement of existing processes and service offerings.
  • In addition, the team may be asked to provide technical support to the client, management, and staff in risk assessments and implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products.
  • Candidate must be able to meet demands associated with managing multiple projects in a global environment and assist with tracking of overall BISO Operations success

Key Requirements
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in cyber security or a high competency in a related technology field domain
  • Experience in vulnerability assessment, security incident response, and application security
  • Evaluating threats/risks posed by new technologies spanning networks, hardware, software, etc.
  • Experience in analyzing and responding to advanced cyber threats, technology risk and the motivation/attack vectors of each threat
  • Experience in implementation of information security strategy, including compliance with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate with business leaders, users and tech-savvy stakeholders. Create reports and analyze reports for a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Experience with basic SharePoint usage
  • Ability to take ownership of an initiative/issue thru completion
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Preferred Certifications: CISSP (ISC2), CISA (ISACA), CCIE (Cisco), TOGAF, CCTA (McAfee), CCFP (ISC2), QISP (AISP), CIT/CWAT (CREST) etc.

Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, information security or related field
  • Detailed, bank specific access administration knowledge in Windows, Midrange and Mainframe Platforms with emphasis on security and access controls
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical business owners
  • Assist with internal efficiencies projects and development

Posting Date: 13/09/2018
- Singapore

Full / Part-time: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40