Associate Director, IT Security - Banking

Job Title: Associate Director, IT Security - Banking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 44151_1598869078
Contact Name: Lucas Wu
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2020 18:17

Job Description

Our client

Our client is a leading financial institutional with a significant presence in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific. Over the years, they have established a dominant market position in the FS industry. Due to the business expansion, a Associate Director, IT Security - Banking is needed to join their growing team.


  • Support and oversee the 1st line of defense function of IT Security operations for the Bank.
  • Assist 2nd line on the development, implementation and maintenance of the bank's cyber security control framework.
  • Supervise day to day IT security operations including user access management, security monitoring, cyber threat intelligence collection, analysis, investigation, escalation and reporting, etc.
  • Support and maintain IT Security systems covering Anti-DDoS, Anti-Malware, IPS, PAM, and DBF, etc.
  • Conduct IT security control assessment/review on new technology projects, system upgrade, or incident follow up.
  • Develop and maintain information security documents, guidelines and control baselines, etc.
  • Coordinate for internal/external audit and risk assessment, etc.
  • Contribute on BCP plan and design, supervise and manage the execution of drill exercises, etc.
  • Perform other IT Security related duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Degree holder in Information Technology, Computer Science or related disciplines.
  • At least 8 year working experience in information security gained from bank or FI.
  • Extensive knowledge of network technologies, TCP/IP, network security, cyber security, privileged identity management and various encryption methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience in security solutions such as: Firewall, NIPS/NIDS, WAF, Anti-malware, PAM, etc.
  • Solid experience in IT security audit or compliance (such as security risk assessment and security audit, C-RAF).
  • Holding valid certification in IT security management is preferable (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, ITIL v3, or equivalent).
  • Understanding of technology risk frameworks (i.e. HKMA TM-G-1, C-RAF, SWIFT CSP) is a plus.

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