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Assistant Vice President, Systems Security

Public Bank Berhad Selangor, Malaysia
Posted 2 days ago In-Office Job Permanent RM15k - RM20k
The Assistant Vice President oversees the implementation of security solutions and their daily operations to protect the Bank’s IT infrastructure, systems and data. This includes leading a team, managing incident response, ensuring compliance, monitoring KPIs and driving continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the Bank’s security posture and mitigate threats effectively. He/She will report to head of security within the IT Division.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement IT security strategic plans, policies and procedures to ensure the security of the Bank’s IT infrastructure, systems and data.
  • Oversee security operations, including monitoring, logging, and analysis of security events and incidents, and coordinating responses to security alerts and threats.
  • Lead and manage a team of IT security professionals in daily security operations and project implementation, including training and mentoring.
  • Conduct risk assessments and vulnerability scanning to identify and prioritise security risks, and develop mitigation strategies to address them.
  • Manage incident response, including investigation of security breaches and implementation of corrective actions to minimize impact of incidents.
  • Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the effectiveness of security controls, and continuously implement improvement processes.
  • Prepare write-ups/papers/presentation materials for management reporting on status of IT security initiatives, key metrics, and emerging threats.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, and implement robust security measures to protect Bank’s data and infrastructure assets.
  • Assess and improve the Bank’s security posture through proactive security measures, process enhancements and technology upgrade.

Requirements:

  • A recognised Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT security roles, with a proven track record of implementing and managing security solutions in a complex IT environment
  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity principles and best practices with hands-on experience with security tools e.g. firewalls, intrusion prevention system, anti-virus, web application firewall, SIEM, endpoint protection, vulnerability assessment, etc
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to assess complex security issues and recommend effective solutions
  • Proven ability to lead and manage a team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), CREST / OSCP Certifications, or other specific security solutions certification will be an added advantage
ABOUT COMPANY
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Retail Banking

In 1966, the late Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow founded Public Bank with the vision of growing Public Bank to be a ‘bank for the public’ serving the banking needs of the people. Public Bank continues to stand tall after 56 years, drawing its strength from stability in leadership, sound financial management, astute business acumen, professionalism and service excellence.

Today, Public Bank is the third largest bank in Malaysia with an asset size of RM493.26 billion and holds a 56 years track record of unbroken profitability. Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, the Bank is the second largest company on Bursa Malaysia with a market capitalization of RM83.85 billion as at the end of 2022.

Public Bank remains committed towards sustaining its footprint on corporate excellence and to this end, it has embarked on a digital transformation journey as the way forward, to meet the future needs and expectations of stakeholders, focusing on taking its performance to the next level.

In each phase of the Bank’s journey, the Bank has communicated its goals and strategies to its people to establish and reinforce a common culture that solidifies its corporate identity and the PB Brand. The Bank’s seamless teamwork across business lines has also always been a key factor in its success. The Bank therefore treasures its human capital and its human capital strategy has thus been crafted to not only attract the desired talents but also to retain and develop these talents to their greatest potential.

As one of the largest banking players in South East Asia, Public Bank has expanded its banking business in Malaysia and across the region, including Hong Kong, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Sri Lanka. The Public Bank Group comprises a wide network of 264 branches in Malaysia and 150 overseas branches with a total staff force of over 19,000 employees reaching out to more than 10 million customers.

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