Rakuten | Security Engineer


System Security Planning - System Division, Rakuten Bank, Ltd.

    Security Engineer|Rakuten
    Security Engineer|Rakuten
    Security Engineer|Rakuten

Job Summary


Japan, Tokyo
Partial remote
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Language requirements

English: Business
Japanese: Not required

Key skills

  • security

Job Description

Job role

Security Engineer

Job description

Business Overview
Rakuten bank is online-based bank in Rakuten group which reached 14 million accounts for the first time in Japanese internet banks.

Department Overview
The System Division is an organization that can engage in all tasks related to its all system, such as planning, development, operation and maintenance, etc., ranging from basic business systems to user applications for iPhone / Android. The systems are open architectures and we are also actively adopting open source technology. As taking on the important role of IT that determines the success or failure of the banking business, which is a social infrastructure, you can also enjoy the taste of it.

In such an environment, we are looking for new friends who can mutually stimulate and grow together.

We System Security Supervisory Department work on designing security systems against cyber attacks, fraudulent money transfer and money laundering.

We Rakuten bank provide online based services as internet bank, but criminals also attack over internet.

So we are needed as professionals who can take care of authentication design, monitoring fraud actions, detecting cyber attacks, reviewing systems in terms of system security, designing backend security.

System security members can brush up a skill at the forefront of financial internet services to contribute to updating system security or related security rules.

Why We Hire
Our objective is to handle security risks in growing internet banking services.

Our KPIs are the number of occurred fraud, prevented fraud and so on in order to protect assets of our customers and our bank itself.

Position Details
Our department consists of two teams, one is cyber attack handling team and the other is bank security team.

In cyber attack handling team, we mainly work on tasks in order to protect asset of our customers such as desiging security systems against attacks to internet banking, detecting and monitoring fraudulent actions, reviewing systems in terms of security, vulnerability testing and so on.

In bank security team, we mainly work on tasks in order to protect asset of our bank such as promoting trainings against targeted mail attacks, handling information security consultation from user department, updating system security related rules.

As for management, we every day have meetings in the morning and evening, share individual schedules, progresses, issues, taskes, knowledge, know-hows and skills.

Then we report important themes and discuss about that in the top management meeting every week.

Members’ mission is to clarify security issues with curiosity and adventure spirits, plan a actions with expertise and related knowledge and finally complete it.

Required skills and experiences

Basic qualifications

- Experiences of planning system security
- Experiences of consulting system security

Preferred qualifications

- Experiences to maintain information security rules
- Experiences of vulnerability assessment
- Experiences of incident handling against cyber attacks

Development environment

・About 10 members
・Almost all are from mid-career recruitment

Job Details

Employment typeFull-time
LocationNBF Shinagawa Tower
2-16-5 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo

5 min. walk from JR Shinagawa Sta.
Apply fromAnywhere
Remote workPartial remote
Working hours9:00am - 5:30pm (Every Monday, work hours are from 8:00am to 4:30pm due to morning meeting)
HolidaysHolidays: Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays

・Summer vacation (3 days)
・Winter vacation (December 30 - January 3)
・Annual paid vacation
・Special leave
・Maternity leave, childcare leave, marriage leave, etc.
・Paid holidays (5 days after 3 months of employment - 10 days in the first year)

Annual holidays: 123 days
OthersThis position will be seconded from Rakuten Group, Inc. to Rakuten Bank, Ltd. 
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