DBS Bank Ltd

VP / AVP, Cyber IT Auditor, Group Audit

DBS Bank Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
21 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
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Group Audit helps the Board and Executive Management meet the strategic and operational objectives of the DBS Group. We conduct independent checks to ensure that the Group's risk and control processes are adequate and effective. All our team members are highly sought-after professionals who work as trusted advisors to our clients, in all matters related to a company's internal controls.

Job Purpose

DBS Group IT Audit is setting the standard to audit the future of banking technology. Our 3-function IT audit team consists of Digital & Banking Technology, IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security. This position is responsible for end to end audits, track audit issue closure, validate control effectiveness post remediation, continuous monitoring of the IT landscape. This position will also support the audit function in continuous auditing activities to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the IT audit function. As Singapore is the Head Office to DBS Group, some travelling can be expected (10% to 15%) in this role.

Key Accountabilities

Cybersecurity audit work includes review of cyber security controls across IT Infrastructure and Application. As Cyber security expert, you will have responsibilities in assessing and monitoring the effectiveness and adequacy of the Bank's cyber defence control measures and operation processes.

You should have practical hands-on experience in performing independent security assessment to IT infrastructure and application. You need to demonstrate strong understanding of the cyber security controls, operations and be well-versed in the areas of application security.

You will interpret cyber security vulnerabilities and provide recommendations according to industry security best practices. Knowledge of cyber-related government regulations (MAS, CSA, HKMA, RBI, FSI, etc) and compliance will be an advantage.


  • Lead and/or undertake audit projects to provide reliable and independent assurance
  • Identify and assess potential risks in accordance with current regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Establish and build relationships with senior stakeholders to educate the business in the control framework and influence business processes
  • Define and develop Continuous Auditing requirements


Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in Information Technology

Professional Certification - CISA, CISSP

1. Technical Knowledge

Digital Banking delivery channel adoption:

• Internet, web hosting, mobile, Wi-Fi

• Multi-channel distribution

Mobile application development

Cloud Security

Cyber Security

• Malwares, attacks & defences

• Biometrics

• Security operations & surveillance

• Vulnerability Assessment / Penetration Testing

• Source code review

Infrastructure security & processes

• Network devices (e.g. firewalls, switches and routers)

• System & database platforms (e.g. Wintel, Unix, Mainframe, Oracle, MS SQL)

• IT processes (e.g. Data Centre Operations, Change Management, Incident Management)

Authentication & Authorisation Controls

• Multi-factor authentication

• Biometric technology

2. Business Analyst Skills

Banking product domain knowledge acquisition;

• Treasury and Markets, Securities, Finance, Risk Management and Islamic Banking

• Institutional Banking and Global Transactions Services

• Consumer Banking and Wealth Management

User requirements understanding

Application release functionalities validation

Security / control design assessment

Regulatory compliance

Data Analytics

Risk assessment particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness

3. Development Approach

Agile project management

Rapid release management

Programming standards

Mobile application development

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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.

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