Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
The primary focus of the role is to contribute to developing the Cybersecurity roadmap, and deliver secure systems, cyber applications, technical projects and regulatory and risk requirements. This includes Cybersecurity framework, program optimization, vulnerability remediation, metrics reporting, performance analysis and mitigation of operational risk in a high velocity culture.
An ethical hacker conducts advanced penetration tests to identify vulnerabilities in computer systems, which could be penetrated by malicious intruders. This requires familiarity with the infrastructure of the company and its business operations. It also requires the ability to analyze risk assessment and put in place measures to control vulnerable areas. The ethical hacker must simulate breaches to network security and develop measures to lock down areas of risk. An ethical hacker must strive to ensure that any information that could damage the reputation or finances of an organization or its clients does not fall into the wrong hands.
Identifies and evaluates potential vulnerabilities, and drives the normalization, correlation, and integration of internal and subscription threat intelligence source. Produces actionable intelligence in the form of reports, notifications, alerts, and briefings. Develops mitigation and countermeasure strategies from collected threat intelligence. Recognizes security violations and take appropriate action to report each incident, as required. Analyzes organization's cyber defense procedures and configurations, and evaluates compliance with regulations and organizational directives
Performs in-depth analysis of security issues and/or vulnerabilities. Ensures compliance to audit, regulatory and legal requirements. Builds and maintains effective relationships with peers and internal business partners. Creates effective controls to address security concerns.
Develops metrics and new capabilities to ensure confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication and non-repudiation. Measures effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities. Engages in reporting risk remediation assurance and automation/integration initiatives, and collaborates with stakeholders, at all levels, to ensure remediation is validated, risk is mitigated and findings are fully closed/resolved.
Maintains in-depth knowledge of security trends and threats. Designs and develops security solutions and processes consistent with business goals and risk tolerance. Provides subject matter expertise for supported Cybersecurity technologies.
Communicate vulnerability and risk to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Evaluate tools and techniques to enhance the identification of new vulnerabilities on the attack surface.
H.S. Diploma or GED
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
2+ years of Cyber Security Experience
Familiarity with OWASP top 10 and CIS top 20 controls.
Proficiency in one or more of the following penetration testing disciplines:
Web application, Web Services (API), Thick Client (.exe, .jar, mobile app), Network,Wifi & Wireless
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual Health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs