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Location:Raleigh, NC
Company:First Citizens Bank
First posted:May 13, 2017

Senior Cyber Security Engineer
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Job ID #: 28485
Location: NC-Raleigh
Functional Area: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full-Time Exempt
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: 6 years
Days and Hours: M-F / 8-5
Physical Address: 100 East Tryon Road, Raleigh, NC 27603
Department Name: Information Technology

Position Description

First Citizens Bank is one of the top financial services providers in the nation, recognized and awarded for our customer satisfaction, sustainable profitability, and overall stability and security. Our associates make First Citizens Bank a great place for our clients to do business. Those who grow, achieve and succeed with First Citizens Bank are those who share our core values of integrity, service excellence and stability.

As a Senior Cyber Security Engineer you will be working with the Information Security and IT Risk Team. You will be responsible for Cyber Defense technologies and related services used to mitigate the organization’s exposure to Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), Advanced Evasion Techniques (AET), hacktivism, cyber-crime, other forms of online attacks and unauthorized access targeting the financial services industry.

Additional Responsibilities:
- Responsible for engineering and operations of process and technology supporting use in Boundary Defense and Endpoint Defense.
- Perform day to day operations, management, and administration to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets and technology infrastructures of the organization using one or more of the following technologies:
Firewalls, Web-Proxy, VPN, IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware, Anti-phishing technologies, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), Data Loss Prevention, Event log analysis, Security audit remediation.
- Implement changes that adhere to the network security architecture that includes distinct zones to separate internal, external, and DMZ traffic segments to limit impact, should a security incident occur.
- Continually maintain and enhance the Banks security through the use of risk mitigation tools and techniques in order to enable secure integrated information systems that support the customers, clients, and Bank’s financial growth.
- Participate as an active member in technical team to recommend and implement effective security configurations.
- Participate in the change management process to ensure that firewall, web proxy, and other perimeter security tools enforce network security architecture decisions.
- Detect, remove and defend against malicious software.
- Administer processes and tools that permits only trusted software to run on a device (whitelisting).
- Prevent certain software from running on a device (blacklisting).
- Identity unauthorized changes to secure configurations.
- Encrypt sensitive data.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience in systems engineering, networking or information security technologies including at least 3 years of experience in an enterprise security environment.
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of experience in systems engineering, networking or information security technologies including at least 3 years of experience in an enterprise security environment.

Additional Requirements:
- Knowledge of data security practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of database administration, programming, and systems analysis procedures.
- Knowledge of risk management standards and procedures.
- Thorough knowledge of database software and operating systems.
- Proven ability to develop and implement information security strategies in large, complex organizations.
- Highly effective in developing and communicating audience appropriate information to technical, management, and executive audiences.
- Proven ability to anticipate and lead the response to cyber threats, attacks and vulnerabilities.
- Ability to lead and perform risk analysis for vulnerabilities, incidents and change management requests.
- Proven ability to quickly analyze large amounts of often conflicting data and make sound decisions in extremely stressful situations.
- Proven ability to build and maintain strong enterprise relationships with internal and external teams/resources.
- Prior experience that includes successful design, implementation and operation of enterprise information security service capabilities and functions in large scale, technically complex organizations.
- Experience with large and complex technical infrastructure networks.
- Strong knowledge of various platform technologies including internet, network, distributed systems, desktop computing, voice, and threat management technologies.
- In depth experience with enterprise security controls including malware, protection, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, content filtering, internet proxies, encryption controls, and log management solutions.
- In-depth understanding of TCP/IP networking, including routers, switches, public/private networks, internet protocol security (IPSec), and virtual private networks (VPN) and Unix experience.
- Demonstrated Advanced knowledge with Packet Capture and analysis.
- Ability to work as part of a team and independently with limited supervision.
- Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
- Ability to lead, mentor, and train others.

Other Preferred Qualifications:
- Financial services experience.
- Experience in a highly regulated industry sector (e.g. Government, Energy, Carrier-Telecommunications).
- Knowledge of web application security and scripting languages (Python, PERL, PHP, and/or Shell).
- Cisco Routing/Switching, Firewalls, McAfee, RACF, Windows, and Unix experience.
- Experience with Packet Capture utilities (Wireshark, TCPDump, etc.).
- Position relevant information security certifications (e.g. CISSP, GIAC GSLC, GIAC GISP).
- Bachelor degree in a technology-related field.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

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