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MasterCard Senior Security Monitoring and Response Analyst in O'Fallon, Missouri

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Senior Security Monitoring and Response Analyst

Who is Mastercard?

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential.

Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Overview

The Security Operations Defense and Automation (SODA) team is looking for a Senior Security Monitoring and Response Analyst to support and drive maturity of our application security monitoring program as well as contribute to supporting the remainder of the SODA security tool portfolio. The ideal candidate is passionate about securing Mastercard, highly motivated, intellectually curious, analytical, and possesses an entrepreneurial mindset. The role requires a blend of cybersecurity experience, secure application development, and communication skills in order to protect Mastercard applications and provide support for Mastercard associates.

Role

In this highly visible position, you will:

Lead the design, implementation, and enforcement of application security monitoring that protect systems and data

Liase with application development teams to ensure proper logging is enabled for security monitoring and audit purposes

Assess security risks, recommend, and implement improvements within the SODA toolset to reduce vulnerability

Review and update application logging integration guidelines

Utilize SODA tools to enable required security monitoring such as file integrity monitoring, database activity monitoring, etc

Work closely with the Security Operations Center and other Mastercard teams to deploy alerts triggered by suspicious or malicious activity

Recommend protection posture and alerts for individual applications

Integrate alerting with central ticketing system

Provide engineering-level troubleshooting in the case of user or company impact

All About You

Essential requirements of candidates:

Strong working knowledge of security information event management (SIEM) technologies

Strong understanding of TCP/IP, Mitre ATT&CK, Kill Chain, Vulnerability Management and Networking principles

Working knowledge of CI/CD Pipeline architecture and tools

Experience with scripted/command languages such as PowerShell, python, ruby, bash, etc

Experience with Windows, Unix Based Operating Systems, and Cloud Security fundementals

Strong problem-solving skills to effectively research investigate and offer solutions to issues that are more complex and difficult in nature

Ability to work effectively in ambiguous and/or high-pressure situations

Be skilled at explaining technical problems succinctly and clearly

Be a strong, confident, and exacting writer and speaker, able to communicate your vision and roadmap effectively to a wide variety of stakeholders

Previous Security Operations Center or Secure Development Lifecycle experience a plus

NOTE: Candidates go through a thorough screening and interview process. There is no need to include all preferred skills in the job description.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Requisition ID: R-120644

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