First VP, Head of Group SOC Engineering, Group Information Security First VP, Head of Group SOC Engineering, Group  …

United Overseas Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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United Overseas Bank
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
United Overseas Bank
First VP, Head of Group SOC Engineering, Group Information Security
Posting Date: 28-Apr-2021

Location: Alexandra, Singapore, SG

Company: United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB
United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.
Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values - Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department
The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities
This role is responsible for establishing and managing corporate wide efforts in the areas of security tools administration, security policy, and security governance. Namely in the disciplines of SIEM, Big Data platform, Advanced Analytics, APT detections technologies, IPS/IDS, Web Proxy, Open System, Web Application Firewall, encryption, AV technologies and other Cyber security tools and services. This position will work with stakeholders to understand threats unique to each business unit or application. This role will collaborate with technology, security, development and product management groups across the corporation to drive successful execution of the overall security life cycle program to ensure an appropriate enterprise security posture.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead team of security engineers on a daily basis; delegate tasks as required. Collaborate with larger security department when required.
  • Provide leadership as an internal subject matter expert with respect to security engineering, policy and decision-making processes to ensure alignment with business model and enterprise risk strategy.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new business initiatives involving security to ensure compliance with established policies
  • Coordinate audit-related tasks to ensure the readiness of managers and their teams for audit testing and facilitate the timely resolution of any audit findings.
  • Support GSOC's SIEM solutions, Big Data, Log management and network security tools, services and infrastructure
  • Propose, develop, test and manage application, system and infrastructure changes, upgrades, backups, troubleshooting, patch and improvements
  • Manage and coordinate change process engagement with regards to all tools and services
  • Drive upgrades and migration to ensure all managed tools are maintained in tip-top working conditions
  • Conduct regression testing on new rules by coordinating with other security teams
  • Implement new technology and process improvements with regards to GSOC's and bank security roadmap
  • Research and define requirements for new projects; perform product evaluation and technical Proof of Concept
  • Manage project resources, professional services and internal teams

Job Requirements
  • Overall 15 years' of experience and 8 years' relevant experience.
  • Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution
  • Professional security related qualification (e.g. RHCE, SANS GCIA, GCIH etc.) will be favorable although not mandatory
  • Demonstrates subject-matter expert level understanding in multiple IT, security tool in the area of SIEM, Big Data, Log management, network security tools and software disciplines.
  • Strong knowledge in understanding OS, Proxy, Network and other main-stream Infrastructure, Application, Access and Cloud logs.
  • Strong knowledge to optimize performance and outages related to SIEM and Big Data components.
  • Good knowledge Firewalls, WAF, IDS, IPS, VPN, HIPS, ADS and TCP/IP protocols.
  • Good understanding of internet concepts and technologies - internet services, search engines, open source tools
  • Familiar with SOC processes
  • Must understand the architecture of SIEM, Big Data, log management and network security tools architecture and design
  • Able to re-design the architecture existing solutions and deployments.
  • Ability to keep making progress and define future strategy/policy with regards to security posture.
  • Adherent to 'continuous monitoring' and 'continuous improvement' thought process.
  • Ability to effectively translate and present solutions in business or management terms.
  • Understanding of SIEM use case implementation
  • Understanding of on-boarding logs from different devices and cloud services

Be a part of UOB Family
UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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