Associate Specialist, DSP Cybersecurity Engineer (CLT)_COM000801 Job

Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: Singapore, SG

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Requisition ID: COM000801

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. 

Role Summary

The Company Led Training (CLT) program is a structured development programme jointly developed by the MSD Singapore IT Hub and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) that aims to enable fresh and mid-level professionals to acquire specialist expertise for jobs in demand by the industry, especially those that support Smart Nation projects. More details here..

You will undergo a 12-month programme by MSD to acquire Associate Specialist-level skills in System Security Design and Architecture with the Data & System Protection (DSP) team.

You will spend time to acquire skills and knowledge with the ITRMS for On-the-Job Training and project work acquiring skills not limited to the following:
- System security reviews
- Cybersecurity Solutions Knowledge
Key Responsibilities


Contribute to the success of MSD Cybersecurity Capabilities 
Understanding and assisting in deploying DSP security solutions in accordance to the program or project requirements. 
Focus areas are Cloud Security, Mobile Security and Network Segmentations. 
Cloud Security – Knowledge in AWS or Microsoft Azure Cloud services
Mobile Security – Knowledge in Mobile Device Management on Android and iOS
Network Segmentations – Knowledge on Firewalls and Web Gateways 
Work with extended engineering teams namely the MSD Cloud services, Network and Mobility teams. 

MSD System Development Life Cycle (SDLC):

Understand MSD SDLC
Assist DSP engineers to document system design and its usage, in security requirements and standards


Assist and monitor security service for operations.
Work with extended engineering teams. Assist in support various information security solutions such as, but not limited to network and web security solutions, application security solutions, and endpoint security solutions. 


Keep up-to-date with current and emerging security solutions, threats and trends and be able to communicate and present this information.

Degree or Diploma in Information Security, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.
Fresh graduates in IT.
Ability to work independently and as part of virtual teams in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with at least one of the following areas: enterprise antimalware, network security, data leakage prevention, application and platform security, security analytics or encryption services.
Good analytical abilities and communication skills are essential for this role, as well as passion for problem solving
Demonstrated skills working with various IT technologies and services.  Basic knowledge of networking protocols and operation, client system operating systems including Macintosh, Windows, Linux and Apple iOS.  
Some practical or educational background in an information security related discipline is advantages.
Ability to build relationships with business and technology stakeholders, both in the local region and abroad is essential.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can submit their application through our MSD career site. For further information please contact Ma. Isabel Petallar (

What we offer at MSD?

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life. 

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