TSYS Senior Information Security Engineer in Austin, Texas

Every day, the people of TSYS® and Netspend® improve lives and businesses around the globe through payments. We make it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions including credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. We are "People-Centered Payments", and our team has the unique opportunity to help create a world in which payments make people's lives easier and better. This is both a tremendous honor and an important responsibility for those who accept the challenge. If you are looking to make a valuable difference for people everywhere — and for yourself — we may have the right place for you.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Ensures security infrastructure processes, concepts, and maintenance are incorporated into systems, software, and hardware platforms in accordance with approved internal standards.

  • Provides technical input to projects along with implementation support to network services and infrastructure design teams.

  • Performs maintenance of security infrastructure to include updates and patching of software and hardware.

  • Maintains a comprehensive and in depth, component level understanding of all IT systems, data flows, applications, technologies, security controls, threats, weaknesses and countermeasures.

  • Maintains a corresponding understanding of standards (i.e., Payment Card Industry, Card Association, and Data Protection).

  • Supports information security governance, risk management and compliance programs which include security assessments and on-site reviews, security gap remediation, security incident support, audit support functions, business process and project consultancy and security education and awareness.

  • Member of the incident response team to include detecting, responding and containing internal and external cyber-attacks across the enterprise and complex security and internal fraud investigations. Ensures activities are recorded for post mortems, compliance and/or legal evidence.

  • Designs and develops secure IT solutions and control frameworks using network segmentation, gateway security, specialist security tools (including but not limited to, event monitoring, data loss, vulnerability and malware protection, app firewall).

  • Researches, evaluates and recommends information security hardware and software, and creates business cases for security investments.

  • Stay abreast of new threat trends, vulnerabilities, and attack and defense methodologies

  • Participates in an 24x7 on-call rotation

  • Other duties as assigned.

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and/or the equivalent of training and experience

  • Typically a minimum of 4 years relevant experience

  • Written code to automate security related tasks (Python/Powershell/Ruby/Bash/etc)

  • Experience with cloud technologies: AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine

  • Experience with securing and hardening Windows, Linux, macOS

  • Experience with networking protocols and technologies: TCP/IP, routers, firewalls, VPN, load balancers

  • Experience with on premise and cloud based security technologies: end point protection, hardware security modules, sandboxes, SIEM, web application firewall, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, web proxies, wireless intrusion prevention systems, and file integrity monitoring.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and/or the equivalent of training and experience

  • Involvement in the security community: contribution to open source projects, speaking at conferences, competing in CTFs, etc.

  • Experience with securing cloud technologies AWS, Azure, Google Compute Engine

  • Programming experience in Python, C/C++, Java, .Net, Powershell, Ruby, or Go

  • Certification from SANS/GIAC, Offensive Security, ISC2, and other security industry organizations

Prior payment, financial services or technology industry experience preferred.

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US Applicants:TSYS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to employing a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. For more information about your rights, click here.

Qualified individuals with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations to assist in their pursuit of employment with TSYS. This includes assistance in completing the job application (online or otherwise) and reasonable accommodations during the hiring process. For assistance with reasonable accommodations needed to apply for a job, please contact the TSYS Pay and Benefits Center between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern Monday-Friday at +1.706.644.8747 or +1.877.644.8747 or email at PayandBenefits@tsys.com.

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Outside of US Applicants:

TSYS is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and team members are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability, age or any other characteristic prohibited by law. For more information, please refer to our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, found here.

The people of TSYS® and Netspend® are part of something bigger. We have the opportunity to touch millions of people and businesses each and every day - both a tremendous honor and a huge responsibility. We are known around the world for the passion and enthusiasm we bring to the business of payments.

TSYS team members are the best and brightest in the industry, with both the drive and ambition required in today's market. We have yet to find limits to what our people can accomplish together.

Our family of companies offers a wide array of careers in which team members can leverage their skills and advance their future, while helping TSYS succeed in delighting customers around the world. We want to help candidates find the right fit within the TSYS family and in the right location.

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