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IT Security Specialist

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (FT), MY, 59200

Company: Amway Inc.

What do we need:


An IT security professional with interest or experience in endpoint security.


What’s special about this team:


Amway is the world’s No. 1 direct selling business, according to the Direct Selling News Global 100. Established in 1959, with sales of $8.4 billion, Amway operates in more than 100 countries and territories. We manufacture and distribute 450+ consumer products that support health and well-being. More than 19,000 employees worldwide support millions of Amway Business Owners who sell Amway products.

The Information Security and Risk team has about 60 team members located around the globe, and you would be among 20 team members which are based in Ada, Michigan.  Our main goal for the team is protecting information for our customers and employees.


What’s special about this role:


Within our Security Engineering and Operations function we focus on helping our customers design, implement and operate effective security processes, services, and tools that protect against threats & support business objectives. As Amway moves toward a digital business model, more data is generated and shared among organizations, partners, and customers.


You’ll play an integral role in helping Amway ensure we are protected globally.

In joining, you’ll be a part of a collaborative team that values technical and business acumen and provides training and development to extend and develop you as a professional.  You will help contribute to the overall endpoint security strategy and implementation of security controls.


The role will include primary responsibility for:


  • Supporting endpoint security solutions, familiar with EDR/XDR technology such as Palo Alto, Crowd Strike, Sentinel One etc.
  • Use of SIEM solutions (Splunk, etc.).  Ability to create/craft search queries for troubleshooting or security investigation purposes.
  • Exposure with User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) and how they can be used to detect threats.
  • Understanding of the following Server and workstations OS platforms; Windows/Windows Server, MacOS, Linux (CentOS, RedHat), UNIX). Hardening best practices.
  • Understand common cyber-threats, penetration/intrusion techniques and attack vectors. Able to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs)
  • Monitor all in-place security solutions for efficient and appropriate operations.
  • Assist with the implementation, support, tuning, and maintenance of security solutions.
  • Bring a process approach to security engineering and operations.  Creating and maintain playbooks that are used in incident response and day-to-day operations.
  • Identify processes and playbooks that can be automated in our SOAR platform (e.g., Splunk SOAR)


Required qualifications:


  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field desired.
  • Minimum 6 years Information Security experience.
  • Possess a good working attitude and a capacity to learn.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good customer service orientation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across different levels of the organization (verbal and written) and able to work in a team environment.


Skills to be successful in the role:


  • Working knowledge and exposure to any SIEMS, DLP, Endpoint, UEBA, SOAR and other security solutions.
  • Experience working with engineering and non-engineering teams and other cross-functional stakeholders spanning all organizational levels
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Using data to illustrate risks
  • Strong communications and documentation skills
  • Basic understanding of network security, IAM security, and endpoint security
  • Familiar with Agile Methodologies
  • Occasional travels to other regional and international locations may be needed.
  • Possess own transport as this position is based in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.

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