Platform Engineer

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
• Banking/Accounting/Financial Services • IT/Computers - Software
Other - Malaysia
Years of Experience
7 - 14 years
• IT • Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
Posted On
20th May 2019
Platform,ATOS,Active Directory,Cloud,Vmware,IMAP

Job Description:

Role: Platform Engineer

Location: KL Malaysia

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Finalize the server’s inventory details.

Install agents to Test environments and kick start the testing with Apps/Infra team

Obtain Apps/Infra team Signoff to get CRs Approved.

Coordinate with Apps/Infra team to finalize release plan and produce a week by week deployment list of servers.

Raise the CRs in monthly "batches" – coordinate with Apps/Infra team on detail schedule & "green" windows.

Coordinate with teams (ATOS, ISO/UMS, PSS) to get the CRs approved.

Attend Pre-CAB/CAB, chase all Approvers and get CRs approved.

Agents deployment (via UMS/BladeLogic or manual) – Change verification and signoff

Assist GIS M&R team to onboard/baseline the logs/alerts.

Track all issues and coordinate with ATOS, ISO, DBA, PSS teams for issue resolution or info clarification.

Obtain Final Signoff from Apps/Infra team to confirm all related servers are installed with agents.

Provide regular updates on progress – create a tracker and dashboard.

Undertake any additional activities (such as ARK migration) as directed

Qualifications & Skills:

A sound grasp of basic Information Security principles.

Knowledge of security related standards such as ISO27k, Common Criteria, MAS TRM, PCI-DSS

Track record in designing and delivering security related solutions.

A basic understanding of information risk management practices.

Experience in defining corporate technology standards

Expert level experience in at least one or more of the following, with some level of experience or knowledge in most


5+ years hands-on experience in Unix/Linux/Windows engineering and system administration.

Excellent understanding of Unix/Linux/Windows security and hardening practices.

Knowledge or either Unix/Linux/Windows scripting languages.

Active Directory

5+ years hands-on experience in Active Directory engineering and system administration.

Excellent understanding of how Active Directory works past the GUI interface

VA & Malware

Ability to assess, reverse engineer or dissect vulnerabilities and malware

Knowledge of machine language, ability to disassemble and analyse binary code


5+ years hand-on experience in Database management and engineering.

Familiar with at least 2 major database flavours.

Good understanding of Hadoop and Big Data.

Prior experience with Database Activity Monitoring solutions

Cloud & Virtualisation

Engineering level experience with VMWare’s virtualisation technologies.

Good knowledge and understanding of cloud technologies with the ability to perform technical security assessments as well as deploy solutions into a cloud service.


5+ years hands-on experience with Microsoft Exchange and OCS/Lync

Good knowledge of messaging related protocols such as SMTP, IMAP, MAPI, EAS.

Good understanding of e-mail related Malware defences and Antispam technologies

Security Monitoring


About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.