AVP, Firewall Engineer, Technology Services, Technology and Operations

DBS Bank Ltd | Date Posted: 31-May-2018
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Job Description

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.

Working as part of Firewall Team, the firewall engineer will be required to perform project management and support BAU operations.

Responsibilities
  • Administration and management (technical operations) of firewall infrastructure
  • Evaluate and upgrade firewall hardware and/or firmware
  • Coordinate with vendor, deploy, configure and manage Firewall devices according to system engineering design.
  • Coordinate with information security governance team to align IT infrastructure with established standards.
  • Ensures system compliance with all established information security policies
  • Perform period health check and tuning of firewall devices. 
  • Performs technical assessment of any non-well defined or complex firewall change requests prior to implementation.
  • Performs regular review of firewall rulebases and recommend necessary optimization actions
  • Assists Level 1 Support Engineers during problem determination and resolution whenever necessary.
  • Planning and recommending overall improvements in firewall management
  • Device Access management
  • Advanced troubleshooting production problems with RCA and fault diagnosis
  • Performance and historical trend analysis
  • Implements changes to firewall infrastructure hardware in order to correct errors or enhance functionality
  • Develops processes for improving operational efficiencies, as well as identifies/implements automation tools for existing manual processes.
  • Prepares technical reports, memoranda, and instructional manuals as documentation of network design and operational requirements.
  • Ready to work on roster including public holidays


Requirements
  • Minimum 4 years firewall operations and/or management role
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • Certification : CCSA, CCSE, JNCIA-FWV, JNCIA-SEC, JNCIS-SEC (Preferred but not mandatory CISSP, CISM, ITIL Foundation)
  • Palo Alto, Checkpoint Firewalls, Juniper Netscreen / SRX Firewalls, VPN Technologies, DNS, NTP, 2 Factor Authentication technologies. 
  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communications in English skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team player.


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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.