Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Full-time

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

Position Summary:
Visa’s Value Added Services (VAS) organization is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to support and manage its security engineering processes and testing efforts internally as well as those performed by Visa’s Cybersecurity team. The individual will review findings from various security tools (Qualys, CheckMarx, BlackDuck, etc…) and will coordinate the dissemination of results to project teams and coordinate resolution of High, Medium, and Low findings. The individual will be responsible for creating and distributing weekly/monthly/ad-hoc reports to all layers of management.

Supervise all Security Governance activities for VAS Risk and Identity Solutions
Assist in updating the VAS Security Dashboard with latest and greatest information
Create and disseminate reports (weekly, monthly, ad-hoc) as required to management and executive management
Participate in Exception reconciliation meetings with Information Security Assurance
Coordinate scheduling and execution of security tests, including CheckMarx, BlackDuck, Nexus IQ and PEN tests
Create Features for Security Finding resolution by regularly scheduled tag up with Product Development teams.
Utilize JIRA ticketing system for Finding and Exception Management
Disseminate test results to project teams in a timely or automated manner
Export test results to Information Security Assurance for tracking
Reconcile finding status with Information Security Assurance as required
Assist remediation discussions as required
Escalate issues to Audit Coordinator as required
Assist Audit Coordinator in drafting exceptions as required
Proactively institute reviews of current environment controls so as to identify possible weaknesses that could result in audit findings.
Must use independent judgment and latitude in deciding that artifacts provided to audit are appropriate, within the scope, and delivered on time to the auditing body.
Facilitates audit meetings with Operations and Engineering staff to help manage the direction and ensure discussions stay within scope.

Assist Audit Coordinator in independent decision-making regarding what artifacts should be provided to audit, how processes and procedures should be communicated, effective oversight provided by this role can result in expense avoidance. Individual will function with minimal daily guidance from management.
Assist Audit Coordinator in management of open audit findings, from holding regular status meetings to provide status on remediation to Head of VAS Security, to identifying audit findings that are in risk of not meeting documented Target Date for remediation and escalating appropriately.
Candidate will interface with varying levels within the organization, including Directors and Executive Management.

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+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelors degree, OR 8+ years of relevant work experience
Strong Security background
SSDLC process understanding knowledge
Pentest process knowledge
Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and handle multiple simultaneous projects with deadlines
Extremely detail oriented, conscientious, thorough and accurate
Expert with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), SharePoint, document control systems.
Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with varying levels of management
Ability to influence process and control alterations in the environment requires ability to influence and advise colleagues
Knowledge and understanding of Finding Management to include Exception Management
Knowledge of OWASP top 10, SANS top 20 Critical Security Controls and NIST

Preferred Qualifications:
6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree 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
Knowledge of Visa organization and systems
Experience in SSDLC Testing and review
Experience in Open-Source Vulnerability Management
Experience with Penetration testing
Mobile Secure Development Best Practices
Knowledge of Mobile security Best Practices
Knowledge and background on Mobile security evaluating tools and processes

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 126,000.00 to 163,800.00 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.


Visa does not support immigration for this role.

This role does not provide relocation assistance.

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