Senior Cyber Security Engineer (Hybrid)

Budapest, HungaryBudapestHungaryEuropeMay 25, 2024

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Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Within Citi, the Global Infrastructure Defense Security Engineering Team is focusing on designing, developing, testing and architecting Citi’s next generation cyber security solutions across the globe.

In this role you will be responsible to research, develop and certify security strategies, products, architectures and best practices. You will also be responsible to define and influence key security strategy initiatives and deliver security solutions that will adhere to all enterprise security requirements with a potential to influence industry wide roadmaps.

As a Senior Cyber Security Engineer you will

  • define Enterprise Cyber Security Strategies, vision, roadmap and direction including critical products and solutions
  • be responsible for Global Security Products such as Firewalls, Proxies, WAFs
  • be part of a global team defining next generation architectures, such as next generation secure data center, segmentation and security orchestration
  • research and develop industry leading security architectures together with various R&D teams both in-house and across a variety key industry players with strong collaboration
  • do hands-on lab testing of emerging cyber security technologies with using end to end architecture readily available in the lab
  • build and maintain strong vendor relationships, ensure close co-operation with major suppliers and security companies
  • write and publish designs, architecture standards, test results and best practice guides for the global audience
  • call out and identify risk and exposure as it relates to products and architectures from a security and threat perspective
  • proactively participate in enterprise security work groups and teams to come up with innovative ideas and drive them to execution
  • lead and influence a virtual global team, act as a senior subject matter expert for subject security technologies and disciplines

Ideal background

  • 5+ years of experience with multiple security disciplines and strong understanding of layered defense concepts.
  • deep understanding of TCP/IP technologies and knowledge of network routing protocols
  • experience defining enterprise security strategy and ecosystem across diverse products
  • strong hands on experience with firewall and proxy technologies
  • large Scale Network and Security design experience is essential
  • work with and understand regulatory and risk management requirements
  • strong UNIX / Linux experience
  • scripting (Python/Perl/Bash)
  • university / College degree in any STEM area or equivalent industry/technology knowledge


  • opportunity to work on the internal security posture for a large financial and thus shaping the industry overall
  • exposure to a broad range of investment technology businesses and products
  • access to our word class testing lab with physical hands on using hundreds of devices in the IT security ecosystem
  • competitive compensation package
  • flexible work arrangements
  • Paid Parental Leave Program: At Citi, we aim to support families through all life stages, and do our best to help our colleagues manage work and family life, we provide additional support to our employees (maternity leave and paternity leave) on top of the local legal requirements.
  • We offer recognition of your efforts through our compensation package with added benefits:
    • Private Medical Care Program and onsite medical rooms in our buildings
    • Pension Plan Contribution to Voluntary Pension Fund
    • Group Life Insurance
  • access to Citi’s huge training database and subscription to external online training
  • a socially active team and communities with diverse networking opportunities


Your journey at Citi begins here – apply now!


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Full time


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