Lead - Cyber Security

Risk & Governance – Cyber Security /
/ Hybrid
Nium, Global Leader in Payments

Nium was founded on the mission to build the global payments infrastructure of tomorrow, today. With the onset of the on-demand economy, its single platform for global payments and card issuing is shaping how banks, fintechs, and businesses everywhere to disburse and collect funds instantly across borders. Its payout network supports 100 currencies and spans 195+ countries, 100 of which in real-time. Funds can be disbursed to accounts, wallets, and cards and collected locally in 35 markets. 

Nium’s growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries. Nium holds regulatory licenses and authorizations in over 40 countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance – regardless of geography. The company is co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cyber Security Incident Responder to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in enhancing our organisation's cybersecurity posture by effectively responding to and mitigating cyber threats. The candidate should possess expertise in cyber incident response, with a strong focus on QRadar and Splunk technologies.
Incident Detection and Analysis:
Monitor and analyse security alerts to identify potential incidents.
Utilize QRadar and Splunk to investigate and respond to security incidents promptly.
Incident Response:
Lead the response to cybersecurity incidents, ensuring a swift and effective resolution.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to contain and eradicate security threats.
Develop and implement incident response plans to mitigate future risks.
Threat Intelligence Integration:
Stay current with the latest cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
Integrate threat intelligence feeds into QRadar and Splunk to enhance detection capabilities.
Security Tool Management:
Manage and optimize QRadar and Splunk configurations to ensure accurate detection and reporting.
Provide expertise in the development and tuning of correlation rules.
Reporting and Documentation:
Generate detailed incident reports for management and stakeholders.
Maintain comprehensive documentation of incident response activities and lessons learned.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, GIAC) are a plus.
8+ years of Experience
Proven experience as a Cyber Security Incident Responder.
In-depth knowledge of QRadar and Splunk, with a demonstrated ability to leverage these tools for incident detection and analysis.
Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, threat landscapes, and attack vectors.
Familiarity with industry standards and frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, and CIS Controls.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
Experience in scripting and automation for incident response tasks is desirable.
What we offer at Nium

We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions & annual salary reviews, we ensure that all our employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work
We care for our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority, we offer medical coverage along with 24/7 employee assistance program & generous vacations, and year-end shut down. We also provide flexible working & a hybrid working environement (3 days per week in the office)
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more & upskill ourselves: We therefore do not only provide role-specific traning but also offer all our employees LinkedIn learning solutions & dedicated learning allowances
We Constantly Innovate: Nium has been awarded multiple times for its constant innovations & growth since our inception, such as the 2022 CBI 250 Most Promising Fintech Award or the 2021 Financial Time top 50 High Growth companies in APAC
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues & creating great relationships. We often celebrate together through company-wide social events, team bounding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and so much more!
We thrive with Diversity: Nium has always thrived with a diverse & multicultural workforce, with more than 33 nationalities across 18+ countries. As an Equality Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a safe & welcoming environment for everyone.

What's it like to be a Nium'er? 

At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally:

#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team
For more information visit www.nium.com

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