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IT Security Engineer (Platform Security)

Employee | Wholesale Banking | Professional | Singapore | Singapore Office | 2019-01-11 | 055056



Your role and work environment

The purpose of CoE IT Security is ensuring ING will be amongst the safest banks and will be seen as a leader in (IT) security. We assist WB Tech Globally in being successful in IT Risk and IT Security. Overall we ensure that IT Risk and IT Security is part of our DNA.

The CoE IT security is responsible for securing WB Tech environments globally.  You help to create a cohesive IT Security Strategy, a roadmap for strategy implementation and you’re responsible for delivering security & risk awareness throughout WB Tech. You’re familiar with the platform security aspects and their impact on application security in order to be able to participate in various discussions and drive the integration of IT Security in the DevOps way of working.


Your key responsibilities

Together with the people in your squad, you are responsible for implementing IT Security capabilities and delivering security & risk awareness throughout WB Tech. Preferably you have been a DEV or OPS engineer background in order to easily participate in various technical (security) discussions and drive the integration of IT Security in the DevOps way of working.

Your main responsibilities in IT Security are:

·         Evaluation of Server & Endpoint Security (incl. malware protection, HIPS, hardening)

·         Evaluation of Network Security (incl. firewalls, malware protection & IDS, segmentation)

·         Evaluate impact from unresolved/unpatched vulnerabilities and security issues

·         Automate and simplify Security & Risk Controls

·         Designing technical Security Solutions

·         Provide face to face software security trainings to employees to improve engineers awareness

·         Assess infrastructure components for design related security risks and assist teams in determining appropriate remediation for issues identified

·         Support in declaration of security baseline for particular technologies

·         Provide deep level subject matter expertise for specific technologies based on potential implementation risks

·         Assist in the execution of and review vulnerability scans and penetration test results, propose & agree upon mitigation actions


Your additional responsibilities are:

·         IT & Sec Risk Assessment

·         Drive Control Implementation

·         Key Control Testing

·         Data Analysis & Reporting


We are looking for:

You are an energetic and proactive IT Security professional with a passion for the securing WB Tech environments and a positive, “Do it-Try it-Fix it” mentality. You are a natural team player who forms relationships based on social skills rather than hierarchical structure. Enhancing the security controls and ultimately make ING safer, is a challenge to you. Close cooperation with and between the DevOps squads is your greatest achievement.

You are an ambassador for IT Security around the Globe. This role requires emphasis on the following:

·         You have excellent problem-solving skills and are passionate about IT Security.

·         You are inspiring and show energy and passion.

·         You are interested to bring one way of working regarding the implementation of IT Security & IT Risk controls across WB Tech countries.

·         You are focused on cross border collaboration: you set aside your own 'ego' in the interests of achieving the best results - you help others to be successful.

·         You are able to design technical Security solutions


Education and background

·         A personality and the capabilities to optimally function within an Agile environment

·         An in-depth knowledge around standard infrastructure stack including Next-Gen firewall and IPS/IDS solutions

·         Good understanding of network protocols

·         Professional and intellectual IT skills at bachelor or university level, preferably IT Master

·         2-3 years’ of relevant working experience as IT Security engineer

·         CISSP or/and vendor specific certification for relevant areas is a beneficial

·         Good written and spoken knowledge of English



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