Cyber Security Specialist

Full Time
Culpeper, Virginia
Industry: Financial Services
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The global provider of secure financial messaging
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SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world's leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and financial crime compliance.

Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to communicate securely and exchange standardised financial messages in a reliable way.

As their trusted provider, we facilitate global and local financial flows, support trade and commerce all around the world; we relentlessly pursue operational excellence and continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies.

Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT's international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT's global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres.

SWIFT has on-going requirements for people with this skill set for positions in our office in in Culpeper, VA. Roles regularly become available throughout the year, and we are currently seeking expressions of interest for opportunities that will arise in 2017.

This person works with business areas, vendors, and other information systems professionals to identify, design, implement and support innovative security solutions, processes and procedures. Responsible for monitoring, assessing and reviewing the rule base and configuration of systems supporting vulnerability assessments, compliance and intrusion detection. This position provides direct support to the business and IT staff for information security related issues. Provides technical direction to other engineers as needed. The level of work is highly complex and staff must be able to work under minimal supervision.  We will have positions at entry level, mid level, and senior level as well. 

Responsibilities:

  • Creates, reviews and implements national security standards and specifications
  • Evaluates and implements security products and/or processes to enhance productivity and effectiveness for various platforms and initiatives
  • Performs incident response activities for highly complex security events
  • Performs forensics and detailed technical investigations
  • Monitors information security policy compliance using various security tools
  • Conducts vulnerability assessments and penetration testing of information systems 
  • Develops technical solutions to mitigate identified vulnerabilities
  • Consults and provides information security expertise to support various projects
  • Performs detailed security reviews of information systems
  • Implements, develops, and maintains hardware and software tools used to support Information Security functions
  • Performs system and database administration for Information Security operated systems and applications
  • Acts as a technical or security advisor in risk management processes

Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Computer Science or Cyber related
  • Experience working in an IP Networks based environment, in support, testing or development
  • Work experience with Scripting languages such as PHP, Perl or Python and databases such as MySQL, and knowledge of Unix and Windows is an asset.
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection and vulnerability assessment capabilities is an asset
  • Any relevant professional experience or security certification will be considered an asset
  • Ability to learn in fast-paced, multi-dimensional, technical environment
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Self-driven as well as be a good team player
  • Must be authorized to work in The United States

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and bonus with exceptional benefits /100% company paid Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Excellent training and career development opportunities
  • Career Advancement
  • 4 weeks paid vacation & 12 Holidays
  • Friendly, professional, stable working environment where one can grow in their career
  • Casual/Professional Environment
  • Company Paid Gym Membership
  • Company Functions & Community Outreach Programs

SWIFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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SWIFT

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services.

We provide our community with a platform for messaging, standards for communicating and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration; identification, analysis and financial crime compliance.

Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to communicate securely and exchange standardised financial messages in a reliable way.

As their trusted provider, we facilitate global and local financial flows, support trade and commerce all around the world; we relentlessly pursue operational excellence and continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies. SWIFT also brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest.

Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT’s international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT’s global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres,

Specialties
Financial Messaging, Security, Automation, Standards, Resilience, Payments, Securities, Consulting, Trade, Treasury, Connectivity, Compliance, Reference Data, Market Infrastructures, Matching, Business Intelligence, Sanctions, Interfaces
 
 
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Company Industry: Financial Services
Company Type: Public Company