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Lead Cybersecurity / Software Engineer

Company: Visa
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Visa's Cyber Defense team is looking for a *Lead Cybersecurity / Software Engineer* who will be responsible for design, development, and execution of large-scale Cybersecurity initiatives. This is an exceptional opportunity merge cybersecurity and software development skills as part of a global Cybersecurity organization supporting off-the-shelf solutions as well as develop custom platforms that ensure the operational resilience and efficacy of Visa's security infrastructure and tools. This role also gives the opportunity to support complex security solution designs. In this position, you are a passionate and talented engineer with problem-solving abilities, coding/testing/debugging skills, expertise in multiple cyber security domains (Endpoint Security, Network Security, Cloud Security, Efficacy Validation, etc.) and can work in a mission focused team environment. You must be dedicated to delivering production-ready code in short timeframes, skillful at developing solutions against technical/business requirements, and enjoy going beyond the routine. This position will report to the Head of Cyber Solution Engineering. *Key Responsibilities* * Supports backend (and some frontend) development of custom applications to help Visa Cybersecurity monitor the health, wellness, and operational efficacy of our Cybersecurity platforms as well as providing subject matter expertise to the Cyber Defense & Engineering organization and across Visa as related to detection, prevention, and response capabilities. * Engage in technical design of solutions based on use cases and business requirements * Participate in proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs, and solutions * Stay abreast of emerging technologies and proactively assess and evaluate the adoption into the organization * Act as an enabler for our Cybersecurity org by reducing time-to-detect and time-to-remediate by driving rapid detection of faults/issues and developing self-healing capabilities for our Cybersecurity tools * Using a structured methodology, determine near-term to long-term priorities? consult with fellow technical subject matter experts; develop alternative technical solutions? Identify options, risks, and evaluate costs vs. benefits in support of these solutions * Lead technical discussions with cross-functional teams to develop technical requirements and quickly assess security and compliance needs *Basic Qualifications:* * 10 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/ MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD Preferred Qualifications: * 12 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD * Demonstrate understanding of defense in depth concepts and supporting security technologies, such as endpoint protection, network access control, Web Isolation, Data Loss Protection, firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, application security controls, identity management / federated identity services and PKI * Prior experience with operationally leveraging Cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST CSF, DoD STIGs, CIS CSC, Microsoft Security Configuration Framework and MITRE ATT desired * Experience with web services standards and related technologies (HTTP, XML, JSON) * Deep understanding and experience with InfluxDB or similar time series databases as well as Kapacitor, Telgraf, and Grafana * Practical knowledge and expertise in JavaScript frameworks (Angular) and Python desired * Experience with high volume/velocity/variety data sets, caching techniques, resource quota management, web application security design, tools, and infrastructure ('Big Data') * Strong experience with continuous build and integration technologies (Jenkins, Ansible, etc.) and code versioning tools (Git, Bitbucket) * Expertise in RESTful Design as well as microservices architecture design and development * Experience with implementing SSO authentication, using and working with load-balanced session management, and implementation of granular RBAC for applications is a must * Practical experience and familiarity with SNMP, Syslog, Networking, and Service Management frameworks (ITIL) preferred * Exposure to Cybersecurity efficacy validation tools (Mandiant Security Validation) * Proven problem-solving skills and an ability to respond resourcefully to new demands, priorities, and challenges * Proficient on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law *_Work Hours:_* Varies upon the needs of the department *_Travel Requirements:_* This position requires travel 5-10% of the time. *_Mental/Physical Requirements:_* This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers. Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law. Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

Keywords: Visa, New York , Lead Cybersecurity / Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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