Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

Bengaluru, India

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

Essential Functions

  • Be a product security champion by driving Security Architecture and Design/implementation/optimization for Web, API and Mobile backend applications across Visa.

  • Engage in the initial requirements definition (including analysis of threats and risks and alignment with Visa security, Engineering, IT and Architecture standards.

  • 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.

  • You’ll be working on enabling/building security on various platforms and technologies which protect the applications from attacks like:

  • Payment processing platforms, Payment Wallet solutions, Consumer facing applications, COTS products deployed in house, public clouds, Issuer/Acquirer facing platforms and applications, white labelled solutions for partners.

  • zTPF, zOS, MVS, Linux, Windows, VMWare, Openstack, SDN, Public cloud like AWS, Google

  • Cybersecurity tools like IDS, SIEM, Tripwire, Tanium, Netwitness, Netflow, WAF

  • HSMs, Tokenization systems, data encryption solutions from Safenet, Vormetric etc.

  • Web technologies like HTTP, SOAP, REST services, AJAX

  • Databases like Oracle, MS SQL, Couchbase, Cassandra,

  • 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 for web and mobile applications.

  • Help business and product team to achieve various compliance certifications like PCI, FFIEC etc.

  • Be responsible for overall planning, direction and oversight of multiple projects, products, services, or functions.

  • Identify and analyze system and application-level vulnerabilities to provide recommended counter measures or mitigating controls that reduce risk to an acceptable and manageable level.

  • Independently formulate direction, design, or oversight for the development of major Enterprise-wide programs or plans that have significant impact on the success of the organization.

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 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications
• 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications
• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science/engineering or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
• You will have significant progressive experience in building secure applications preferably payment platforms, systems that can withstand all types of threats from various threat agent
• CISSP or CCSP certified
• You would have conducted threat modelling exercises on networks and systems to identify all the threats the systems are exposed to and recommended mitigations controls to address those threats.
• You will have a 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.
• A 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 (Java, C, C++, .NET etc.).
• An individual with experience of working on large scale cloud-based services (including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) and very understanding of security challenges involve in deploying Cloud Applications
• Technical experience with security technologies including, but not limited to, intrusion detection/prevention, event correlation, firewall, antivirus, anti-spam, policy enforcement, patch/configuration management, usage monitoring, audit, secure application development, etc.

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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

Tags: Agile API Gateway APIs AWS C Cassandra CCSP CISSP Cloud Compliance Computer Science Encryption Firewalls IaaS IAM IDS Intrusion detection Java Linux Monitoring MSSQL OpenStack Oracle PaaS PhD Product security SaaS SIEM SQL Tripwire VMware Vulnerabilities Windows

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India
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