Senior Cybersecurity Engineer-Security Architect

Bengaluru, India

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Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Cybersecurity is at the beating heart of our culture. Our diligence and expertise are what makes us the undisputed leader in electronic payments.  We’ve made it our priority to create a top-tier Security Architecture team, poised to defend us against any potential cyber threats. 

We’re looking for those of you who are inherently driven and fascinated by the art and science of cyber defense. We’ll arm you with the very best tools and tech so that you can deliver top notch results.

Development underpins job fulfilment at Visa. As an Architect, you’ll be enthused by getting stuck into various defense and security sector related projects, as well as the chance to work with people from a range of disciplines, as well as colleagues and clients at every level

Security Architecture and Product Engineering is the team which defines and attests security architecture and standards for all Technology solutions, infrastructure, and applications. The team also engineer’s security solutions and services to reduce attack surface in Visa’s products and infrastructure.

  • Engage in the initial requirements definition (including analysis of threats and risks and alignment with Product Development, Engineering, IT and Architecture standards) and providing security recommendations /requirements
  • Conduct and facilitate security reviews, threat modelling including deep design reviews throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Facilitate table-top/red-team/scenario analysis exercises in conjunction with other SME's, and plan the resolution of any identified vulnerabilities/issues.
  • Co-ordinate penetration tests and ethical hacking exercises.
  • Pro-actively research and Identify network and system vulnerabilities and provide recommended counter measures or mitigating controls to reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level.
  • Reviews results of network and application ethical hacks to determine severity of findings and to ensure proper remediation is applied. 
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of findings and proposed remediation and mitigations.
  • You’ll be working on enabling/building security to protect the applications from attacks. 
  • Automate security tools and processes ensuring innovation and advancement strategies that keep pace in the areas of access control, security-in-depth, secure transaction processing, secure coding practices.
  • Identify and analyse system and application-level vulnerabilities to provide recommended counter measures or mitigating controls that reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / engineering or related field and 10 plus years of experience in related Security Architecture role practices
• CISSP and CCSP Certifications preferred.
• Progressive experience in building secure applications preferably payment platforms, systems that can withstand all types of threats from various threat agents.
• Deep understanding of current compliance, regulatory and legal requirements relevant to the transaction processing industry such as PCI, HIPPA, SOX, and GLBA.
• Knowledge of administrative, physical, and technical controls that could be built around networks, systems, and applications to secure them.
• Expertise on common web and network vulnerability attacks including OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 and respective mitigation strategies.
• Understanding of cryptographic concepts and applied cryptography (SSL, AES etc.)
• Proven record of accomplishment in designing security controls for complex web applications with backend services expertise such as API Gateway, Identity and Access Management Services, Data Protection technologies, Security Information Event Management etc.
• Strong knowledge of deep design review and Secure Development Lifecycle methodologies, Agile based methodologies, middleware platforms, development platforms
• Knowledge of functional programming languages like Golang (preferred), Scala, Erlang, Haskell, Clojure, or the ability to learn them quickly
• Technical experience with security technologies including, but not limited to, intrusion detection/prevention, event Co-relation, firewall, antivirus, anti-spam, policy enforcement, patch/configuration management, usage monitoring, audit, secure application development, etc.
• Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills


Physical Requirement:
This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

Travel Requirement:
This position requires travel for 0-5% of time

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the country where this job is located are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: AES Agile API Gateway APIs CCSP CISSP Clojure Compliance Computer Science Cryptography Cyber defense Ethical hacking Firewalls Golang Haskell IAM Intrusion detection Monitoring OWASP SANS Scala Vulnerabilities

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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