Senior Information Security Engineer

Discovery Solutions Published: February 6, 2018
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Senior Information Security Engineer
COMPANY: Discovery Solutions is seeking candidate for this Direct Hire
opportunity with a company that is a United States credit card
processor, merchant acquirer and bank credit card issuer.
LOCATION: Austin, TX
DESCRIPTION: Ensures security infrastructure processes, concepts, and
maintenance are incorporated into systems, software, and
hardware platforms in accordance with approved internal
standards.
Provides technical input to projects along with implementation
support to network services and infrastructure design teams.
Performs maintenance of security infrastructure to include
updates and patching of software and hardware.
Maintains a comprehensive and in depth, component level
understanding of all IT systems, data flows, applications,
technologies, security controls, threats, weaknesses and
countermeasures.
Maintains a corresponding understanding of standards (i.e.,
Payment Card Industry, Card Association, and Data Protection).
Supports information security governance, risk management
and compliance programs which include security assessments
and on-site reviews, security gap remediation, security incident
support, audit support functions, business process and project
consultancy and security education and awareness.
Member of the incident response team to include detecting,
responding and containing internal and external cyber-attacks
across the enterprise and complex security and internal fraud
investigations. Ensures activities are recorded for post mortems,
compliance and/or legal evidence.
Designs and develops secure IT solutions and control
frameworks using network segmentation, gateway security,
specialist security tools (including but not limited to, event
monitoring, data loss, vulnerability and malware protection, app
firewall).
Researches, evaluates and recommends information security
hardware and software, and creates business cases for security
investments.
Stay abreast of new threat trends, vulnerabilities, and attack
and defense methodologies
Participates in an 24x7 on-call rotation
Other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE: What Are We Looking For in This Role?
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree
Relevant Experience or Degree in: Computer Science,
Information Technology or related field and/or the equivalent of
training and experience
Typically a minimum of 4 years relevant experience
Written code to automate security related tasks
(Python/Powershell/Ruby/Bash/etc)
Experience with cloud technologies: AWS, Azure, Google
Compute Engine
Experience with securing and hardening Windows, Linux,
macOS
Experience with networking protocols and technologies: TCP/IP,
routers, firewalls, VPN, load balancers
Experience with on premise and cloud based security
technologies: end point protection, hardware security modules,
sandboxes, SIEM, web application firewall, intrusion detection
systems, intrusion prevention systems, web proxies, wireless
intrusion prevention systems, and file integrity monitoring.
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree
Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
and/or the equivalent of training and experience
Involvement in the security community: contribution to open
source projects, speaking at conferences, competing in CTFs,
etc.
Experience with securing cloud technologies AWS, Azure,
Google Compute Engine
Programming experience in Python, C/C++, Java, .Net,
Powershell, Ruby, or Go
Certification from SANS/GIAC, Offensive Security, ISC2, and
other security industry organizations
Prior payment, financial services or technology industry
experience preferred.

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