Information Security Specialist

Job Level:  Professional


Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AllianzGI GmbH /HK Branch
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  31603

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfillment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now as an Information Security Specialist (f/m/d) in Hong Kong within our global Information Security team and reporting to the Head of Information Security. In this role, you will be responsible for regional as well as global processes and contribute to the maturing of our Security organization with a focus on Security Architecture.


In line with the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape, Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) is continuing to invest in our Information Security capabilities. As part of this, we are looking to recruit an Information Security Specialist to support our Security Architecture capability in this complex but exciting environment.





What you do:

The position requires experience across Information Security processes, security architectures and technologies. Responsibilities include:

  • Support the continuous development and improvement of our global Information Security programme (including frameworks, processes, and tool sets).

  • Identification and management of application and infrastructure security risks by serving as security point of contact during project and demand processes.
  • Advisory on and review of IT architectures to reduce our attack surface based on best-practises, regulatory and additional internal requirements.

  • Identification and support of global, regional and local business needs as well as objectives with a particular emphasis on end-to-end process coverage. This includes aspects of threat modelling to identify our greatest risks and support our business partners in protecting our information assets.
  • Support innovation initiatives as Security subject matter expert.

  • Work closely with a distributed team of Information Security and Cybersecurity professionals in Asia and Europe.


What you bring:

You have a keen interest in Information Security and Cybersecurity for a global organisation. The ideal candidate will have relevant skills and experience encompassing:

  • Deep expertise and proven experience in Information Security Management, including frameworks, operating models, risk assessments, programme management, and cybersecurity operations.

  • Experience identifying Security risks in the areas of cloud, AI and/or cryptography solutions, including the advisory on possible mitigating measures and architectures.

  • Hands-on experience in developing solutions, such as actionable guidelines and operating procedures on the basis of best-practises, business needs and regulatory requirements.

  • Proven track record in working with diverse and distributed global teams, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills (communicating and reporting sophisticated technical concepts to business and risk partners)

  • Experience interacting directly with senior partners (C-Suite, Board and Regulators)

  • Specific industry qualifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA)

  • 3-7 years of professional experience in Information Security/Cybersecurity is required

  • Experience balancing multiple concurrent projects and priorities communicating and adhering to realistic deadlines

  • Proficiency in English, additional language skills are a plus


What we offer:

  • “New Normal”, it’s not news to us: As a global company, we’ve known the hybrid model before it was ‘in’. Work flexibly according to internal guidelines (e.g., hybrid model/flexible working hours) 

  • Investments for the future: Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products

  • Shared success: Company share purchasing plan 

  • Support for what matters: Mental health and wellbeing programs 

  • Investments in your career: Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 

  • Investments in your skills:  Comprehensive learning and development offerings, including certifications and professional qualifications

  • … and so much more! 





About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance and teamwork. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.

If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. We encourage you to join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position!

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