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We are professional recruitment consultancy in Hong Kong specializing in the recruitment of permanent, contract and temporary positions on behalf of employers. We work with employers and job seekers to facilitate a successful match. Our only goal is to partner with our clients, both companies and candidates, to grow their business and their career .

Information Security Engineer

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong, Shenzhen (深圳)
Employment type Permanent
Benefits Competitive pay
Industry Financial Services
Job function Information Technology > Security / Audit
Published On 16/07/2018
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Our client is an award-winning, international online forex trading company. They’re hiring for a information security engineer with strong skill set and experience in cybersecurity.

The Role

The information security engineer is a member of IT security team, driving the IT security strategy and implementation forward whilst protecting the business from security threats and cyber-hacking. Operational compliance to all applicable standards and regulations is the key responsibility. As we’re leveraging latest and greatest technology like blockchain, big data analytic, cloud technologies etc to enable our business, we specifically need stronger skill set in the team for cybersecurity.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing the daily operation and implementation of the IT security strategy.
  • Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Running security audits and risk assessments.
  • Delivering new security technology approaches and implementing next generation solutions.
  • Overseeing the management of the IT security department, giving leadership to the team and developing staff.
  • Ensuring compliance and governance is met.
  • Driving changes and security related projects and events.
  • Developing and implementing business continuity plans to ensure service is continuous when a change program is introduced or a security breach occurs or in the event that the disaster recovery plan needs to be triggered.
  • Protecting the intellectual property of the organisation at all times.
  • Devising strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks.
  • Managing the IT security budget and communicating this with the appropriate parties.
  • Reporting to the CTO and being an active member of the senior management team.

Daily operation

  • Creating and implementing a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies.
  • Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting on ways to minimise threats.
  • Monitoring security vulnerabilities and hacking threats in network and host systems.
  • Tracking latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of latest cyber security technologies.
  • Ensuring business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Communicating with key stakeholders about IT security threats.
  • Implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents.
  • Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches.
  • Developing strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations.
  • Managing the IT security related vendors, external security experts and advisors connections.
  • Complying with the latest regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Championing and educating the organisation about the latest security strategies and technologies.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s computer science or engineering degree and a professional secuirty certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM.
  • 8+ years of proven IT working experience with the latest 3 years in Information Secuirty space.
  • Change management and business process experience is ideal, together with a proven track record of driving large-scale change programmes.
  • A proven record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting demands.
  • Strong in cloud services, cybersecurity, and blockchain related information security knowledge with hands-on working experience is highly preferred.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies.
  • A passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliver.
  • Thrives on change, showing an impressive ability to drive the IT security strategy forward.
  • Analytical mind capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management.
  • Strong customer focus – able to meet the demands of internal and external customers.
  • Excellent communication skills – providing verbal and written communication that is outstanding to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholders.
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands.
  • Forms business partnerships that help drive the IT security strategy forward.
  • Can make decisions that are well informed and timely.
  • Creative thinking – able to look at alternatives and consider new ways of thinking to problem solve.
  • Multi-tasking – can manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands.
  • Ability to communicate in English verbally and in writing.

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