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Director - Information Security Operations

Date:  27 Jun 2024
Country:  India
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Description

Drive operations, BAU and enhancements of security tools across the IT technology stack and across all geographies. 
Provide management oversight and serve as the leadership point of contact for the Security Tools for all global deployments.
Prepare metrics, dashboards and reports for senior management, IT and business stakeholders.
Provide continuous input to the Head – IS Engineering and Operations 
Drive automation in operations and monitoring of security tools.
Ensure all security tools are updated and patched for all vulnerabilities. 
Periodic exception review and implementation of compensating controls to minimize the risk.
Co-ordinate and implement improvements based on feedback from IT and business stakeholders.
Drive roadmap implementation for forward leaning security operational activities based evolving threats and industry direction. 

Profile Description

Candidate should have total 20+ years of overall Information Security experience and minimum 12+ in Information Security in setting up and operationalizing security tools, technologies and processes. 
Should be familiar with operational activities including availability, upgrades, updates and patching of entire security stack including endpoints, network, servers, datacenter and cloud. 
Should be familiar with operations and availability of advanced security tools like EDR, CASB, CSPM, CWPP, SOAR and UEBA.
Candidate should have extensive experience with security operations of cloud infrastructure like Azure, GCP and AWS.
Experience in handling teams performing vulnerability assessments and application security assessments. 
Should have handled global and large-scale operations of security tools and technologies across timezones. 
Experience in co-ordinating with multiple stakeholders across IT and business teams across the globe.
Experience in leading teams for global operations.
Candidate should have Strong Communication, Presentation, and Interpersonal Skills.


Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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