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Information Security Specialist

Job Level:  Professional

Singapore, SG, 18961

Available until:  11/21/2022
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  AllianzGI Singapore Ltd.
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  15942

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.






Position Summary

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and you believe in always putting the customer first, then join us now!


We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and upbeat professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.


We are searching for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Information Security Specialist (f/m/d). The position is based in our office in Singapore.


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 capability in this results-oriented, exciting, and complex environment.


Part of our global Information Security team and reporting to the Head of Information Security, the Information Security Specialist will be main contact person for selected regional and global topics.

Role & Responsibilities

The position requires experience across information and cyber security, with a focus on partner engagement and risk management.

  • Support the continuous development and improvement of our global information security and cybersecurity programme (including strategy, framework, processes, procedures, etc.), reflecting global/regional/local business needs and objectives with a particular emphasis to end-to-end process coverage including 3rd parties
  • Continuously develop and execute our Cyber Risk Assessment processes. This includes the analysis of based on threat intelligence information as well as making use of scenario modelling to identify our greatest risks and supporting our partners in protecting our information assets
  • Comprehensive review of security blueprints and architectures, based on best-practises, regulatory and additional internal requirements
  • Consult on security-specific concerns and considerations throughout the project lifecycle, taking various stakeholders groups and levels into consideration
  • Act as the regional contact for our security programme for day-to-day activities and reporting, engaging with senior partners throughout IT, our business and regulators
  • Work closely with a distributed team of Information Security and Cybersecurity professionals in Asia and other regions


Experience / Qualifications and Skills

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 cyber risk management / Information Security, including frameworks, operating models, risk assessments, programme management, and cybersecurity operations
  • Hands-on experience in developing solutions, such as actionable guidelines and operating procedures
  • Proven track record in working with diverse 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)
  • Broad knowledge of financial services and cybersecurity-related regulations
  • Experience in selecting and working closely with external partners as well as the ability to identify and select of supporting security technologies
  • 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
  • Proficiency in English, additional language skills are a plus







About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 578 billion in assets. Data as of 30 June 2022


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


Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled, and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you.


We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you need support to navigate our websites or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to


Active is: Allianz Global Investors

AllianzGI completed the transfer of investment teams (including 87 Investment Professionals) and USD 101bn of assets they manage to Voya Investment Management as part of a strategic partnership. Two thirds of the assets continue to be managed on behalf of AllianzGI clients outside of the US.