Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Visa, Ashburn VA, US

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Information Security is an integral part of Visa's operational culture. It is essential to maintaining our position as an industry leader in electronic payments, and it is the responsibility of each and every employee to safeguard information, protect it from unauthorized access, and ensure regulatory compliance. Information Security has a significant effect on privacy, consumer confidence, external reputation, and it is a priority on everyone's agenda.

This is an individual contributor in the Cyber Security division within the Cyber Security Operations and Engineering team. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. This role serves as a technical/functional specialist and requires a high level proficiency in networking and network security disciplines.


  • Bachelors/Degree in Computer Science or other technology field (Master’s degree preferred or in view)

  • 7 years plus in technology, information security and/or network administration

  • Minimum of 3 years working on information security platforms with a large, mission-critical enterprise environment

  • Proficient with two of Checkpoint Firewall-1, Palo Alto firewall technologies. PCNSE, CCSE, CCSA, CCNP, CCSP certifications preferred

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot problems systematically in complex systems and network environments

  • Strong interpersonal skills with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills

  • Advanced process orientation and exhibited planning, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the "big picture" enterprise-level view to the low level technical view

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs


  • CISSP / SANS certifications a plus

  • Ability to manage Provider-1 and/or Panorama management and logging systems

  • Able to use protocol analyzers or packet capture software to diagnose and resolve IP connectivity problems

  • Proxy/CASB experience both on premise and/or cloud based solutions

  • Operational knowledge of systems, databases and network security engineering best practices

  • Strong understanding of networks, security technologies, and systems technologies

  • ITIL certification preferred. Familiar with ITIL concepts such as Incident, Change, and Problem Management -

  • Business process management experience tools experience (i.e. Tufin, Firemon, Skybox) and business process development

  • Understanding and knowledge of various threats and platform support for both on/off premise DDOS solutions

  • Web Application Firewall platform as well Application Control/ID experience

  • Systems monitoring and alerting, design, deployment, maintenance as well support

  • Strong LINUX skills, scripting knowledge and troubleshooting

  • Experience with automation of tasks and manipulate data via Application Programming Interfaces (API)

  • Experience with server platforms, virtualization, and cloud technologies


Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

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