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U.S. Bank Principal Security Engineer - Advanced Threat (remote/Cincinnati, OH) in Raleigh, North Carolina

U. S. Bank’s Cyber Security Detection team is seeking a Principal Security Engineer - Advanced Threat Detection with a strong networking background. This role requires extensive understanding of the evolving cyber threat landscape, detection capabilities from industry standard tools, and the ability to develop and implement advanced detection logic in multiple platforms. Candidate should be comfortable acting as the primary detection Subject Matter Expert (SME) for their designated domain (such as endpoint, network, cloud, access) and drive enhancements to overall coverage, provide technology requirements, and drive process improvement.

Candidate should be able to identify the main phases of an attack and have the aptitude to turn adversarial TTP’s into custom detection content. Secondary responsibilities require the candidate to have an operational understanding of Security Technology operations, enterprise architectural design, and be able to provide best practices in project scenarios to prevent and detect cyber threats.


  • Develop custom detection signatures that align with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework: Within both a SIEM and detection tools (such as IDS/IPS, EDR, and more)

  • Understand the threat actor’s Tactics, Techniques and Procedures

  • Provide requirements and strategy for security detection tools

  • Assist in post-mortem evaluations on cyber security incidents

  • Support the Incident Response teams by tuning and creating detection signatures

  • Establish and maintain cohesive working relationships with team members, management, key strategic business partners, and vendors

  • Provide technical and team leadership through action, processes improvement, and task management


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science, or equivalent work experience

  • Eight or more year of experience in information security

  • Two or more years of experience in IT infrastructure management, application architecture, risk management, data architecture, middleware technology, and IT operations and project management

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of IT environment including service-oriented and IT architecture, industry trends and direction, system and technology integration, and IT standards, procedures and policies, and emerging technologies

  • Extensive knowledge of software licensing, product and vendor evaluation, technical troubleshooting, and software processing improvement

  • Working knowledge of IT audit and control, governance, asset management, change control, training delivery, and technical writing/documentation

  • Extensive knowledge of information security technologies and administration

  • Working knowledge of IT architecture, audits, network and internet security, information assurance, and computer crime

  • Working proficiency of various technology tools

  • Ability to work cooperatively and professionally with co-workers, customers and management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Ohio-OH-Cincinnati

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 190027103

Other Locations: United States

U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.