senior information security architect in Kuala Lumpur

zen teng, randstad
job type
RM 10,000 - RM 15,500 per month

job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
information technology
job type
working hours
RM 10,000 - RM 15,500 per month
8 years
reference number
zen teng, randstad
017 500 6907
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job description

about the company

Your future employer is a major player in the banking sector with a presence in 20 countries spanning 3 continents. It has well established processes and is well structured.

about the job

As a Senior Information Security Architect, you will strategically develop the security roadmap and plan against emrging cyber threats to the organisation. You will be the subject matter expert for all things related to security architecture and infrastructure. Working closely with the project team, you will plan and implement exciting security projects in the pipeline. You will identify gaps in the current security set-up and close them.

job description

  • Security Architecture
    • Develop security architecture blueprint and roadmap to mitigate emerging threats as well as plan budget
    • Draw and maintain architecture diagrams
    • Coordinate POC and RPF to identify and implement solutions that balances business requirements with security requirements
    • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures based on security frameworks like NIST/C2M2/Mitre
    • Review IT projects and business requirements from security perspective
    • Work closely with project team to deliver security projects
    • Identify solutions to automate key BAU functions
  • Security Engineering
    • Work with vendors to support and maintain security tools (e.g. IPS, SIEM, VA scan, DLP, AV, ATP) that covers upgrade, obsolescence management, DR and BCP
    • To perform periodic review and enhance security controls configuration
    • To submit compliance evidence to governance, risk & compliance, auditor and regulators.
    • To coordinate with various parties to drive security initiatives and exercises
  • Assist with security investigation/incidents and operations


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years of related working experience. Industry certifications will be a plus e.g. CISSP, CEH, CISM and CISA, TOGAF, IASA, CCIE, CCNA
  • Knowledge and experience in network security and architecture principles are essential
  • Highly result oriented, analytical thinking and can work independently.
  • Good analytical, technical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior hand-on exposure with various security tools (Firewall, IPS, SIEM, VA scan, DLP, AV, ATP, forensic)
  • Technical exposure in some of the following key areas;
  • offensive, defensive, defense-in-depth methodologies and technology
  • network concepts (LAN/WAN/Proxy/DNS/Wireless/VPN), encryption/authentication fundamentals (PKI), access management (AD, PAM), Infrastructure and Application Security, middleware Security, Database Security, Cloud security, Vulnerability Management, hardening
  • Understanding on regulatory requirements such as BNM RMIT, Paynet, MAS, PCI-DSS is a plus
  • Experience managing a team and good leadership skillset is a plus

The exposure to new and advanced threats, the chance to work with industry veterans and the name of the brand you represent makes this company an excellent choice for your next career move.

If you you want to challenge yourself and grow your career, click the appropriate link to apply. Alternatively, you may send your latest CV to or just reach out for a confidential chat.

Note: This role is open to Malaysian Citizens only. Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Zen Sebastian Teng

recruitment consultant


security architecture, blueprint, roadmap, network security, security engineering, budgeting, project management



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree