Must have skills
7+ YOE with Threat modeling, Application security(OWASP, NIST specifications, PCI), and Data protection(Cryptography)
Nice to have skills
Infrastructure / Network security
application development experience
knowledge of one of Java/ C/C+/ .Net
Roles and responsibilities
See JD and comments
Preference on industry background or previous companies worked for?
Financial Industry or previous Visa exp
Duration of assignment and possible extensions
6 month contract
Interview timeline and process
phone/ onsite or Skype
Qualifying questions required for candidate submission
1. Explain OWASP Top 10 web application attacks.
2. Explain threat modelling concept and process
3. Explain Cybersecurity controls for internet facing web applications
- 7+ years of work experience with a Bachelor s Degree
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.
You would have conducted threat modelling exercises on networks and systems to identify all the threats the systems is 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 GLB.
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
Experienced hands on SW development in C/Objective-C/C++/Swift/Java
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.
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:
o 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.
o zTPF, zOS, MVS, Linux, Windows, VMWare, Openstack, SDN, Public cloud like AWS, Google
o Cybersecurity tools like IDS, SIEM, Tripwire, Tanium, Netwitness, Netflow, WAF
o HSMs, Tokenization systems, data encryption solutions from Safenet, Vormetric etc
o Web technologies like HTTP, SOAP, REST services, AJAX
o Databases like Oracle, MS SQL, Couchbase, Cassandra, Riak, Aerospike
o Caching services like Kafka, Coherence, MQ
o Big-data like Hadoop
o Web Access Management solutions like Forgerock, Siteminder, Custom/in-house Security Frameworks
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 analyse 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 Enteprise-wide programs or plans that have significant impact on the success of the organization.
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