Security Operations Expert (Malaysia)

by Sowmyah Narayanan in Information Technology


Our client is looking for Security Operations Expert to join their team in KL, Malaysia:


  • Provide guidance and perform day-to-day security operations management and reporting as 1st line of defense (execution). That includes managing related Request, Incident, Change and Problem tickets for services in scope. 
  • Oversee and drive the following processes:infrastructure security operations, application security, audit remediations, Security Incident and Crisis Management 
  • Drive coverage and reporting of all security scanning tools to all relevant assets in scope. 
  • Monitor, report and drive on compliance to operational service SLA, KPI, KRI with entities for services subscribed to. 
  • Be the extended team of CyberDefense Global team in delivering tools and services to Asia entities. 
  • Be the point of contact within Service Delivery organization for security operations related activities, collaborate across organizational boundaries (e.g. Solution Delivery, Regional & local CISO’s, vendors, etc.) 
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert on security operations matters to detect, respond and defend against malicious attacks and threat actors. 
  • Oversee Security Monitoring and Security Incident process. this include Executive and Client communications, direct resource management and coordination and process oversight from detection to post-mortem / RCA. 
  • Ensure and enforce Information Security relevant controls and process across the entities 
  • Participate as required in global security programs and projects to deliver assigned objectives 
  • Contribute to Audit relevant investigations and their management action plans to remediate the discovered risks. 


Education  Qualifications: 

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related fields Experience 

· Experience in IT > 10 years 

· Experience in IT Security > 10 years 

· Experience in Security Operations > 5 years 

· Proven experience in running Security Operations and project works in at least one of the categories below; 

  • Infrastructure Security 
  • Application Security 
  • Project Security Governance 
  • Audit finding and remediation works. 

· In-depth experience of infrastructure and application security domains, architectures and issues. 

· Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification like CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GCIH, GCIA, OSCP, etc. 

· Experience on Cloud Security or Identity Management is a plus 


· Cross-cultural sensitivity and flexibility. Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness. 

· Experience with security operations, risk and service delivery frameworks. 

· Familiar with local and regional regulatory requirements for Asia entities; HK MA, SG MA, MY BNM, TH BOT, ID FSA, etc. 

· Knowledge of information security best practices, architecture, standards and threat landscape 

· Customer-centric and strong service delivery skills with escalation management capabilities 

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, works effectively as a team player 

· Organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and utilize time effectively 

· Able to translate technical requirements and communicate at all levels 

· Apply analytical rigor to understand complex business scenarios 

· Ability to function effectively in a matrix structure. 

· Ability to function with minimal supervision 

· Subject Matter Expert knowledge on at least 4-5 topics below; 

  • Infrastructure Security 
  • Architecture review 
  • Identity Management 
  • Network Security 
  • Firewall and IP routing 
  • Intrusion Prevention System 
  • DDoS protection 
  • Secure Web Access 
  • Secure email gateway 
  • Vulnerability and Compliance Management 
  • Penetration Testing 
  • End-Point Security 
  • Malware Protection 
  • End-Point Detection & Response (EDR) 
  • Threat hunting 
  • Data Security 
  • Encryption 
  • Data Leakage Prevention 
  • SIEM 

Application Security 

  • Architecture review 
  • SDLC 
  • SAST & DAST 
  • Web Application Firewall 

Cloud Security 

  • PaaS and IaaS Security 
  •  Data Security 
  •  Cloud compliance 
  •  DevSecOps 


Sowmyah Narayanan

Sowmyah Narayanan

For more information about this job opportunity please contact our consultant.

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