Cyber Security Vice President

DEL-Wilmington - 100 Bellevue Parkway


Seit über 30 Jahren arbeitet BlackRock daran, die Wirtschaft zu stärken und Anlegern zu ihren finanziellen Zielen zu verhelfen.

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Cyber Security – Web Application Firewall Lead Engineer

The Web Application Firewall Lead is part of the global team that is responsible for providing 24/7 real-time monitoring of the firm's cloud security posture within Azure, AWS, and CGP. This team is also responsible for incident identification, documentation, remediation and tracking for all cloud services. More specifically, the analyst will support the global Cyber Incident Response function and have following key responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze network traffic for potential security threats
  • Design and implement DDoS mitigation strategies to protect against volumetric attacks
  • Investigate and remediate web application firewall alerts and attacks
  • Regularly develop new and interesting use cases for application security testing and control validation
  • Participate in cyber threat hunts in support of the global cyber operations function
  • Deliver timely and detailed documentation related to any incident including the findings, review and follow-up activities
  • Participate in the creation, modification and maintenance of SOC policies
  • Keep abreast of cyber security trends and the emerging threat landscape in general and as it relates to BlackRock

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • 5+ years of experience of hands-on experience with DDoS tools such as Akamai Prolexic, Akamai WAF, AWS Shield, and Azure and their associated design and mitigation activities.
  • University Degree. MBA, CISSP, GWEB, or GCIH are preferred
  • Intermediate knowledge of Web Application Firewall security related technologies and their functions (Application Security attacks, WAF mitigation strategies, DDoS and Rate Control applications, etc)
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking fundamentals (Application / Elastic load balancers, BigIP Load balancers, Gateway Load Balancers etc.)
  • Deep understanding of cloud, security, enterprise SaaS and networking protocols.
  • Intermediate knowledge of container security and design.
  • Advanced event analysis leveraging SIEM tools
  • Sophisticated incident investigation and response skill set
  • Advanced log parsing and analysis skill set
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.

Other personal characteristics:

  • Integrity and the highest ethical standards
  • Quickly adjusts sophisticated data and information and displays a developed learning agility
  • Self-starter with the personal aim to achieve superior performance
  • Courage of convictions and the ability to respectfully debate the status quo
  • Natural curiosity and desire to always learn

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn:

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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Category: Leadership Jobs

Tags: Application security AWS Azure CISSP Cloud DDoS Finance Firewalls GCIH Incident response Monitoring SaaS SIEM SOC

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Home office stipend

Region: North America
Country: United States

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