Senior Security Engineer

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR10,000 - MYR12,000 per month (MYR120,000 - MYR144,000 per year) Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Join an innovative pioneer in Malaysian Fintech
  • Be exposed to all the latest technological updates in the payment space

About Our Client

This organization is one that revolutionized the way we make payments and move funds around in our daily lives. Starting from a mere payment tool, they have now upscaled to one of the largest fintech organizations in Malaysia.

Job Description

  • Lead security operations reporting to Head of IT Security.
  • Design, implement, and maintain robust security architectures aligned with industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure system, network, and data security.
  • Evaluate new technologies to enhance security posture.
  • Conduct risk assessments and mitigate security threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Manage and maintain security technologies like firewalls, intrusion detection systems, antivirus solutions, etc.
  • Configure and optimize security tools for threat prevention and detection.
  • Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and procedures for compliance.
  • Streamline and standardize endpoint protection and host hardening.
  • Conduct security awareness training programs for employees.
  • Lead security-related projects ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery.
  • Stay updated on emerging cloud security trends and technologies, providing recommendations for improvement.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field; IT security degree preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience in cloud security, cybersecurity, or information security.
  • Proficiency with security technologies/tools like web proxy, zero trust network access, XDR, antimalware, VPN, etc.
  • Proven track record in leading and managing security projects.
  • Strong knowledge of industry-standard security frameworks and compliance standards.
  • Experience with specific security tools: Zscaler Internet Access, Zscaler Private Access, Crowdstrike Falcon, Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Defender, on-premise firewall, IDS/IPS.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CCSP, CISSP, AWS, or Alibaba certifications.

What's on Offer

  • Join an innovative pioneer in Malaysian Fintech
  • Be exposed to all the latest technological updates in the payment space
Prassath Jayakumar
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Phone number
+60 3 2302 4090

Job summary

What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type
Consultant name
Prassath Jayakumar
Consultant contact
+60 3 2302 4090
Job Reference
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.