Posted on: 2018-05-17

Job type: Permanent

Sector: IT

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IT Applications, Architectural Designs, Financial Services

IT Applications and Security Architect - (3-4 yrs in this domain and capable of speaking Mandarin to Chinese speaking clientele)

Client is a reputable Financial Technology Organisation seeking to hire for this permanent position to be based in Singapore.

This personnel would be responsible for developing and research infrastructure & DevOps architecture and modelling them to support the business;

* Assessing current state of architecture or technologies and identify solutions to design best practices to achieve target state;
* Develop and present architectural roadmaps and landscapes to stakeholders and gather management consensus;
* Administer enterprise architectural principles - reusability, modularity, loose coupling, ease of use and security with high quality application performance, availability, scalability, and integrity;
* Review application design and deliverables, leading work sessions and deliverable presentations with business stakeholders;
* Introduce a digital working experience for information management staff and hold regular technology sharing sessions to share the latest breed of technologies in the market;
* As part of the architecture and technology governance team to ensure application, data and security requirements to aligned to enterprise policies and standards.
* Define the application architecture, principles, controls and processes from several viewpoints, to support business, application, data, technology strategic analysis and decision making
* Assessment of current and target states of the architecture to align with strategic or tactical objectives and to develop recommendations to close the gaps
* Present roadmaps architecture perspectives of data security, application security, platform security, identify access management, open source standards to senior stakeholders
* Leveraging existing security policies and regulatory requirements eg: MAS technology risk management, confidentiality of customer information or cloud computing guidelines, to enhance security practices
* Ensuring adherence to risk management framework including application security, and vulnerability assessment process with open source risk assessment procedures, in accordance to financial institutions risk appetite
* Perform internal security review of applications, data and infrastructure for both existing development procedures and agile delivery, with the new toolsets

Job Requirements:

* Must be able to speak Mandarin to Chinese speaking clients
* university degree or Masters in Information Technology, Computer Science, Manage Information Science or equivalent
* Minimum of 3 years IT experience and 2 years in security architecture, roadmaps and relevant tools
* Including 2 years in implementing security frameworks and checklists eg: TOGAF/SABSA, NIST, COBIT
* Experienced in SIEM, IAM, Logging, Monitoring, PAM tools eg: Symantec, Forcepoint, CyberArk and Sonatype
* Familiar with Endpoint, Cloud, CASB, Web, Container, Network security, Insider's threat, Vulnerability management and Managed detection
* Worked with Agile, DevOps, Security Analytics, Microservices, Open API on Hybrid Cloud
* Proficient in handling complex technical security concepts, latest security tools and technologies and strong risk management understanding
* Excellent in working effectively in a multi-tasking environment, ability to prioritize competing tasks
* Fluency and efficiency in creating technical architecture documentation, presentations and stakeholder pitches

o Solid understanding of development using technology governance frameworks

o Strong knowledge in Financial sector technologies, products and services.

o Strong Knowledge of IT security, Risk Management and Security Controls

o Understanding of MAS, JFSA or APAC countries regulators' technology risk guidelines or mandates would be valuable.

o Deep Knowledge in IT architecture knowledge across various technology infrastructure layers

o Experience in IT architecture, system design and analysis, service oriented architectures (SOA) or message orientated middle-ware/web services

o Knowledge of industry technology trendsStrong experience in multi-tiered, distributed application and service architectures

o Proven ability to work well in a challenging environment, with ability to multitask whilst delivering high quality solutions

o Team oriented and team player, ability to function independently

* good to have TOGAF Certified; VMware / Citrix / CCNA Certified; AWS or Azure certifications.

Thank you and look forward to your fast application.

Grace Tham
Associate Director
Hudson SG
Employment Agency Licence No.: 03C4590
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