IT Security Engineer

Job Categories: Technology and Security
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bangsar


The IT Security Engineer must be a detail-oriented, proficient with security technologies and cloud environments, and who flourishes in a fast-moving and at times, high-pressure environments. We expect the IT Security Engineer to work with numerous business stakeholders, software developers and other technical staff. His/her responsibilities include upgrading and improving security environments, and providing technical support and training for users.

The IT Security Engineer should have good communication and collaboration skills, excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time-management skills, and familiar with data privacy and protection regulations. The IT Security Engineer must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the security infrastructure needs of multiple stakeholders, processes, products and systems.

The IT Security Engineer reports to the Head of IT Security and Infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Configuring and maintaining AWS security applications
  • Configuring and maintaining Cloudflare security applications
  • Monitoring these operating environments
  • Responding effectively and speedily to any problems
  • Ensuring operating environments stay safe and secure
  • Updating any security software and hardware where necessary
  • Keep Kapital DX data separated and secure with appropriate role-based access controls
  • Documenting all reported security events and actions taken in response
  • Providing training and support
  • Liaising with the SOC – first primary contact with the SOC when security incidents occur
  • Management of security incidents until their resolution and completion of the root-cause analysis report


  • AWS security management for services such as IAM and Cognito
  • AWS security management for key services such as CloudHSM, Key Management System, Secrets Manager
  • Cloudflare security management
  • AWS IAM and Cognito configuration and management
  • AWS KMS and Secrets Manager configuration and management
  • AWS CloudHSM configuration and management
  • Cloudflare DDoS and WAF configuration and management


  • 5 years and above experience in security engineer
  • Experience in financial services (banking and/or capital markets) is an added advantage


  • BSc. or MSc. in Computer Science, or equivalent

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