Denver, Colorado

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

The Lead Info Security Engineer will participate in the activities of a small, expert team that develops robust technical solutions and advanced analytics to enable preventive threat detection efforts. This role is part of the Security Technology Engineering team which is responsible for collaborating and partnering with various Business Units (BUs) and stakeholders across the organization to manage external and insider threat detection, mitigation, investigation and response efforts across the organization.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Implement and maintain security solutions supporting the insider threat program.
  • Implement monitoring mechanisms to ensure availability, integrity and confidentiality of the solutions.
  • Participate and contribute in meeting such as Architecture Review Board (ARB), service delivery, weekly team meetings.
  • Build and maintain operation and configuration documentation and create and maintain diagrams.
  • Work with Cybersecurity risk and security operation teams to enhance the security posture.
  • Work with vendors to identify capabilities that would support process automation.
  • Conducting proactive research to analyze security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies.
  • Knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure and implementation techniques.

  • 5 Years Required; 7 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Preferred Education
  • University (Degree)

Career Level

Required Qualifications
  • 5 years of experience in Cybersecurity or Information Technology.
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining at least 2 of the following technologies:
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Container security
    • User Behavior Analytics and Insider Threat
    • Kubernetes
    • Computer forensics
    • Splunk SIEM
    • Linux/UNIX administration

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience with cloud security, cloud provider ecosystems (Amazon AWS/Microsoft Azure).
  • Experience with Palo Alto Prisma Cloud Compute (Twistlock), StackRox, Aqua.
  • Experience with managing Symantec Data Loss Prevention or Zscaler.
  • Certification CISSP, CEH, GCIH, AWS Architecture.
  • Highly proficient in engineering and debugging of complex IT systems
  • Expertise in Windows, Linux, UNIX administration.
  • Expertise in network administration of load balancers, firewalls.
  • Programming experience with Python and shell.
  • Knowledge about container design standards, patterns and best practices.

Potential Salary: $137,700.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).


Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That's why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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Denver, Colorado

Build a career that makes an impact!

From retirement, to asset management, to banking, we have opportunities for you. At TIAA, you’ll do meaningful work helping clients pursue financial well-being. Here, your voice is heard and your ideas are welcome.

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Helping those who help others find confidence in retirement is our mission. Founded 100+ years ago to help teachers retire with dignity, our reach now extends well beyond education. We stand hand-in-hand with 5M+ clients to help fortify their money and ignite their dreams.

At TIAA, we know our people make the difference for our customers. That’s why we offer diverse career opportunities and rich programs and benefits to support their professional and personal needs.

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