AVP/VP, Senior Investigator, Insider Threat and Digital Forensics, Cyber Security & Resilience


Singapore, SG

Job Function:  Technology Group
Job Type:  Permanent
Req ID:  15693

AVP/VP, Senior Investigator, Insider Threat and Digital Forensics, Cyber Security & Resilience
GIC is one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds. With over 2,000 employees across 12 locations around the world, we invest in more than 40 countries globally across asset classes and businesses. Working at GIC gives you exposure to an extraordinary network of the world’s industry leaders. As a leading global long-term investor, we Work at the Point of Impact for Singapore’s financial future, and the communities we invest in worldwide.

Cyber Security & Resilience (CSR)
You will be a part of an independent function to protect the organization’s information technology assets, including business data, from external threats, manage operational risks, and to facilitate the firm’s digitalisation journey in a secure manner.

What impact can you make in this role?
As a senior investigator for insider threat, you can make a significant impact at GIC by mitigating risks associated with malicious activities, enhancing security measures, creating awareness among employees, strengthening response capabilities, building collaborative relationships, influencing policy and strategy, and continuously improving the organization's insider threat program. By identifying and investigating potential insider threats, you can help prevent financial losses, reputational damage, and the compromise of sensitive information. Your work can also lead to the implementation of stronger access controls, monitoring systems, and policies to better protect the organization against insider threats. Additionally, by raising awareness among employees and refining incident response plans and procedures, you can help create a culture of vigilance and ensure a coordinated and efficient response to insider threats.

What will you do as a Senior Investigator?

  • Manage and administer information protection policies to safeguard associated technologies, services, and solutions in GIC.
  • Assess and make recommendations to improve and refine detection mechanisms, software tools, and security controls to enhance GIC's insider threat program.
  • Monitor and respond to alerts generated from data-loss prevention (DLP) systems or other related technologies.
  • Analyze system or network logs to correlate DLP activities and identify potential insider threats.
  • Respond to escalations from the security operations, audit, or compliance teams regarding insider threat incidents.
  • Conduct investigations using various techniques, internal resources, digital forensics, and insider threat tools such as DLP, End Point Detection and Response, (EPP/EDR), Network Traffic Analysis (NTA).
  • Assist and support the insider threat and digital forensics investigation team, as well as collaborate with HR, legal, business, and other stakeholders.
  • Establish a culture of collaboration and excellence within the security operations team to enhance the effectiveness of insider threat prevention and response.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and breaking news relevant to insider threats to ensure the insider threat program remains current and effective.


What qualifications or skills should you possess in this role? 

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security and Digital Forensics or equivalent.
  • Possess a professional qualification such as SANS, CISSP, CISM, CEH, which will be advantageous.
  • Have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the financial services or asset management industries, with a minimum of 5 years of familiarity in Cybersecurity platforms.
  • Have experience in using products such as data loss prevention, security analytics, cyber forensics, and/or communication surveillance technology.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in good investigation techniques and practices.
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving mindset with intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present findings to a broad audience.
  • Possess a desire to work in a diverse environment, interacting with various teams and functions to support strategic goals.
  • Be self-initiated, meticulous, versatile, analytical, and inquisitive.

Work at the Point of Impact
We need to be forward-looking to attract the right people to help us become the Leading Global Long-term Investor. Join our ambitious, agile, and diverse teams - be empowered to push boundaries and pursue innovative ideas, share your views, and be heard. Be anchored on our PRIME Values: Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence, which guides us in how we make our day-to-day decisions. We strive to inspire. To make an impact.

Flexibility at GIC 
At GIC, our offices are vibrant hubs for ideation, professional growth, and interpersonal connection.  At the same time, we believe that flexibility allows us to do our best work and be our best selves.  Thus, our teams come into the office four days per week to harness the benefits of in-person collaboration but have the flexibility to choose which days they work from home and adjust this arrangement as situational needs arise.

GIC is an equal opportunity employer
As an employer, we passionately believe every individual brings with them unique diversity of thought and perspectives to meaningfully enrich perspectives of GIC teams to drive competitive performance. An inclusive environment yields exceptional contribution.

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Our PRIME Values

Our PRIME Values

GIC is a values driven organization. GIC’s PRIME Values act as our compass, enabling us to fulfil our fundamental purpose and objectives. It is the foundational bedrock which governs our behaviors, our decision making, and our focus. It informs both our long-term strategy as a firm, and the way we relate to our Client, business partners and employees. PRIME stands for Prudence, Respect, Integrity, Merit and Excellence.