IT Security Operation Lead

IT Security Operation Lead

CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd
5-13 years
8000 - 10000 MYR

Job Description

Responsibilities :
  • Lead and manage the IT Security Operations team.
  • Manage all IT security operations at CTOS.
  • Ensure information security strategies, plan and action plan are implemented to meet CTOS information security requirements.
  • Propose continuous improvement processes to ensure quality and relevance of information security practices.
  • Prepare IT security reports as per CTOS information security requirement.
  • Defining and continuous improvement of IT security controls according to enterprise and technology risks.
  • Develop and implement IT security procedures for IT security systems managed by the IT security operations team.
  • Help implement security controls on IT systems maintained / managed by other teams/departments.
  • Operate and manage IT security technologies such as EDR, DLP, PAM, IAM, CASB.
  • Provide guidance to the IT Team on security aspects of the IT systems and applications operated/managed by them.
  • Perform compliance checks across enterprise information assets.
  • Ensure that procedures to promptly detect, investigate, report and resolve IT security incidents within CTOS are practiced.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to track current IT security related issues and help implement measures/ solutions to mitigate issues identified.
  • Mentor IT Teams on IT security practices and issues.
  • Perform information risk assessment on IT infrastructure including servers, applications and network security devices on a periodic basis.
  • Monitor remediation status of all identified IT Security issues as per approved schedule and ensure timely escalation of high risk threat to Head of IT Operations and Head of IT Security.
  • Evaluate and recommend IT security technologies and controls.
  • Define, establish and continuously gather IT security metrics for reporting.
  • Manage and drive IT security projects.
  • Providing independent views to Head of IT Operations and/or Head of IT Security on third party assessments, where necessary.

Requirements :
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent with specialization in Computer Science / IT Security.
  • Total work experience of more than 6 years.
  • With security experience
  • Understanding of security frameworks such as ISO27001, NIST and BNM RMIT is desirable.
  • Understanding of MITRE ATT&CK framework, and it’s application in mitigating attack surface against adversaries’ Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs)
  • In depth knowledge or subject matter expert (SME) across multiple information security domains
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams of different disciplines across enterprise

  • ITIL
  • Minimum one of the following:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), GIAC, EC-Council or equivalent


  • IT security operations.
  • Configuration and management of IT security technologies.
  • IT operations.
  • IT forensic investigations (desirable).
  • Experience of 5 years or more.

Established in 1990, CTOS is Malaysia’s leading Credit Reporting Agency (CRA) under the purview of the Registrar Office of Credit Reporting Agencies, Ministry of Finance and regulated under the Credit Reporting Agencies Act 2010.

At CTOS, we facilitate credit extensions by empowering individuals and businesses with access to crucial information at greater ease and speed. We deliver a complete portfolio of credit risk management solutions and services and are widely used by the country’s banking and financial institutions, insurance and telecommunication companies, large corporations, SMEs, legal firms and statutory bodies.

We are aggressively expanding our business, and looking for dynamic, driven and motivated individuals to join our team.

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