Senior Security Engineer- Xypro

Discover Financial Services - Houston, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $94,000 - $120,000 a year
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Engineers solutions in alignment with the Cybersecurity engineering roadmap, and maintains processes for the delivery of highly complex secure systems, cyber applications, technical projects, and regulatory and risk requirements. Facilitates process engineering, risk remediation, and mitigation of operational risk in a high-velocity culture by collaborating to introduce technology, requirements, deliverables, gaps, and systems design. Contributes to analyzing cyber technologies, metrics models, and performance indicators. Identifies robust solutions and builds resilient next-generation systems to solve business challenges and enhance the control environment.


Manages relationships with security partners and vendors.
Ensures compliance to audit, regulatory, and legal requirements.
Analyzes, designs, and develops security solutions with Cybersecurity architects to ensure it is consistent with corporate technology goals and risk tolerance levels.
Provides direction to infrastructure, operations, data, and application developments groups throughout the transitioning phase, implementation in production, and beyond.
Validates current- and future-state architectural models to assess impact across assigned Cybersecurity technology systems.
Serves as the subject matter expert for supported security technologies, and act as subject matter expert during escalations.
Oversees security requirements and technical specifications to guide project implementation toward successful solution delivery.
Maintains knowledge of engineering next-gen designs, security trends, threats, and attack techniques.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with management, peers, project managers, and internal customers.
Designs and engineers solutions to align with the Cybersecurity Strategy.
*** Based on experience, the position can be REMOTE or located at any of the Discover offices –
Houston, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Riverwoods, IL, New Castle DE, Salt Lake City UT, New Albany OH. ***

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
6+ years of experience in Information Security, Security Engineering, or related field
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, IT, Computer Science, or related field
Xypro experience

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.

Work Perks:
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Adoption Assistance
Annual Flu Shots
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Mother’s Rooms
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Recognition Program
Service Anniversary Awards
Tuition Reimbursement

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

Financial Wellness:
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial Engines
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs