Senior Security Specialist, ForgeRock - Standard Chartered Bank

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We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit.  It’s about showing how you embody our valued behaviours – do the right thing, better together and never settle – as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We’re committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture – one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.


The Role Responsibilities

  • Would be responsible for transitioning multi-factor authentication capabilities for Desktop and Password-less authentication from project phase to operate phase
  • Manages and continuously enhances capabilities within the Security Technology service portfolio.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for resolving Level 3 issues



  • Provide subject matter expertise in ForgeRock  Access Manager, ForgeRock  Directory Services, Oracle Unified Directory, Secret Double Octopus tools to build authentication capabilities.
  • Responsible for Development, Testing, and implementing authentication solutions, preferably using a DevOps approach
  • The role partners with technical teams and senior architects to analyse technical and non-technical requirements to build robust authentication solutions for Desktop MFA and Passwordless
  • Operates various Authentication technology tools, based on niche specialization such as Passwordless authentication
  • Assist the Service and Project Team in troubleshooting and remediating issues
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a Team to build and develop technical Identity and Access Management solutions
  • Coordinate solution implementation, advisory, problem management, change control and incident response.
  • Collaborates with business teams, infra teams, security operations and offers technical guidance
  • Develops, tracks and analyses actionable metrics to continuously improve tooling and procedures and provide visibility of operations to management.
  • Performs security assessments and vulnerability analysis as required to justify risk tolerances and acceptances
  • Documentation of security infrastructure, implementation, operational manuals and developing configurations to meet new business requests
  • Review findings from and Identify root causes for common issues and provide recommendations for sustainable improvement.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related fields
  • 8 – 10  years of progressive IAM experience with a focus on Authentication with at least 4 years in delivering enterprise solutions for a modern authentication mechanism
  • Strong understanding of Secret Double Octopus tooling, ForgeRock  Directory Services (Open DS), Oracle Unified Directory, ForgeRock  Access Manager (OpenAM), ForgeRock  Identity Gateway and Active & (Azure AD) Directory (desirable)
  • Must have experience in implementation of authentication technologies and federated identity standards and protocols (multifactor authentication, secure-key, SSO, LDAP Kerberos, OAuth, SAML, OpenID Connect) at an enterprise scale



  • Skillsets in the following would be an advantage
    • Programming experience in Java/J2EE, Spring/Hibernate, Rest APIs, JSON, XML
    • Working knowledge of Containers and container orchestration platform
    • Knowledge on version control tools (SVN, GitHub), Groovy scripts.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the concepts of Identity and Access Management and related workflows.
  • Experience in working with geographically dispersed teams, preferably in the Financial Services industry.
  • Experience with enterprise applications (architecture, development, support, and troubleshooting).
  • Experience and exposure to threat modelling and design reviews to assess security implications and requirements for introduction of new technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated
  • Technical writing experience is a plus
  • Industry certifications like CISSP, ForgeRock  related certifications would be plus


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  • The Recruiter reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
  • An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.


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