Assistant Vice President / Senior Associate, IT Audit

Lead (more than 10 years)

Technical Skills

  • Audit
  • Data Centre
  • IT Audit
  • IT Security
  • Shell Script
  • UNIX
  • VBA
  • Visual Basic

Job Description

Assistant Vice President / Senior Associate, IT Audit

Location: Hong Kong

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.


  • Manage audit engagements within the designated portfolio in accordance with departmental and IIA standards
  • Perform IT audit in areas of cybersecurity and IT general and application controls such as change management, end-point security, and data centre operations.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding, know-how as well as initiative to be resourceful to keep abreast of the key developments in subject areas
  • Proactively apprise the Team Manager / Team Leader of any major risk events, IT incidents, and external audit and regulatory issues arising during the audit or through regular contact with line management.
  • Maintain trust-based professional relationship with line management of the Business Units/ Support Units
  • Promote risk and control awareness across the region.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or equivalent disciplines 
  • Relevant professional qualifications, e.g. CISA, CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT, HKIB’s CCASP or equivalent are preferred
  • 4 to 10+ years of experience in IT audit, IT security or cybersecurity field in banking industry / financial institution / technology / consulting field
  • Knowledge and experience in various platforms (Wintel, Unix, open systems, mainframe and networking), developing scripts (e.g. VBA, VB, Unix shell scripts, etc.) and Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) 
  • Strong understanding of banking regulations (e.g. HKMA, SFC and MAS)
  • Good command of English – both spoken and written.  Good command of Mandarin would be an advantage
  • Superior analytical skills and a strong sense of ownership
  • Data analytics and predictive modelling experience would be an advantage
(Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of Senior Associate / Associate)

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

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Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationCertified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
LanguageEnglish, Mandarin (Putonghua)