Sr. Director, Information Security
Posted on: November 19, 2021
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
www.globalpaymentsinc.com and follow Global Payments on Twitter
(@globalpayinc), LinkedIn and Facebook.
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