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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Hybrid Work Eligible)

Company: WaFd Bank
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary
The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer will provide technical focus in the cybersecurity program and partner with IT and business stakeholders to help build and operate cybersecurity controls while also ensuring our colleagues and clients have safe and secure digital solutions to conduct business. This position requires a balance of technical acumen, customer focus, and urgency.
Along with the key functions listed below, each position will be expected to uphold the value that WaFd places on simply being nice when servicing our colleagues and clients. -

  • Develop, implement, and operate cybersecurity controls and processes to help safeguard our AWS cloud infrastructure and applications
  • Collaborate with development and infrastructure teams to integrate security throughout the development and deployment process
  • Provide expertise and guidance on cloud security best practices and industry trends
  • Responsible for technical architecture and implementation of all cybersecurity including Cybersecurity Controls (firewalls, authentication, etc.) and Cybersecurity Systems (antivirus, content filtering, IPS, IDS etc.). This includes adjusting existing Cybersecurity infrastructure as well as evaluating new infrastructure to address new or increased threats/vulnerabilities
  • Optimize and help contribute to the Bank's regulatory compliance posture as it relates to cloud and infrastructure cybersecurity controls
  • Mentor junior cybersecurity colleagues to support the continued maturity of the cybersecurity program and employee skill growth
  • Develop new detective and investigative capabilities using current technical solutions, and grow cyber intelligence capabilities and networks
  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging threats and vulnerabilities in cloud security
  • Other duties assigned

    Knowledge and Skills

    • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity with a focus on AWS cloud security
    • AWS Certified Security Specialty certification is preferred
    • Strong knowledge of cloud security best practices and industry standards
    • Experience with AWS security services such as AWS WAF, AWS Shield, AWS GuardDuty, AWS Inspector, AWS Security Hub, etc.
    • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory compliance frameworks and industry best practices (e.g. FFIEC IT Handbook, NIST CSF, CIS, CSA)
    • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Bash, and PowerShell
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

      Key Behaviors/Competencies

      • Contribute to team commitment, team cohesion, and trust. Support an environment of collaboration and innovation
      • Be a trusted technical advisor on Cybersecurity
      • Act with integrity
      • Make decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the bank's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics and Cybersecurity best practices

        At WaFd Bank you get all of these great benefits!

        • Paid time off for vacation, sick days and holidays
        • Health insurance
        • Stock options
        • Bonus programs
        • Generous 7% 401(k) employer matching*
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Life and AD&D insurance
        • Long-term disability
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Employee assistance programs
        • Pre-tax health and dependent-care spending plans

          WaFd Bank Benefits Summary - Click here for more information
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          Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
          We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. - We recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. - WaFd Bank is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities to the full extent required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). - If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, you are encouraged to contact us at 800.324.9375.
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          WaFd Bank Benefits Summary - click here for more information
          MinUSD $120,000.00/Yr.
          MaxUSD $180,000.00/Yr.
          Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date8/23/2023

Keywords: WaFd Bank, Seattle , Senior Cybersecurity Engineer (Hybrid Work Eligible), Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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