Capital One Cyber Security Engineer - Principal Associate in San Francisco, California

201 Third Street (61049), United States of America, San Francisco, California

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.

Cyber Security Engineer - Principal Associate

Job Description

We are seeking highly creative and intellectually curious (CCE) Engineer to be instrumental in accelerating Capital Ones transformation of Security Instrumentation and Automation. As part of an internal engineering security team, you will specialize in helping the CCE team drive security, efficacy, and data driven analysis in the Cyber Security realm. This position requires a deep knowledge of threats against endpoints, networks, applications and knowledge of attacking these same assets.

Your job is to be a double agent. You will be building/adapting Red Team exercises into an automation platform for replay in the environment to ensure the attacks we detect continue to be detected. You will work with Offense, Defense, and Risk Framework teams to deliver reports of the efficacy of our Enterprise Security Stack.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Ensure operational uptime and resiliency of the CCE platform

  • Ability to plan and lead an engagement with an application team to adopt our CCE platform for Risk Controls

  • Engineer, apply, and develop attacks on the CCE platform

  • Generate meaningful metrics for internal customers

  • Generating innovative ideas, developing proof-of-concepts and rapid prototypes alongside other engineers

  • Ability to clearly articulate and explain complex concepts and technologies to a non-technical audience

  • Ability to function in a rapidly evolving environment and adapt to frequent transitions in technologies and teams

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and verbal communication skills are necessary due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with customers, vendors, and other engineering teams, solving complex system problems together

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or Military Experience

  • At least 2 years in Enterprise Application Support

  • At least 2 years of hands-on experience supporting incident handling and remediation

  • At least 2 years of experience analyzing endpoint, and network based attacks

  • At least 1 year of scripting experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Cybersecurity operations role

  • SANS GIAC 504 or 560 Certifications

  • 1+ year experience configuring security appliances

  • 1+ year experience with Amazon Web Services.

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