Security Architect (Shanghai) - Leading Investment Bank Security Architect (Shanghai) - Leading Investment  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
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Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration
Posted by:
Danny Kwan • Managing Consultant at Pinpoint Asia Limited
Posted by:
Danny Kwan
Managing Consultant at Pinpoint Asia Limited
Our client, a leading investment bank is looking for a Security Architect to manage their Asia Application and Cyber Security review. Great regional exposure and an opportunity to join a leading investment bank.


  • Act as the SME to review application architectures. 
  • Lead the technology assessment across application security including Session Security, Vulnerability/Pen Testing items, Input Validation. 
  • Review application including Authentication, Authorization, Auditing. 
  • Review security reference architecture and security blueprints. 
  • Develop and maintain security architecture artifacts. 
  • Act as a Security SME and review implementation design to the application and Infrastructure team, where it will meet with the industry security standards.
  • Conduct Technical risk assessments to capture security exceptions and design associated compensating controls based on the assessment results.   
  • Define and maintain the infrastructure and application security framework and provide security assessments. 


  • At least 8 years of experience in the IT Application Security space. 
  • Ability to articulate security principles and security risks to non-technical business stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Mandarin, this role will work with regional counterparts. 
  • Security Certificates in CISSP, CISM, or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of application, network, and platform security vulnerabilities. Ability to explain these vulnerabilities to developers. 
  • Experience in conducting Information Security, IT Security, Audit assessments. Presenting the outcomes of the assessment and obtaining buy-in.
  • Strong focus on reviewing technical designs and functional requirements to identify areas of Security weakness.
  • Working experience in security areas including Authentication (SAML, SiteMinder, Kerberos, OpenID), Data Protection, App Security, and Cryptography. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field from a reputable University.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at and put Security Architect (Shanghai) - Leading Investment Bank in the subject header.

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Headquartered in Hong Kong, Pinpoint Asia is the go-to Specialist Firm for Technology Recruitment

We are a team of specialist tech recruiters (many of our recruiters come from an IT background) and we serve a wide range of clients, all the way from tech startups (especially FinTech) to some of the top Financial Institutions on Wall Street and several other large scale enterprises in other industries.

Our significant market reputation and status as the leading search firm for many of our clients is a direct result of our strong industry relationships, intimate understanding of the marketplace and proven ability to deliver results. 

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