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IT Security Specialist (Cloud Security Specialist) - Contract

Agency: Housing and Development Board
Job no.: 553455
Work type: Contract, Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Engineering, InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications

We provide affordable homes of quality and value. We create vibrant and sustainable towns. We promote the building of active and cohesive communities. We inspire and enable all staff to give their best.

As an IT Security Specialist, you will be part of the multi-disciplinary team working on HDB’s adoption of Cloud Transformation and you will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Cloud security risk management, consultation, and implementation and maintenance of Cloud security policies, systems, and resources, including but not limited to security risk assessment, data loss prevention, threat detection and vulnerability remediation.
  • Creating, maintain and implementing cloud security guidelines to improve the overall security posture.
  • Developing security monitoring use cases for monitoring various security events through incident management/ SIEM solution.
  • Researching new/trending Cloud security technologies and implement necessary measures to meet policy requirements and improve the security posture of the organization’s public cloud infrastructure.
  • Carry out investigation and respond to security events/incidents.

You are also required to:

  • Keep abreast of the latest industry ICT security practices and technologies as well as emerging threats and vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate controls for implementation to improve the enterprise Cloud security posture.
  • Lead and/or participate in the adoption of new technological advances and best practices in Cloud security systems to mitigate security risks



  • Experience in building complex solutions within AWS and experience with architecting AWS production workloads for Business and IT operations, across a hybrid cloud environment.
  • Demonstratable Cloud architecture experience, specifically Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Professional or specialist level certification with deep understanding of security, service limits & optimization. Microsoft Azure and/or Google cloud certifications would also be desirable.
  • Strong experience with Virtualisation, Kubernetes, Linux, environments including Storage and Networking.
  • Experience with continuous delivery and continuous integration development (CI/CD) environment security.
  • Knowledge and experience with securing Containers and Serverless Architecture.
  • Deep understanding of cloud ecosystem including Cloud Computing Technologies, business drivers and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies and trends.
  • Experience working under Agile methodology
  • Working experience in securing cloud resources in a multi-cloud environment.
  • Experience in migrating cloud projects between cloud service providers would be advantageous.

Candidate also need to:

  • Work beyond business hours including weekend when necessary
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and have good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with good attention to detail
  • Have good command of written and oral English


Successful candidates will be offered a 1+1 year contract.

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted for the position within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.

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