[MAS] Assistant Director / Deputy Director (Cyber Security)

  • Job category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Contract type

Job Description


Security Engineering, Architecture & Delivery

  • Strategic planning for IT security investments and technology adoption to maximize effectiveness of IT security controls against rapidly evolving threats
  • Develop and maintain common standards, methodologies and best practices for security management to ensure IT systems are designed with due considerations for security
  • Provide consultancy and advice on IT security architecture and design considerations to IT project teams
  • Lead in the design and implementation of IT security platforms and their associated software which may include access control solutions, identity and access management platforms, data protection technologies, anti-malware, vulnerability management, security monitoring and compliance tools
  • Perform security review of IT systems
  • Ensure security best practices and compliance standards are implemented on servers and end-points
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on cyber security issues to keep everyone abreast of expectations, project/issue status and completion
  • Track and analyze IT security metrics for optimal effectiveness and benchmarking
  • Participate in various internal, external and international forums on cyber security

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting


  • Background in Engineering or Computer Science

  • 8 or more years of working experience in IT Security

  • Relevant certifications in networking or cyber security, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA preferred

  • Experience with DevSecOps methodologies and processes preferred

  • Experience in security architecture of cloud native applications preferred

  • Experience with secure coding best practices

  • Understanding of CI/CD tools

  • Experience in code and image vulnerability scanning preferred

  • Experience with compliance scanning and remediation

  • Experience with automation in Ansible/Puppet/Chef preferred


Closing on 14 May 2021

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