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TIAA Lead Cybersecurity Engineer, WAF in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina


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The Info Security Engineer will participate in the activities of a small, expert team that develops robust technical solutions and advanced analytics to enable threat detection and prevention technologies.

This role is part of the Security Technology Engineering team which is responsible for collaborating and partnering with various Business Units and stakeholders across the organization to manage external and insider threat detection, mitigation, investigation and response efforts.

The Security Technologies Engineering Team will leverage various technical and non-technical datasets for early detection of threats and work closely with affected business units to ensure threat activities are managed effectively and efficiently.


  • Develop, implement and maintain security solutions supporting network security technologies (web application firewalls, network firewalls, proxies, packet capture)

  • Implement monitoring mechanisms to ensure availability, integrity and confidentiality of security solutions

  • Participate and contribute in meeting such as Architecture Review Board (ARB), service delivery, weekly team meetings

  • Build and maintain operational and configuration documentation and create and maintain diagrams

  • Work with Cybersecurity risk and security operation teams to enhance the security posture of the enterprise

  • Work with vendors to identify capabilities that would support process automation

  • Conducting proactive research to analyze security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies to strengthen controls

  • Knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure and implementation techniques

Required Skills:

  • Experience with web application firewalls

  • 5 or more years of experience in Cybersecurity Engineering or ITSystem Engineering.

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in security, information technologyor related field

  • General information security certifications (e.g. CISSP, GSEC,etc)

  • Technical information security certifications (e.g. CCNA, GIAC, AWS,etc)

  • Experience in financial services or other highly regulatedindustry

  • Experience with web application firewalls, understanding of HTTPand HTTPS protocol stacks

  • Experience with web filtering solutions (proxies, firewall URLfilters)

  • Experience with cloud security and cloud provider ecosystems (AWS,Azure, etc).

  • Experience with firewall policy management

  • Highly proficient in engineering and debugging of complex ITsystems

  • Strong expertise with network security systems and design

  • Expertise in Windows, Linux, Python, and shell scriptingpreferred.

  • Experience with Splunk, ArcSight, or other log management platforms

  • Ability to work across functional groups to implement and maintainnetwork security solutions

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1728130

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Aug 25, 2020