Cyber Security Engineer Job

Location: Highlands Ranch, CO, US

Organization: Technology
Job: Information Security
Job Number: 162569

This candidate will join Global Information Security and will be responsible for development and implementation of the Cyber Security Engineering program. Manage state of the art detection tools used by highly trained analysts, as well as ensuring integrity and completeness of the data they analyze.

  • Design, deploy, validate, and support effective security solutions that provide complete coverage and protection.
  • Provide engineering support from the proof of concept phase to deployment and sustained engineering for multiple security detection and alerting tools, including:
    • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
    • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Distributed Denial of Service Protection (DDoS)
    • File Integrity Monitoring (FIM)
    • Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)
    • Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)
    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
    • Monitoring Infrastructure – network capture/data aggregation/deduplication/filtering
    • Work closely with other network and security teams within Visa, maintaining up to the minute information about the underlying network and security requirements to make sure the security tool deployments are operating effectively
    • Build systems to automate deployment, configuration, and reduce human error for repeatable and well understood tasks
    • Build self-service portals for common security functions and empowering users to get work done quickly while still ensuring strong security practices
    • Collaborate with cyber security and risk management teams to achieve Global Information Security program objectives Implement simplified security metrics approach that enables executive leaders, line managers, and operational staff to quickly take action on security related risks
    • Collaborate with all internal and 3rd party security teams to implement security controls that will protect the Visa brand from real or perceived security breaches
    • Work alongside a world-class credible and high performance security team comprised of engineering, operations and consultative internal advisory professionals globally
    • Effectively manage reported system, application and device vulnerabilities and through remediation and maintenance in adherence with incident response policies
    • Develop and optimize processes to improve security threat identification and remediation
    • Maintain active understanding of industry practices for threat analytics and incident response


  • 10 years plus in technology, information security, and/or network administration
  • Minimum of 5 years working on information security with a large, mission-critical enterprise environment
  • Strong understanding of networks, endpoint security, and application layer gateway technologies
  • Strong understanding of web application design, function and Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Operational knowledge of systems, databases and network security engineering best practices
  • In depth understanding and working knowledge of OWASP top 10
  • In depth understanding for security event analysis and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS Incident response, triage, incident analysis and remediation)
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills; able to quickly digest issues encountered and recommend an appropriate solution
  • Experience in using scripting languages automate tasks and manipulate data. Programming experience is a plus
  • CISSP certification is a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline; advanced degree highly preferred

About Visa:

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

“Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.”

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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