We are looking for a Security Operations Analyst to join our Regional Security team based in Singapore.

About Barentz

Barentz is a leading global life science and specialty performance ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific.

Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 70 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America, and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With an estimated turnover of €2.5 billion, the company employs over 2,500 people worldwide and serves more than 22,000 customers. For more information, visit: www.barentz.com.

About this role

Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of information are critical to the ongoing functioning and good governance of Barentz. Failure to sufficiently secure information increases the risk of financial and reputational losses. Barentz is committed to a robust implementation of Information Security Management and specifically committed to preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of its Information Systems and data supplied by, generated for, or held on behalf of third parties in carrying out work agreed by contract.

As our new Security Operations Analyst, you will become part of a growing, international team of security specialists. You will be responsible for keeping the company safe and secure from cyber threats by executing a wide variety of security operational activities. You will have the opportunity to work with- and build your expertise on modern Microsoft cloud security tools and methodologies.

Barentz is in the process of building an international team of IT- and security specialists to further improve the company’s cyber security posture, strengthen its security processes and operate cyber security risk management in a three-tier structure (“Global”, “Regional”, and “Local”) together with several external security vendors. You will reside in the Singapore Regional team but will have ongoing contact with your global and local peers. You really will become a part of the global Barentz security community! You will have a formal reporting line to the IT Director EMEA and an operational reporting line to the Global Information Security Officer based in the Netherlands.


  • 1st Line Security Event- and Incident handling (follow up on events, investigations, improving baselines, threat hunting).
  • Interact with the global (external) Security Operation Center (SOC)
  • Executing security monitoring with a wide variety of security tools.
  • Acting as the functional owner of security tooling.
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the regional- and international Security- and IT teams.
  • Performing technical security operational activities (e.g., analysis of logs and reports).
  • Initiating security improvements (following security scans or penetration tests).
  • Maintaining relations with regional security service providers.
  • Executing security assessments and investigations.
  • Be the regional contact for security issues for the global teams and regional users.
  • Providing security advice to users.

About You

  • You are proactive, independent, well-organized, and passionate about IT and security!
  • You have developed analytical skills and are eager to further develop.
  • You have 3 years in a similar role before and preferred an international environment.
  • You already have experience in IT- and security and want to further build up a career in Cyber Security.
  • You have a very good to excellent command of the English language.
  • You are a team player, comfortable liaising with colleagues from different parts of the world.
  • You already have some knowledge and experience with Microsoft Cloud security tools (Defender, Sentinel).
  • CISSP, Microsoft- or other security certifications are desirable, but in all cases, you are eager to further develop yourself and extend your knowledge by learning on the job and taking security courses.
  • You are living in Singapore.


If you feel excited reading the above and want to join our team, please send your CV in English by using the apply button. Any questions regarding this position, please contact Jill Lan: jill.lan@barentz.com.


Job ID: No.110