Welab Bank Limited

Senior Cyber Security Manager / Cyber Security Manager (Virtual Bank)

Welab Bank Limited
Posted on 12-Apr-21

Senior Cyber Security Manager / Cyber Security Manager (Virtual Bank)

Welab Bank Limited

Job Highlights

  • Management of the bank's cyber security team
  • Accountable for the technical security controls
  • Manage cyber and data security risks

Job Description

WeLab operates WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tianmian Lab (天冕) in Mainland China and a fintech joint venture AWDA in Indonesia. WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

As the only homegrown Hong Kong fintech to receive a virtual banking license, we aim to reinvent and redefine the banking experience by building a bank we love.

We are an energetic and passionate team that can deliver and execute. We are looking for other intellectually curious, open-minded and smart-working individuals who are just as passionate as we are about making financial services enjoyable. Now you have the opportunity to join us on our journey to achieve our vision and be part of building a better financial future for everyone.

About you:

  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role

  • Management of the bank’s first line cyber security team
  • Accountable for the management, operational, and technical security controls
  • Manage the implementation information security technologies, policies, and procedures
  • Manage cyber and data security risks, controls, and defence
  • Accountable for the proper implementation and operations of IT security systems including as endpoints detection and response, password management, data loss prevention, security products, cloud protection and security monitoring products
  • Continuous improvement of security protection systems, security management, and internal security processes
  • Perform security compliance work
  • Manage inspections and safety audits of business systems and internal office environments
  • Perform employee security awareness training
  • Ensure internal and external network attacks, phishing, virus infections, intrusion prevention and other security behaviours or events are properly handled
  • Ensure processing of warnings or emergency security events are handled in a timely and effective manner

What is required and what we’re looking for

  • 12+ years information security and cyber security experience
  • Proven track record in a cyber security role, understanding of the business, threat, and regulatory requirements
  • Experience with OWSAP top10 and DDOS attack techniques and protection
  • Experience with cybersecurity including offense and defence, and vulnerability protection
  • Experience with one or more public cloud security products
  • Experience with TCP/IP principles
  • Strong experience with Windows and Linux related to security
  • Knowledge of a broad range of cyber security topics e.g. governance, identity and access management, supply chain risks, security operations, incident management etc.
  • Knowledge of AWS, Google Cloud
  • Good understanding of network design, routing, security
  • Good work ethics
  • Recognized cyber security qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CCSP, TOGAF, GIAC etc.)
  • Fluent Cantonese and English
  • Self-motivated, excited to learn

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • Financial Times (FT) 2020 Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies – #2 ranked company
  • 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 List – #11, only company included from Hong Kong and just one of five from Asia

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate.  If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please apply with resume via the "Apply" button.

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.

Additional Information

Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

WeLab is a leading fintech company in Asia with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong. WeLab provides financial services by creating seamless digital experiences to over 36 million customers across Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Indonesia.

Using its proprietary risk management technology and advanced AI capabilities, WeLab effectively analyzes unstructured mobile big data within seconds to provide innovative financial services and offer consumer financing solutions for individual customers. The company also offers B2B enterprise solutions by partnering with traditional financial institutions, which utilize WeLab’s technology to offer fintech-enabled services to their customers. WeLab operates WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tianmian Lab (天冕) in Mainland China and a fintech joint venture AWDA in Indonesia.

WeLab’s investors include Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, CK Hutchison’s TOM Group, International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group), Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Sequoia Capital and ING Bank.

Additional Company Information

Financial Services
Benefits & Others
Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week