Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

If you think you could truly support the security of Visa as a Security Architect Embedded we want to hear from you.

Job Description

What’s it all about?

Cybersecurity is at the beating heart of our business. Our diligence and expertise is what makes us undisputed leader in electronic payments.  We’ve made it our priority to create a top-tier Security Architecture team, poised to defend us against any potential cyber threats.  

We’re looking for those of you who are inherently driven and fascinated by the art and science of cyber defence. We’ll equip you with the very best tools and tech so that you can deliver top notch results. 

Continuous self-development underpins job fulfilment at Visa. As a Security Architect, you’ll be exposed to a variety of challenges and opportunities to hone your skills. We’ll provide the right environment and a plethora of top notch professionals to learn with and from.

What we expect of you, day to day

·         Be a product security champion by driving Security Architecture and Design, implementation and 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 controls which protect the applications from attacks on various platforms and technologies, like:

             -        Linux, Windows, VMWare, Openstack, SDN, Public cloud like AWS, Google

             -       Cybersecurity tools like IDS, SIEM, Tripwire, Tanium, Netwitness, Netflow, WAF

            -       HSMs, Tokenization systems, data encryption solutions from Safenet, Vormetric etc

            -       Web technologies like HTTP, SOAP, REST services, AJAX

            -       Databases like Oracle, MS SQL, Redis, Cassandra

            -       Programming languages like Java, C, C++, .Net, Javascript, GoLang, ErLang, etc

            -       Caching services like Hazelcast, Coherence, and messaging systems like Kafka, MQ

            -       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.

        ·        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.


What we’re after…

·         Strong knowledge of deep design review and Secure Development Lifecycle methodologies, Agile based methodologies, middleware platforms, development platforms (Java, C, C++, .NET etc.).

·         Excellent knowledge on Web Application Security, Threat Modelling and OWASP.

·         Strong knowledge of data protection concepts and cryptographic fundamentals, encryption algorithms

·         Experienced hands on SW development in C/Objective-C/C++/Swift/Java/.Net

·         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.

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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