Associate Information Security Analyst

Visa - Ashburn, VA (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Description

Visa's Cyber Security team is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer who will be responsible for design, development, and execution of large-scale Cyber Security initiatives. Extensive Python and web service development experience and team leadership skills are a must. In this position, you are a passionate and talented developer with problem-solving abilities and coding/testing/debugging skills who can work in a dynamic environment. You must be dedicated to delivering production-ready code in short timeframes and be willing to go beyond the standard routine.


Develop innovative solutions to protect the Visa brand, networks, assets and products by implementing state-the-art 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 thereof into the organization.
Demonstrate technical mastery and be an inspirational leader and mentor who continuously develops the competencies of him/herself and others.
Reduce time-to-detect and time-to-remediate by driving the automation of applied threat intelligence and sensor enrichment.
Develop and expand API framework to interconnect Security Tools Qualifications

Undergraduate candidate (0 - 4 years exp) and Masters candidate (0-2 years exp, May 2017 or prior grad date) candidates with a techincal degree targeted. Bachelor's degree required
Experience with C, C++, Java, Ruby, or Python , database application (MYSql/MS SQL) Skills.
Experience with Intrusion Detection open-source software( Bro IDS, Suricata, Snort, etc)
Experience with network protocols and deep packet inspection
Experience with Web Technologies (Apache, AJAX, HTML, JavaScript, HTTP, SOAP, XML)
Experience with R, Splunk
Understanding of security sensors: IDS, VPN, syslog, and authentication systems
Understanding of: distributed systems, cloud computing, database, machine learning, data mining, statistics, data modeling
Experience with object-oriented design concepts
Solid proficiency with Linux (or similar) operating systems
Experience with source code control systems
Experience with common development environments and practices
Knowledge of Restful web services (client – server application)
Python scripting, Automation skills, Dev Ops skills etc.
System admin - Red Hat Linux/Unix, Windows – Basic knowledge is mandatory
Exposure to security management, administrative account management etc., would be a plus
Experience to Automation platform domain
Software development domain and principles, including design patterns, code structure, programming languages, continuous integration (Git), continuous deployment (Travis/Jenkins), and deployment orchestration (Chef, puppet, or equivalent)
Develop a framework for maintain custom signatures using YARA across all security nodes
Minimum 2 years of experience in software development life cycle, preferred
Minimum 2 years of experience in Project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects, preferred
Minimum 2 years of experience in Design and architecture review, preferred

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