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Sr. Director, Information Security

Company: Tsys
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results. We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions. Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow. Summary of This Role Designs applications of advanced complexity which address business functionality and performance needs, while ensuring that maximum security is applied. Incorporates both in-house and externally acquired solutions. Considered a subject matter expertise in relation to security architecture and liaises with other areas of IT in the dissemination of this information to counter threats and internal and external vulnerabilities. Applies experience in topics such as enterprise software, software and hardware configurations, authentication, authorizations, detection and countering errant codes and scripts and related matters. What Part Will You Play?

  • Applies expert application development understanding and includes security controls within the application pipeline for highly complex projects. Verifies controls are adhered to and oversees or advises lower level architects through design reviews.
  • Advises leadership and IT colleagues while utilizing expert understanding of security architecture design.
  • Utilizes an expert understanding of the appropriate settings for premise or cloud based security platforms in order to build guides for the most complex implementations of a given platform.
  • Advises leadership of vulnerability scanning and/or penetration test results to eliminate false positives while identifying appropriate mitigation for true issues.
  • Acts as subject matter expert and advises leaders for InfoSec Architectural policies, standards and guidelines. Oversees the maintenance and development of InfoSec architectural policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Serves as industry and company expert for interpreting implications of new threats and impact to TSYS, and able to provide remediation guidance for impacted TSYS resources. What Are We Looking For in This Role? Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Relevant Experience or Degree in: in Information Security or Computer Science
    • Typically Minimum 8+ Years Relevant Exp
    • Prior experience must be as an Information Security Analyst, or related role. Advises leaders of regulatory audit requirements and reviews most complex solutions developed by others to address findings. Degree strongly preferred; however, additional 4 y
    • One or more of the following (or similar) -CISSP, CISA, CISM, PCI-QSA, PA-QSA, PCIP, CRISC, Security +, CGEIT
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Prefer that candidate has 10 years of prior experience and must be as an Information Security Architect or substantially similar role. Expert understanding of regulatory audit requirements and able to independently assess and design complete dev/sec/ops What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?
        • Skills / Knowledge - Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Barriers to entry such as technical committee review may exist at this level.
        • Job Complexity - Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
        • Supervision - Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments. May supervise the activities of others.
        • Network Engineering/Architecture - Acts as the department subject matter expert in TCP/IP network connectivity, subnet segmentation, security zones, secure ports/protocols, network authentication/authorization, security tools and their applicability (WAF, IPS, Sandbox, etc.).
        • Systems Engineering/Architecture - Acts as a department subject matter expert in Operating system infrastructure, including Windows, Linux, containers, container orchestration and Virtual Machines. Must understand system authentication options, user rights within systems, user authentication/authorization, least privilege, Group Policy, Automation tooling (Puppet, chef, ansible) and local security agents/tools (Anti-Virus, Whitelisting, forensics, firewall, etc.)
        • Encryption/Cryptography - Acts as the TSYS subject matter expert in the use of digital certificates, root certificate trust, and how to encrypt/decrypt network traffic. Sets standards for the interpretation of data that must be encrypted at rest, and how to assure encryption key Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department. Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading pure play payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to our customers globally. Our technologies, services and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of solutions that allow our customers to operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of channels around the world. Headquartered in Georgia with nearly 24,000 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with worldwide reach spanning over 100 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. For more information, visit and follow Global Payments on Twitter (@globalpayinc), LinkedIn and Facebook.

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