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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Austin, TX, USA | Visa

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
    5-7 years
    7-10 years
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Job Description and Responsibilities


Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Product Security) What’s it all about?


Cybersecurity is at the beating heart of our culture. Our diligence and expertise is what makes us the undisputed leader in electronic payments.We’ve made it our priority to create a top-tier Security Architecture team, poised to defend us against any potential cyber threats. We’re looking for those of you who are inherently driven and fascinated by the art and science of cyber defense. We’ll arm you with the very best tools and tech so that you can deliver top notch results. Development underpins job fulfillment at Visa. As Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, you’ll be enthused by getting forefront into various defense and security sector related projects, as well as the chance to work with people from a range of disciplines, as well as colleagues and clients at every level. So what do we expect of you day to day?


Essential Functions


Be a product security champion by driving Security Architecture and Design/implementation/optimization for Web, API and Mobile backend applications across Visa.

Engage in the initial requirements definition (including analysis of threats and risks and alignment with Visa security, Engineering, IT and Architecture standards.

Conduct and facilitate security reviews, threat modelling including deep design reviews throughout the development lifecycle.

Facilitate "table-top"/red-team/scenario analysis exercises in conjunction with other SME's; and plan the resolution of any identified vulnerabilities/issues.

You’ll be working on enabling/building security to protect the applications from attacks. Products may be built on various platforms and technologies like:

In-house and custom developed application deployed in Public cloud like AWS, Google, Azure

Web technologies like HTTP, SOAP, REST services, AJAX

Databases like MySQL, MS SQL, Couchbase, Cassandra,  

Programming languages like Java, C, C++, .Net, Javascript, GoLang, etc

Web Access Management solutions like Forgerock, Siteminder, Custom/in-house Security Frameworks

Automate security tools and processes ensuring innovation and advancement strategies that keep pace in the areas of access control, security-in-depth, secure transaction processing, secure coding practices for web and mobile applications.

Help business and product team to achieve various compliance certifications like PCI, FFIEC etc.

Be responsible for overall planning, direction and oversight of multiple projects, products, services or functions.

Identify and analyze system and application level vulnerabilities to provide recommended counter measures or mitigating controls that reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level.

Independently formulate direction, design or oversight for the development of major Enteprise-wide programs or plans that have significant impact on the success of the organization.


Qualifications


Basic Qualifications


4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree


Preferred Qualifications


7-10 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.

You will have significant progressive experience in building secure applications preferably payment platforms, systems that can withstand all types of threats from various threat agents.

You will have a deep understanding of current compliance, regulatory and legal requirements relevant to the transaction processing industry such as PCI, HIPPA, SOX, and GLB.

Knowledge of administrative, physical and technical controls that could be built around networks, systems and applications to secure them.

Expertise on common web attacks and mitigations like OWASP, SANS

A proven record of accomplishment in designing security controls for complex web applications with backend services expertise such as API Gateway, Identity and Access Management Services, Data Protection technologies, Security Information Event Management etc.

Strong knowledge of deep design review and Secure Development Lifecycle methodologies, Agile based methodologies, middleware platforms, development platforms (Java, C, C++, .NET etc.)

An individual with experience of working on large scale cloud based services (including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) and very understanding of security challenges involve in deploying Cloud Applications

Knowledge of Software development in either of C/Objective-C/C++/Swift/Java

Technical experience with security technologies including, but not limited to, intrusion detection/prevention, event correlation, firewall, antivirus, anti-spam, policy enforcement, patch/configuration management, usage monitoring, audit, secure application development, etc.


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