Cyber Security APAC Lead

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Business Area
Digital Solutions
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Position Type
Permanent employment
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Local Unit & Position Description

Are you an expert in cyber security? Do you want to take a leading role in developing and extending DNV GL’s cyber security services in Asia for our newly established Business Area (BA) Digital Solutions – reporting to the Regional Manager Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia?


Then we are looking for you!


Cyber security is becoming more and more important in all industry areas we are working for – maritime, oil and gas and energy. To strengthen the expertise in cyber security we are looking for an expert with strong technical track record and convincing client facing skills. You will be based in Singapore. In this role, you will be responsible for market foresight, business development as well as technical delivery. Dependent on your success and capabilities you may later have an opportunity to become the leader of the cyber security team in Asia which we are about to build up.


Your tasks and responsibilities:


As Cyber Security Expert, you will be responsible for taking the lead in developing and extending our cyber security business in Asia for the Business Area Digital Solutions – across all industry sectors.


Current services include among others:

  • Security and risk assessments
  • Developing requirement specifications
  • Developing security risk reduction strategies
  • Cyber security component testing
  • End to end security testing


You will be embedded in a global virtual cyber security team for adequate support.


You will be working with a new and growing team. You will work together with them on client-oriented solutions with a commercial approach and on a tactical and sometimes strategic level in the customer’s organization. You will take part in selling and BD activities, aiming to generate assignments for the entire Cyber Security Community within DNV GL. The work will be carried out in national and international project teams in collaboration with both DNV GL and clients’ experts and consultants.



  • Develop business plan for achieving the targets set out in our strategic ambition for Asia.
  • Secure new cyber security mandates for your business unit Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia.
  • Engage with the global expert network for cyber security and deliver high quality work in national and international teams.
  • Report in that role to the BA Digital Solutions Regional Manager Digital Consulting and Smart Cities, Asia.

Position Qualifications

We’re looking for a Cyber Security Expert with strong technical background and compelling client facing skills who is goal-oriented and strategic and has a flexible attitude. You are motivated to expand our business in cyber security across all three industry verticals maritime, oil and gas and energy.


Role qualifications:


  • Master degree in Cybernetics or equivalent university degree.
  • Significant experience in cyber security, software and automation.
  • Expertise in communication protocol testing and verification.
  • Thorough knowledge of and experience with relevant standards, systems, technologies and methodologies.
  • You must be willing to travel within region Asia on regular basis and occasionally overseas.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills across cultures and enjoys business development.
  • Structured, goal oriented, service minded and gets things done.
  • Commercially driven and a client-oriented and flexible attitude.

Preferably you also have experience in the following areas:


  • Experience with data communication network design and security fundamentals.
  • Experience in cyber security risk assessments.
  • Experience with technical specification development.
  • Knowledge of security testing standards, strategies and tools.
  • Experience in outlining, writing, and delivering service proposals, whether in response to utility client requests (e.g., RFPs) or through unsolicited business development activity.
  • Experience in developing and delivering publications in trade journals, presentations at conferences, or in articulating points of view as an expert witness.

Our offer:


We’re offering a challenging, varied and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. You will be part of a team of about 1000 committed professionals. Your home office will be in Singapore. We offer you plenty of opportunities for personal growth, according to our 70-20-10 philosophy: 70% learning on the job, 20% coaching and 10% training. Naturally, the position is rewarded appropriately.


Local employment conditions apply.

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Digital Solutions, with 1000 experts around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, and digital future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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