Associate Director, Security Architecture and Risk Assessment (API/Cloud/AI)

Date: 12 May 2024

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, our mission is to Empower Every Generation. We are dedicated to fostering an equitable and forward-thinking work environment where our employees experience a strong sense of Belonging, to make meaningful Impact and Grow both personally and professionally. By joining Singtel, you will be part of a caring, inclusive and diverse workforce that creates positive impact and a sustainable future for all.



Be a Part of Something BIG!


We create great technology that can change the future, and we're looking for people to be part of our digital and 5G journey. If you like to work in a dynamic, leading communications technology group to deliver innovations and excellence across the region, come join our digital, software engineering, data and cyber security teams!


Apply now, and ignite our digital future together.


Make an Impact by


  • Security Architect is expected to lead solutioning partnerships with E level stakeholders from IT and business to define and deliver API, Cloud and new emerging security reference architectures and solutions.
  • Security architect will mentor security risk assessment team, promote threat modelling activities and implement secure by design principles while driving the Infosec left shift priority in technically complex initiatives.
  • He/She will keep abreast of the information security trends, security breaches in Telecom and Non-Telecom industries, industry standards (e.g., NIST, CIS etc.), new emerging technology skills and improve security maturity within Singtel IT, Enterprise Business, Consumer Business and rest of the technology divisions.
  • Lead development of Security Reference Architectures, Design Patterns, frameworks, and guardrails.
  • Manage complex technical security reviews and security architecting with multiple stakeholders and dependencies.
  • Front complicated technical discussions in API security, Cloud and other Emerging Technology domains with senior stakeholders in Singtel IT, Group Enterprise Architects, Consumer and Enterprise business and pursue risk buy down for new and existing systems.
  • Mentor Security risk assessors and drive structured threat modelling activities within SDLC lifecycle for key projects.
  • Lead information security representation in forums such as Group Architecture Review Board, Solution Review board, change management boards, etc.
  • Partner with group risk and influence changes to the security standards, policies and processes.


Skills for Success 


  • Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or its equivalent.
  • 8+ years of minimum work experience in Information Security covering domains such as security architecture and information security risk assessments.
  • Experience in one of more technology domains API security, Cloud security, Gen AI.
  • Experienced in performing Threat Modelling and security architecture reviews.
  • Experienced in Security by Design principles, Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as NIST, CIS, PCI etc.
  • One or more Industry security Certifications such as GIAC, CISSP, CISM, CCSP, AWS, Microsoft Azure preferred.
  • Capable of working independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong Stakeholder Management
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple complex project security engagements simultaneously.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


Rewards that Go Beyond  

  • Flexi work arrangements  
  • Full suite of health and wellness benefits   
  • Ongoing training and development programs   
  • Internal mobility opportunities


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