Cybersecurity Operations Analyst, Applied Cryptography

Highlands Ranch, CO, United States

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

This position is for a Cybersecurity Analyst in the Applied Cryptography team who will assist in implementation, maintenance, documenting and support of Visa's Encryption Services, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and implemented key management systems and Host Security Modules (HSM) support. This opportunity will provide ongoing training and growth for the incumbent who desires to continually learn and improve.


Essential Functions

  • Assist in the maintenance and support of all Enterprise Encryption Services protecting Data at Rest, Data inflight, and Transaction Data.
  • Partner with senior members to evaluate upgrades and new products & technologies for the enterprise encryption solutions.
  • Proactively identify and recommend process improvement to reduce risk and improve operational efficiency and present complex security subjects to internal work groups and projects
  • Document design, installation, and Operations & Maintenance guides
  • Assist in audit and compliance related documentations
  • Assist and maintain internal inventory of assets
  • Implement changes and support end-to-end Visa PKI infrastructure. Deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot systems for PKI and HSM data protection systems in accordance with standard procedures and change control policies and procedures
  • Support Certificate Management requests as per pre-defined set of procedures and within agreed Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Resolve problem tickets and assist other staff members as needed
  • Monitor and troubleshoot PKI & HSM infrastructure services for problem and failures, providing support and resolutions.
  • Support Data Encryption Deployment and Applied Cryptography HSM & Key Management teams
  • Provide onsite support of encryption technologies such as general purpose and payment HSMs.
  • Support and facilitate the Global Key Custodian Program, PKI Vetter program
  • Work with the FIPS 140-2 level 2+ certified Hardware Security Modules, Key Management systems
  • Work with multiple database protection functionalities including Native and Transparent Data Encryption as well as operating systems and file systems.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees may be asked to alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in the Applied Cryptography team are expected to alternate onsite coverage to provides team 100% team coverage.  At a minimum team members are expected to work from the office three days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and an alternate day based on coverage or need. 


Basic Qualifications:
2 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)
• Be a flexible, self-motivated and results-oriented team player with an attention to meeting tight project timelines and schedules.
• The ability to build relationships to collaborate effectively with other functional areas and understand the operational and cultural issues relevant to achieving superior results

Preferred Qualifications:
3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
• Familiar with wide range of key management systems, certificate automation solutions, operating systems, security protocols and native and transparent database protection functionalities.
• Cloud security data protection experience
• Understanding and experience with the cryptography fundamentals
• Authorization to work in the U.S

Additional Information

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: 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.

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.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 94,700.00 to 120,700.00 USD, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.

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

Tags: Automation Certificate management Cloud Compliance Cryptography Encryption FIPS 140-2 PhD PKI

Perks/benefits: Equity Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Salary bonus Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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