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Cyber Security Engineer - Specialist at Equifax Inc. in Alpharetta, Georgia

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Your Focus

The Security Build Team develops and maintains the signals, tools, and infrastructure that we use, constantly evolving them to match sophisticated attackers. As part of this team, you will be building advanced and novel detection mechanisms for attacker techniques tactics and procedures, developing systems to automate remediation, conducting threat hunting, and performing network and systems forensics, as well as malware and indicator analysis. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping Equifax's internal systems humming, Equifax employees, consumers and customers alike rely on us to keep things running. We're the experts at protecting your privacy and ensuring your security.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The perks of being an Equifax employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax.

What you'll do

  • Implement and engineer solutions in collaboration with the security architecture team and identify the operational requirements for ensuring smooth operations of those solutions

  • Collaborate on a security technology vision for delivering security services into the Equifax ecosystem

  • Participate in defining security practices and operations for the enterprise

  • Work with software engineers and DevOps engineers to deploy security services

  • Contribute engineering and operational requirements and optimizations into the architecture and design of security solutions

  • Evaluating and adopting new tools to improve security capabilities

  • Learn new tools and define optimum configurations for the Equifax Ecosystem

  • Solve engineering problems and identify solutions for deploying security capabilities

  • Build new security capabilities for Equifax, collaborating with the Security Architecture team

  • Deliver consumable security capabilities for security and its customers in Technology and business


  • Assist in defining cloud security controls, reviewing, and operationalize cloud security controls to provide cloud security assurance for all Equifax cloud operating environments

  • Experience using cloud configuration and automation tools (e.g., Puppet, Chef or ansible)

  • Experience building out Data Lakes at scale using configuration management 

  • Experience in building and deploying services in AWS or GCP cloud environment(s)

  • Administrative level experience using Linux 

  • Engineering level experience in integrating tools as part of CI/CD

  • Administrative and engineering level experience with Docker and Kubernetes

  • Experience with a developing/building scripts using high-level languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, Perl)

  • Bachelors from college or university

  • 5-10 years of experience

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White



Function - Security Governance and Compliance


Full time