Senior Technical IT Security consultant

Position Title:  Senior Technical IT Security consultant

Job Overview:
Our client employs a Global IT Security department, members of which are located in all of its major regions, namely EMEA, Americas, India and Asia. This team is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining our client’s IT Security Policy and strategy. The team also provides oversight of our client’s cyber security & resilience program.  This team is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining our client’s Cyber and Information Security Policy and strategy, and for a number of businesses processes

Project / Service Description:
The team’s focus is to serve as the single point of contact for all Information Security & IT Security related queries, concerns and technologies. Provide a high standard of user and business support in a responsive and timely manner across all businesses, take responsibility and ownership for maintaining the global/regional strategy and controls for the delivery and operational deployment of global/regional security initiatives in a manner consistent with the common business goals and objectives in the region.

Technologies and capabilities include

  • Windows desktop and server environments UNIX, Linux
  • Mobile technologies
  • Networking and Firewall technologies
  • Endpoint Security controls
  • Intrusion Detection Solutions (IDS)
  • Security Information and Event Monitoring solutions
  • Application and Penetration Testing Methodologies
  • Vulnerability management tools
  • Managed Security Providers (Security operations)
  • Cyber Culture & Learning
  • Target threat hunting (Cyber hunting)
  • Cyber threat intelligence

Responsibilities:

Lead the Asia region in a number of key areas that are in flight globally

  • Vulnerability management program
  • Managed Service Provider (incident response)
  • Intrusion Detection intrusion (IDS)
  • User behaviour analytics

Maintain the firm’s security, standards and guidelines

Contribution to Information Security & IT Security strategy and promoting cyber culture across the organisation

Train and manage staff in the Global IT Security group as a domain lead

Requirements:

Essential:

  • At least 5 years of experiences in IT Security/Information Security field
  • Strong knowledge of endpoint and server platforms (windows, unix,) and network security within a corporate environment
  • Experience in security consulting or advisory services in financial industry
  • Hands-on experiences on operating vulnerability scanning tools, reporting and intrusion detection systems
  • Knowledge on incident management and change management procedures & processes and working with strategic  security management providers
  • Self-starter and able to self-manage
  • Strong team working abilities
  • Must be able to take initiative to keep own skills up to date and to maintain awareness of developments in the information security/IT Security industry
  • Ability to prepare accurate reports for all levels of staff in a language and tone appropriate to the audience

Beneficial:

  • Project Management Processes
  • IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM or other  recognized Information Security qualifications
  • Any networking (Cisco), Microsoft (MSCE etc) or Unix / Linux (RHSE etc) security certifications
  • Database and metric reporting experience
  • Bilingual (English/Japanese)

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong communication skills, ability to work comfortably with different regions
  • Good team player, ability to work on a local, regional and global basis and as part of joint cross location initiatives
  • Ability to self-manage task through to completion
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Be able to manage staff as a group lead

Ref:

2015_JP_559

Posted on:

2018年02月21日

Experience level:

Experienced (non-manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Contract type:

Permanent

Location:

Tokyo

Department:

IT Support

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