Co-op services Credit Union Security Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa


CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Security Engineerto be responsible fordesigning, building and defending scalable, secure, and robust systems; working on operational data center systems and networks; helping the organization understand advanced cyber threats; and helping to create strategies to protect those networks.


  • Design, document and deploy perimeter security platform designs that will be used across the environment.

  • Develop and carry out information security plans and policies

  • Assist and collaborate with other engineers within the team.

  • Provide design validation for new technology and major changes within the environment.

  • Define, document and enforce standards, processes and procedures within the team to better streamline the group as a whole.

  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through the enterprise networks

  • Participate in defining best of class security practices for enterprise networks providing high-volume financial services transactions.

  • Participate in maintenance windows where applicable.

  • Collaborate with other technology groups and technology architects on product strategy discussions.

  • Develop or implement open-source/third-party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats

  • Installation and use of firewalls, data encryption and other security products and procedures

  • On-call resource for Incident Response and operational functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/related field or 3-5 years equivalent work experience in Cyber Security

  • Minimum 3 years security engineering experience in mid to large IT organizations.

  • 3 years of experience with SIEM deployment and management (preferably McAfee Nitro)

  • 3 years of hands on and progressive information security design and implementation experience in a security engineering role preferred

  • Network routing, switching, packet analysis (preferred).

  • Exceptional planning, organization, communication, presentation, multi-tasking, prioritization, documentation, and business analysis skills.

  • Ability to work independently in addition to working closely in a team environment.

  • IDS/IPS experience with enterprise grade solutions

  • PCI DSS compliance knowledge. Expert hands-on experience with firewalls and knowledge of IP networking and network security including Intrusion Detection, DMZ, encryption, IPSec, PKI, VPNs, MPLS/VPLS, Site to Site VPN tunnels, SSL/VPN, proxy services, and DNS.

  • Preferred Certifications:


  • CSSA




About Us

CO-OP Financial Servicesis the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.

Req No.2018-2506

CategoryInformation Technology