VPC Firewall Risk Analyst

Synchrony Systems Remote
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January 20, 2023
Synchrony Systems
New York, New York State

VPC Firewall Risk Analyst
Full Time | NY | Remote

Job Title

VPC Firewall Risk Analyst

Relevant Experience
(in Yrs)


Technical/Functional Skills

  • GCP VPC networking and firewall concepts

Experience Required

The candidate should have 10+ years of experience with min 3+ years of operations team handling experience.

Familiarity with Cloud Security Engineering, Network and System terminology. Experience in data networking is a plus.

Hands-on experience managing and provisioning the cloud solution infrastructure

Analyze and optimize technical and business processes

Experience in Terraform, Palo Alto Prisma Cloud and Sentinel.

Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

A solid understanding of risk assessment, regulatory standards, vulnerability etc.

Should be able to work independently with little supervision in a global and fast speed environment

Preferred to have experience or familiarity in web application firewall.

Should be highly organized and can drive multiple tasks or initiatives

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Roles & Responsibilities

Conduct risk reviews of GCP VPC firewall policies requests

Review and analyze the GCP VPC Service control policies

Validate the requested connectivity as per Bank standards, policies, and architecture.

Assessment of high and medium category risks for approval / rejection.

Providing approvals for requests post assessment.

Sending back request to approvers with rationale and recommendations.

Regularly review and provide suggestions to amend firewall governance relevant policies, controls, and procedures together with multiple stakeholders, with a focus on Cloud Security.

Supporting the Bank’s transition from the tactical to strategic GCP Firewall Governance.

Analyze user services/APIs which are supported by VPC Service Controls

Hands on DevOps engineering

KOP/KOD creation and maintenance, with focus on Cloud technologies and best practices.

Implement and Manage Governance Framework, including Cloud Security best practices.

In the pursuit of continuous improvement, evaluate new tools and technologies for the process optimization

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $110,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule

Compensation package:

  • Bonus pay

Experience level:

  • 8 years


  • 8 hour shift


  • Linux: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cybersecurity: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Information security: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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