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Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
We are looking for an innovative Principle Cybersecurity Engineer who posseses strong engineering skills to help deliver business outcomes. As a Principle Cybersecurity Engineer you will be part of the Application Security team focused on building and maturing frictionless DevSecOps practices and processes, with an automation first mindset, across the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle).
As Principle Cybersecurity Engineer you will provide technical thought leadership and direction for the team as a subject matter expert and ensure successful solution delivery. You will work closely with management to define and promote the strategic direction of the team.
The ideal candidate will have strong collaboration skills and is expected to work closely with Product Managers, Product Owners and engineers to transform business requirements into technical specifications. This individual will collaborate with the Cybersecurity Architecture team to research and design creative solutions that help mature security posture for application development teams. This individual helps explore and assesses the latest technology trends and disruptions to ensure Discover maintains and improves its cyber competitive edge.
S/he will perform cyber defense incident triage, to include determining scope, urgency, and potential impact; identifying the specific vulnerability and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Information Technology , Engineering or Related field
- 6+ years of experience in Information Security, Application Security, Programming, DevOps, Cloud, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related
- In Lieu of education 8+ years of experience n Information Security, Application Security, Programming, DevOps, Cloud, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related
- 8+ years of Information Security, Application Security, Programming, DevOps, Cloud, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related
- CISSP/CISM/CEHGIAC Certifications
Excellent verbal and written skills with an ability to present technical specifications and solutions.
Ability to manage working on multiple initiatives in a fast paced agile environment.
Strong knowledge of secure code development practices.
Strong application development background designing and building robust and scaleable applications with Python or similar languages.
Experience working in a DevOps environment with an automation first mindset.
Experience using Jenkins as a CI (Continous Integration) and CD (Continous Deployment) tool.
Experience using Harness as a CD (Continuous Deployment) tool
Ability to design and build full stack solutions with Python and React or Vue.js.
Strong knowledge working with container platforms such as Kubernetes and/or Openshift.
Experience with SAST (static application security testing), DAST (dynamic application security testing) and IAST (interactive application security testing) tooling.
Strong knowledge of OWASP practices
Knowledge of authentication protocols such as OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML and PKI.
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