Principal CyberSecurity Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Professional development
Life insurance
IT security
Network security
Data security
Endpoint protection
Cloud security
Requirements elicitation
Process improvement
IT management
Critical thinking
Problem solving
Cyber security
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Cloud computing
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery

Job Details

Are you ready to make an impact at DTCC?

Do you want to work on innovative projects, collaborate with a dynamic and supportive team, and receive investment in your professional development? At DTCC, we are at the forefront of innovation in the financial markets. We're committed to helping our employees grow and succeed. We believe that you have the skills and drive to make a real impact. We foster a thriving internal community and are committed to creating a workplace that looks like the world that we serve.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Pension / Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

The impact you will have in this role:

The Principal IT Security Engineer is a valued member of the Protect squad and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Cybersecurity capabilities in at least two or more of the following security domains such as Network Security, Data Protection, Container Security, Endpoint Security, and Cloud Security. As a SME, in this position you will be responsible for analyzing complex issues, identify automation opportunities, and manage cybersecurity capabilities while exploring advancements and new functionalities for final Production implementation.

Your Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide 4 th and 5 th level support for tactical and strategic issues related to the assigned multi-domain security technologies.
  • Partner closely with stakeholders to prepare new technologies and functionalities for implementation into the production environment. Specifically, this includes but is not limited to, security playbooks, requirements gathering, process improvements and cybersecurity technology implementations.
  • Work closely with React and Enable Squad Team to find opportunities for automation eliminating manual, mundane activities and improving AI/ML capabilities cross the technology stack.
  • Responsible for implementing the latest versions and patches for the cybersecurity technologies assigned while at the same time looking to improve cybersecurity coverage by implementing newly available feature sets.
  • Actively support the development and delivery of an overall strategy of the Protect Squad while providing technical leadership.
  • Mitigate risk by following established procedures and supervising controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.

**NOTE: The Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8 years of Cybersecurity related experience

Talents Needed for Success:
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience in the field of Cybersecurity with expertise in two or more domains like Network Security, Data Protection, Container Security, Endpoint Security, and Cloud Security.
  • Cloud / Container Security: Experience with Kubernetes Security, Container security / CNAPP (Cloud-Native Application Protection Platform tools, CI/CD security policies, GitOps/ Infrastructure as Code.
  • Data Protection: Data Loss Protection technologies, Database Activity Monitoring tools, CASB
  • Network Security: Secure Web Gateways, Secure Access Secure Edge (SASE), Firewalls, IDS/IPS technologies
  • Endpoint Security: Endpoint Detection and Response, Endpoint Protection, NGAV, DLP and Firewall technologies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to resolve problems effectively and creatively while maintaining a high level of flexibility, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Industry security certifications such as CISSP or other cybersecurity domain coverage is preferred.

The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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