Senior Security Analyst

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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

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a Security Champion of overall Clearing and Settlement department.
  • Develop, enhance, and fix programs for securing and enhancing Visa’s critical Clearing and Settlement systems.
  • Collaborate with CyberSecurity, Application Teams, PenTest Teams and technical staff to design and secure applications by appropriate solutions.
  • Monitor vulnerability and threat prevention systems.
  • Evaluate options and provide recommendation on scope and scale of effort required to develop solutions.
  • Participate and maintain the implementation of an effective Information Security Program.
  • Contribute during technical security engagements to ensure VISA’s compliance with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Create design documents, code, unit/functional test, document and implement new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships across disciplines to provide superior product support.
  • Support and deliver on resulting initiatives from the Business Plan and Technology strategy demonstrating re-use, eliminating duplicative components, architectural design, and use of innovative products.
  • Suggest and cultivate ideas on the extension of the current systems to new products and services.
  • Must be able to understand the positioning of a solution within the company and to build consensus to effectively gain buy-in from all participants.
  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards, processes, and systems.
  • Develop ways to automate compliance and security to improve the efficiency of the Team.


Basic Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters,

MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or more than 2 years of work

experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)

  • 2+ years in information security management, security event monitoring and remediation of

system/application vulnerabilities.

  • Experience with web application security, secure coding and best practices are required.
  • Experience with Patch and Vulnerability management solution (Qualys, TSR) are essential.
  • Experience in Java/J2EE, JavaScript, Angular, NodeJS, Spring, MySQL, Linux and Linux standards,

rest API authentication.

  • Experience with tools like Checkmarx, Sonarcube, and Blackduck.
  • Experience with HSMs, Tokenization systems, data encryption solutions from Safenet, Luna client


  • Experience with Web Access Management solutions like Forgerock, Custom/in-house Security


  • Working knowledge of SSL/TLS and handshaking.
  • Experience with Security Cryptographic protocols (Auth, data encryption, connection, application

operation over networks etc.

  • Experience with security assessments, penetration testing, fixing security attacks like CSRF, DOS by

loop, SQL Injections, administering Splunk Enterprise, firewall management.

  • Access Management
  • Good interpersonal, facilitation skills and Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptability is a must, including the ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction from

management. Should possess excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the “big picture” enterprise-level view to the low-

level technical view.

  • Ability to represent technical and business issues and solutions to multiple levels internally and

externally to support strategic organizational plans.

Additional InformationVisa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

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.

Job Number: REF006581W

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