Security Engineer I

First Data Corporation   •  

Chandler, AZ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Position Description Overview

First Data’s Global Cyber Security & Fraud group is seeking a motivated and out-going individual to function as a liaison between security and business teams focusing on cryptographic requirements and risks. Candidate must possess a strong desire to think critically and explore new ideas, evaluate solutions and processes holistically, and be comfortable speaking with and presenting to all levels of management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Consult with business, legal and technical personnel, clients, vendors, auditors and senior management to determine requirements for: cryptographic capabilities within payment processing systems with an emphasis on merchant acquiring cryptographic controls within support processes and systems management new clients and support changes for existing clients.
  • New product and development initiatives.
  • Perform solution, process and risk reviews, including the evaluation of data protection requirements, system and procedural security controls, and appropriateness of encryption schemes.
  • Assist in reviews of client processing setups to prevent or detect potential issues.
  • Perform data collection, validation and analysis to generate and disseminate reporting and metrics on the effectiveness of cryptographic controls and risks.
  • Assist with cryptographic service delivery tasks, including the generation, loading, exchange and destruction of sensitive information.

Job Requirements

  • Practical experience developing or analyzing application security controls, information and protection requirements, process and data flows improvements and security risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of cryptography standards and payment network compliance requirements.
  • An understanding of how payment transactions are facilitated between consumers, merchants, acquirers and processes using a variety of payment devices, including POS, ATM, Mobile, etc.
  • Experience applying a quality management or process improvement framework such as Six Sigma, or an information security / operational risk management framework.
  • 2+ years administering or managing financial payment solutions and/or systems employing cryptography and/or 5+ years working in an information security, compliance and/or technology audit function.
  • Periodically assist with off-hours/overnight support activities.
  • Travel up to 20% annually.