Ascend Group Co., Ltd.

TechOps Security Engineer

Ascend Group Co., Ltd.
Salary provided
Posted on 21 Jan 2021

TechOps Security Engineer

Ascend Group Co., Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • IT Security
  • System Security
  • Network Security

Job Description

Position: TechOps Security Engineer

Your Profile Who you are:

You are an exceptional technical operations engineer that craves solving real world problems helping people through digital transformations.  You are a naturally energetic, structured and creative person who believes strong security is fundamental part of a true platform and believes to achieve through excellent infrastructure in development, deployment, monitoring and incident management. You are passionate to build and maintain culture, processes and tools around security. You have a history of sticking with tough problems and love solving them with your team. You demonstrate go-getter attitude to drive solutions to problems.  You are able to foster teamwork, promote team collaboration and communication, and gauge project progress.  Your team expects you to be personable, use respectable manners, maintain stable composure, demonstrate a positive attitude, able to work under pressure and has multi-tasking capabilities. 

You understand the importance and impact that good security operations can have on customers and the positive ripple effects that it can have across an entire engineering organization. You are a quick-learner who is motivated to automate complex systems with collaboratively designed tools and processes.

 Your Work

 As a member of Ascend Commerce Technology team, you will be a key contributor as a Technical Operations Engineer responsible for efficient operation of platform infrastructure of Ascend Commerce with emphasis in security. The platform will enable building leading edge enterprise and consumer facing products servicing a variety of critically important use cases in B2B and B2C.  You will have the opportunity to work hand in hand in a truly cross functional matrix organization.

 Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide security consultation in a project-based environment as well as assisting operational of IT Security components with functional security requirements.
  • Analysis of technical requirements to design and deliver both Infrastructure and IT Security solutions and Assessment.      
  • Conduct and perform advanced vulnerability and penetration testing/assessments that also require in-depth analysis of IT controls applied to network infrastructure, visualized servers, databases, web applications and interfaces and supporting software infrastructure (document management, reporting).
  • Track and manage security risks including review plans and monitor progress or remedial actions.
  • Provides technical guidance on all systems in place to all levels of Information Technology staff
  • Maintain infrastructure, Application and security architecture documentation, guidelines and provide support to projects involving enterprise wide applications and supporting hardware.
  • Develop security automation test in CI/CD pipeline with deployment automations such as Kubernetes based platform, both on premises and on a multi-cloud infrastructure 

 Your Experience and Qualification in: 

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Engineering, MIS, IT or related field with 4-5 year experiences in computer security area.
  • Experience in E2E security design and implementation including network, data, platform and application
  • Experience in facilitating information security risk assessments.
  • Technical writing, documentation development, process mapping, and visual communication skills.
  • Professional certificates related to work (e.g. OSCP, CISSP, CISM, CEH, Sec+ or similar general security certification) is desirable
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing design and security principles in cloud environments like AWS, Google Cloud, Azure
  • Clear understanding of Micro Service Architecture
  • Experience in High Availability Services and Data
  • Solid experience in platform automation/configuration management tools like OpenShift, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet
  • Has knowledge in monitoring tools like Prometheus, Nagios, AppManager, DataDog
  • Has knowledge in incident management systems like PagerDuty, OpsGenie
  • Ability to take On Call Rotation


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Collaborative design and peer-reviews are bread-and-butter of our engineering culture!
  • Good command of English    

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
4 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

About Ascend Group

Ascend Group is more than just a family of tech companies: it’s being part of the change to create opportunities for millions of lives and businesses through world-class digital platforms and services in Southeast Asia. At the heart of all Ascenders is the passion to unleash the power of technology to uplift the standards of living and businesses. To us, technology is the means we solve the problems people and businesses face each day, and enable us to disrupt the way we live, enjoy and thrive today and into the future.

Ascend Group comprises of several affiliated businesses with reputable brands on the market:

Ascend Money:Fintech & E-Payment

  • TrueMoney
  • Ascend Nano 

Ascend Commerce:E-Commerce / E-Procurement /Fulfillment

  • WeLoveShopping
  • WeMall
  • WeFresh
  • Pantavanij
  • Ascend Travel
  • Egg Digital 
  • Aden

Digital Enablers:Data Center & Cloud Service Provider

  • TrueIDC

If you want to be part of the change to transform our region towards brighter tomorrows, we welcome you to apply and join our team today! Apply now for the opportunity to be proud in having a truly meaningful and rewarding career that awaits you. 


  • Five-day work week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Performance bonus
  • Provident Fund    

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus