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Posting Date:  08-Apr-2021

Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

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.


Job Responsibilities

To ensure that IT systems and applications within the bank meet the needs of the business while adhering to security best-practices, compliance and regulatory requirements.  

  • To conduct IT security risk assessment and provide security advisory on risk mitigation controls to bank applications and IT infrastructure projects.
  • To conduct ad-hoc and annual on-site Information Security due diligent assessment for key outsourcing service providers.
  • Ensure all assessments conducted are properly documented and with endorsement from bank security working committee.
  • To perform security review and risk assessment and monitor security standards compliance of the bank infrastructure and application.
  • To continuously improve IT security risk assessment criteria based on new emerging treats, security best practices, compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in cybersecurity surveillance initiatives within the departments when required.


Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years of working experience with at least 5 years’ experience in hands-on technical security risk assessment and IS due diligent assessment.  Industry certifications will be a plus e.g. CRISC, CISSP, CEH, CISM and CISA.
  • Highly result oriented and can work independently while handling multiple concurrent security assessment assignments.
  • Ability to build relationship and interact effectively with internal and external parties. 
  • Strong engagement skills with stakeholders i.e. business and technology will be a plus.
  •  Good analytical, technical, written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in applying established techniques, procedures or standards.
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following: o Encryption/Authentication fundamentals, Access Management, Application Security, Platform Security, Database Security, Network Concepts and Security o LAN/WAN Technologies, Security Information Event Management (SIEM)
  • Experience in performing comprehensive and authoritative technical analysis of the security readiness and compliance of applications
  • Experience in mapping business requirements to security technologies
  • Familiar with security standards and best practice; regulatory requirement such as BNM RMiT, MAS TRM, PCI-DSS and etc; architecture and security of operating system; logging or auditing systems, including those on Operating System, databases and network device; Systems Development Life Cycle. 


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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