The role of the Application Security Engineer - Tooling SME supports a number of technologies and services across a globally dispersed team. This includes cryptography and encryption technology, Data Loss Prevention, Security Infrastructure and vulnerability management. These collective teams assure critical functions and billions of pounds worth of transactions across the organization.
The Application Security Engineer – Tooling Subject Matter Expert (SME) is charged with protecting the HSBC brand, shareholder value, information and financial assets, managing a team across the globe in the following ways:
· Supporting the delivery and operating Strategy
· Providing key representation for and source of expertise on all issues.
· Support the delivery of tooling to implement controls ensuring compliance with HSBC Information Security policies and standards globally including any regulatory requirements.
· Collaborate to drive the implementation of the enterprise wide and regional / business level IT Strategy.
· Ensure information security requirements are adhered to globally by ensuring effective compliance and measures are in place.
· Work closely with the team as the first line of defence function and understand strategy while maintaining visibility of their IT security risk profile, exposures and control effectiveness and to provide robust challenge to the same audience when information security risk appetites are breached.
· Drive engagement with all relevant regional and global stakeholders (cyber security colleagues across Strategy and Architecture, Security Shared Services, Security Engineering and business and IT Functions).
Your responsibilities will include:
· Ensuring any decisions, services and technology is delivered and runs in a compliant, effective manner and delivers appropriate benefit to the business.
· Provide technologies that better help the business grow and develop. Ensure that the business requirements are fully understood whilst ensuring the HSBC Security vision is delivered in live with business expectations.
· Provide advice, guidance and support to the business
· Work with IT and Business stakeholders to proactively deploy and build out technology solutions to help reduce risk while acting with the overall business risk appetite.
· Support a customer-cantered culture, championing activities encouraging outstanding customer advocacy. Proactively seek opportunities to maximize IT security to improve business operations.
· Support key relationships in global cyber security and local IT. Cultivate strong relationships with organisationally important global and local stakeholders with a tailored approach
· Understand the financial services industry security and threat landscape
· Promote collaboration with relevant functions (IT, Risk, etc…). Grow local staff in the global IT Security function.
· Create a collaborative environment within the team, and externally with other teams (such as IT, ISR, Audit, etc.).
· Work with Integrity and always with the business in mind
· Adopt and roll-out global tools and processes when available. Understand the global IT Security expectations and drivers, to align frameworks. Engage with global teams to perform global tasks.
· Manage impacts of risk and control frameworks. Track and remediate any issue, finding or recommendation. Contribute when required to global and regional audits.