Security Operations Analyst, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Business Unit: Technology

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

Security Operations Analyst, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Team

A highly motivated team of security professionals delivering cyber, cyber security operations and information security risk activities globally.  This is a relatively new team therefore this Security Operations Analyst Role is critical in the identification of threats to GBG


The Role

The security operations analyst is responsible for supporting the Sec Ops Manager and overseeing GBG Security Operations activity.


What you’ll do

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions, and the development of new cyber-attacked and threat vectors
  • Monitor the security operations centre, review and analyse logs, interpret the implications of problem activity, and prepare regular detailed analysis and management reports with recommendations for improvement
  • You will have a responsibility for the identification, investigation, and resolution of security breaches
  • Support day to day vulnerability scanning, security testing, threat monitoring, data loss and leakage prevention, security event monitoring, incident management, security forensics, crisis simulation exercises and security research
  • Provide regular statistics and information to support service and management reviews
  • To support the upkeep of security risk register, identification of incident themes and areas for improvement
  • To ensure working processes align to ISO27001, company policy and regulatory demands
  • Create high trust working relationships with peers and interested parties both inside and external to the company


To be successful, we’re looking for


  • Experience in security management/monitoring
  • Hands on experience and thorough understanding of security event analysis and relevance in production environments
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure networks, databases and systems
  • Knowledge of latest threat trends and security landscape
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to enable effective security incident and problem resolution
  • Good team-oriented interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in one of the following:
    • Network operations or engineering
    • System administration on Unix, Linux, or Windows
    • Malware analysis
    • Offensive security (penetration testing/vulnerability scanning)
    • Advanced incident handling
    • Scripting and automation
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • General technical skills, includes TCP/IP knowledge, networking and security product experience
  • Willingness to acquire in-depth knowledge of network- and host security technologies and products (such as firewalls, network IDS, scanners) and continuously improve these skills
  • Experience of User Entity Behaviour Analytics (EUBA) services, such as Darktrace and security threat intelligence services like Digital Shadows or comparable equivalent


  • Someone who is passionate about cyber security operations and a desire to continuously learn and use new technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to communicate effectively
  • A high degree of confidentiality and integrity needed for this role
  • Build relationships with all staff to promote security throughout the business
  • Attention to detail is required


  • Hold at least one of the following: CISM, CISSP, CISA
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