Information Security Specialist

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 51564 

Location: Singapore,  



“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones



Role Summary: Reporting into the Head of Information Security, APAC, the Information Security Specialist will be a core member of the Information Security team in region, focused on technical enablement of regional strategic initiatives while alleviating enterprise cyber risk


As the technical security subject matter expert in region, the Information Security Specialist will ensure that platform security and proactive risk reduction is facilitated across enterprise platforms with the regional governance team, technology engineering, operations, and architecture, while maintaining adherence to local regulatory standards across Capital’s operating locales in APAC.


The incumbent will also collaborate closely with cross-functional teams in our Information Technology Group (ITG), Global Risk Management, and Business Groups in addition to external partners and vendors, to ensure that platform and technology security and standards aligns with industry standard frameworks and best practices.


Primary responsibilities/essential functions

  • Principal security technologist in region, working closely with information security officers and functional teams to optimize platforms and system security in region
  • Subject matter expertise in threat modeling and platform/infrastructure security, identifying and mitigating risks with global security functions for core enterprise platforms and applications
  • Controls validation: The incumbent will work closely with technology risk in support of controls validation initiatives
  • Support global architectural and engineering teams on identifying best in class security solutions to help alleviate enterprise platform risk
  • Facilitate and optimize delivery of security tools and controls into the region
  • Continued optimization of enterprise policies and standards to enhance systems security and resiliency
  • Heavily vested in technology/security controls options out on market, in support for continuous enhancements of our technology security controls stacks

Core requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related technical degree
  • A leader in information security/techology with at least 15 years of experience (Preferably in the financial services industry, in the domains of infrastructure security/solutions architecture or security engineering 
    • You have successfully led engineering teams who provide oversight and assurance of security/platform controls, defined and develop security requirements and policy in line with platform security initiatives.
  • Critical eye towards identification of technology risks, with the ability to develop controls and solutions for remediation
  • Strong proficiencies in Cloud/SDDC/Virtualisation/Container technologies
  • You are highly knowledgeable of both internal and external business environments in order to ensure information systems are maintained in a fully functional and secure mode, and are compliant with legal, regulatory, and contractual obligations  


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At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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