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IT Security Consultant to join major Global Audio Tech Supplier

Job Description
This famous audio product manufacturer also provides IT support to US firms as part of a global managed services agreement. The service for Japan is expanding to cover IT security, and as a result, they seeking someone to join them and work on-site at the client office in Minato-ku. The person will work alongside other on-site staff, and face their client’s local and global IT and business users.

They would like someone with a technical background, however, engineer work will be performed by other staff, so this person will focus more on consulting, process, governance & control, incident management, remediation, and so on. Part of the role will involve facing their client’s own customers to on-board them to our client’s systems & platforms. They need native or Fluent Japanese (including reading/writing) and Business-level English.

 Formal education and at least 4+ years’ experience in IT security
 Work from the client Tokyo location (Kamiyacho)
 Serve as the contact point for all client security matters
 Fluent Japanese language skills (verbal, written)
 Conversant English language skills (verbal, written)
 Ability to lead communications with internal customers and external clients, including strong presentation skills
 Customer focus mindset
 Effective interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills
 Good understanding of current security threat landscape
 Ability to learn the client’s business domain, technology solutions, and vendor capabilities
 Knowledge of SIEM, firewall, IDS/IPS, endpoint security, DLP, network security technologies

Preferred qualifications:
 Client-service experience with a focus on delivering exceptional customer service
 Demonstrated experience with cross-functional collaboration and influencing
 Security certification a plus (CISSP, Security+, CEH)

Tasks for the Role:
 Complete security questionnaires for client companies by gathering the necessary information from other teams, such as Operations, Information Technology, and others as necessary
 Support client audits by attending calls and meetings, as well as providing all information and documents as requested
 Work closely with the client’s US-based security team members for guidance on all security matters
 Engage with client’s technology partners on security priorities, understanding their current security tools and practices
 Identify potential security gaps and propose remediation plans to the client’s security team through periodic risk assessment and reporting
 Support client’s security team for managing policies and implementing ISMS and ISO 27001 framework
 Work with other IT and business teams to assess the risks, propose solutions, and enforce client’s security policies
 Leadership role for understanding and complying with Japanese data protection and related regulations such as “privacy mark”, and “the guideline to protect personal information for the financial institutions made by the Japanese FSA”
 Responsible for handling security incidents and coordinating incident response with other teams (security, Legal, IT operations, etc.)
 Ensure periodic access review and certification by system owners
 Provide user awareness and education to reduce security risks
 Be flexible to work off-hours with client security and MSP teams in US and India

Additional Job Information
**Must have a work visa or be a Japanese citizen
***Must be fully bilingual