Cyber Security Engineer, Threat Monitoring

Plano 3 (31063), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Cyber Security Engineer, Threat Monitoring

Capital One is a diversified bank that offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small business and commercial clients. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared values, come together to make Capital One a great company and a great place to work.

Security is essential to what we do at Capital One, from protecting our customers to our associates. As part of the Information Security Officer team for a line of business, you are passionate about security monitoring and risk management. You see security as an enabler and differentiator to enable the business through innovation, not a step in the compliance process. You work with the business to help them achieve security monitoring in an efficient and cost effective manner. You are pragmatic and practical in your approach to security monitoring, but also willing to know when to pull in experts and escalate. You collaborate and innovate with other teams within Capital One to push the envelope.

  • Participate in Threat Surface analysis and monitoring use case development across divisional business applications
  • Partner with business application teams to assess their logging capabilities to enable new monitoring/alerting features. Assist with onboarding to security monitoring platforms
  • Develop, test and deploy alerting capabilities
  • Assist in the development of playbooks that enable alerting response in a manner consistent with enterprise incident management standards
  • Monitor alerts generated and engage in incident and case management process to drive remediation and root cause analysis activities
  • Participate in on-call rotation as needed to respond to alerts outside normal business hours
  • Create reporting for division's monitoring program to provide insight into performance and threat trends

About You:
  • You have a desire to work in a very fast moving, forward leaning, modern computing environment
  • You have a strong desire to continually learn and innovate
  • You are a strong conceptual thinker
  • You can work well under minimal supervision
  • You have team-oriented interpersonal skills and the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people, roles, and levels of management
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You maintain calmness and clarity of thought under pressure and demonstrate the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • You have a deep understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification
  • At least 5 years Information Technology or Cybersecurity experience
  • At least 3 years experience in a Security Operations or Security Platform management role
  • At least 3 years experience in creating and deploying Cybersecurity or Information Technology monitoring
  • At least 3 years experience in scripting (PERL, Python or Bash)
  • At least 2 years experience with Application Security
  • At least 2 years experience in developing security threat Monitoring or Alerting playbooks
  • At least 1 year experience with Cloud technologies (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Threat Modeling Methodologies
  • Experience in Security Engineering and Automation
  • Experience with SIEM and Open Source Logging Platforms
  • Experience in developing dashboards and performance reporting
  • Experience utilizing Agile methodologies
  • Experience Categorizing/Prioritizing Threats based on MITRE
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Professional certifications (Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Certified Secure Software Engineer, GCDA, GCIH or equivalent)

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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Who We Are

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.