Bank Negara Malaysia

Executive, Technology Risk – KUALA LUMPUR

  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Compliance & Risk (Banking & Financial Services)
  • Full time
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  • Support risk quantification analysis to promote the development of sound technology risk management in the financial industry financial stability and public confidence.


  • Support the development of risk quantification infrastructure via data collection, benchmarking and evaluation
  • Assist in performing thematic review or relevant studies on the adequacy of risk quantification models and methodologies adopted by financial industry to promote best practices to the industry. 
  • Support activities to promote the use of big data and artificial intelligence in technology supervision.
  • Perform horizontal surveillance to identify and escalate emerging risks across financial industry. 
  • Provide tactical and strategic recommendation to prevent build-up and propagation of excessive risk in the financial system.
  • Provide assessment on complex technical areas to support supervisory assessment and policy development. 
  • Apply continuous improvement in own area of work in line with regulatory requirements and global best practices. 
  • Prepare written reports, presentation material and public communique where required. Communicate risk assessment results to the stakeholders and execute action plan under the direction of Associate Risk Specialist.
  • Maintain regular information exchange with stakeholders and coordinate industry working group meetings to advocate adoption of best practices.
  • Capability building
    • Pay-it-forward: mentor newcomers
    • Show-the-way: prepare materials and conduct training to supervisors and FIs for new policies implementation.
  • Undertake other ad-hoc assignments, when assigned.


  • Grit, agile, critical thinking
  • Attention to detail and able to meet deadline
  • Rigorous research, deep data analysis, and effective use of surveillance tools;
  • Ability to see the big picture and understand various dynamics at play.
  • Ability to work as individual contributors as well as team lead where required
  • Sense of urgency;
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements relating to technology risks;
  • Effective internal and external stakeholders engagements and collaborations;
  • Ability to convey complex ideas in simple terms
  • Ability to articulate IT risk in business terms
  • Effective team player well as work strong individual contributor
  • Comfortable to calculated risk taking and willing to push the boundary Comfortable to push the boundary .


  • Academic Qualifications: Min. undergraduate degree in Computer Science/ Data Science / Actuarial science, or any other relevant degree.
  • Possess minimum of 3 years in IT/cyber/operational risk quantification analysis, financial/risk application programming, technology risk management, IT architecture governance and implementation, and/or data analytics.
  • Professional certifications related to risk quantification analysis, information systems security, auditing, control, assurance and risk management,  e.g. ISACA CISA/ CISSP/ CRISC/ CGEIT/ CDPSE, ISO27001, CEH, CQRM, OpenGroup FAIR, ITIL, TOGAF, CCSM/CCSK , is desirable.



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