Cybersecurity Engineer - Charlotte - 16948BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at
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Moody's Shared Services - Cybersecurity Services

Job Description

Moody’s IT Risk department is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to join its growing organization. This is a challenging position requiring knowledge in security for cloud environments and the ability to develop for that environment. The candidate should be motivated and willing to take on challenges, able to multi-task to succeed and have the ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.

The Cybersecurity team is globally responsible for helping the organization balance risk by aligning policies and procedures with Moody’s business and regulatory requirements. The team is responsible for the development, enforcement and monitoring of security controls, policies and procedures, disaster recovery programs, GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) reporting and the delivery of security services including the company’s Cyber Security program.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Act as the Cybersecurity Engineer for Moody’s technology infrastructure teams and outsourcing providers.
  • Develop Cybersecurity Engineering blueprints and solutions to enable business demand.
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer will perform the hands on execution of work to enable the various products and service.
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for all AWS / Azure Role policy reviews.
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for evaluating AWS / Azure services to determine security impacts.
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for implementing security controls related to the cloud.
  • The Cybersecurity Engineer will enhance automation capability across Moody’s Cybersecurity portfolio by developing scripts to automate manual activity. .


Minimum education and work experience required for this position include:

  • Recommended 3-5 years of experience in IT industry, preferably in a financial services or consulting organization
  • BS or BA degree, preferably in technology/business or equivalent
  • CISSP, SANS or equivalent certifications recommended
  • Knowledge and experience using of one or more scripting languages including ; python, terraform, ruby, ansible, php, AWS lambda, powershell
  • Capability to troubleshoot effectively at all OSI layers.

Key Competencies

  • Familiar with various databases and SQL.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new technologies, tools, internal/external systems and design frameworks. Strong and broad technology background.
  • Ability to think with a security mindset. The successful candidate has a strong IT background with in depth knowledge of one or more key security practice area: access control; application security; network security; security architecture; security strategy
  • Strong knowledge of engineering design principles, development and secure coding practices.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to interact directly with customers that do not have an IT background.
  • Strong presentation skills involving large and of varying IT background audiences.
  • Proven ability to work within a large enterprise that spans multiple continents, is governed by change management and has a tiered support model.
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