Network and Security Architect

About Us: SynOption Pte. Ltd.  is a financial technology firm headquartered in Singapore, that plays a role in bringing more transparency and easing the way business is done in FX and Crypto options. It is a new institutional platform that allows clients to analyze and trade on FX Option instruments and strategies in a fair and transparent manner. Synoption is recognized as a Recognized / Licensed Market Operator by Monetary Authority of Singapore


Role: Network and Security Architect


  1. Support, administration and installations/upgrades of network, routing, switches and firewall devices
  2. Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems, reports on incidents, vulnerabilities, and trends.
  3. Configuration, maintenance and upgrade for firewalls, VPN, anti-virus software, authentication systems, content filtering, etc.
  4. Design and implement firewall rules and manage ACLs in switching layer
  5. Vendor management for infra hardware and connectivity
  6. Troubleshooting and support for network problems remotely and on-site
  7. Documentation of network configurations and security
  8. Perform backup and upgrade of network appliances
  9. Support virtualization, storage, data replication and backup
  10. Monitor network activity to identify security and performance related issues
  11. Windows and Linux-based network devices, software tools troubleshooting/administration
  12. You can work from home or from office.
  13. Yearly travel to Singapore would be required.


  • BS/BE degree in Computer Science, Telecom, Network or Cyber security related IT fields.
  • 8+ proven work experience as a network security engineer
  • Proven experience with firewall configuration and managements. (Palo Alto experience is a plus)
  • Solid experience in managing Routers, Switches, Firewalls, VPN appliance, proxy, authentication servers, load balancer etc.
  • Understanding of the internet/web technologies (HTTP, DNS, SMTP, FTP)
  • Experience with Application Delivery Controllers and Network Access Controls
  • Experience with Malware and Antivirus management and upgrades.
  • Experience with network monitoring tools (eg. PRTG)
  • Experience with Vulnerability Assessment tools (eg. Nesses, Qualys)
  • Knowledge in hardening network-equipment (FW, switches)
  • Experience with VMWare virtualization platform- configuring, provisioning, troubleshooting
  • Ability to communicate and report network security incidents and issues to the upper management.
  • Ability to work independently and under stress situations.