Cyber Security Associate--Vendor Security

Cyber Security Associate--Vendor Security

Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78251

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30427
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
Other Location(s): N/A 


Come grow with us


At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

As a Cyber Information Security Associate based in San Antonio, you will join our world-class team of information security professionals tasked with enterprise security in the vendor security space. 


The Information security candidate will be recently graduated or in their first four years of a promising cybersecurity career and will have a clear drive to learn new skills while working with a fast moving and highly skilled team. 

The Information Security Associate will work alongside the rest of Capital Group’s Information Security teams and participate in delivering critical security capabilities. 

  • Conducts security research on relevant adversary tactics and attack methods as they apply to company vendor partnerships.

  • Interact with operational and application teams to provide secure solutions for 3rd party vendors.

  • Perform onsite 3rd party vendor security reviews, some domestic and international travel is required.

  • Assists in collecting metrics and reports for IT Risk Management leadership.

  • Stays current on relevant technologies and trends.


  • Familiarity of network security concepts such as firewalls, VPN and internet proxies.

  • Familiarity with CIS Critical Security Controls and NIST Cyber Security Framework.

  • Familiarity log aggregation technologies such as Splunk.

  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell.

  • A level of knowledge commensurate with an early stage career in Cyber Security and a drive to keep up-to-date in the following areas: cyber security, vulnerability management and security awareness

  • Good learning agility, with the ability to learn new technologies at a rapid pace

  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems.

  • Technical background, with demonstrable experience in a technical role.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • 1+ years work experience in a cyber-security related field.

  • Highly motivated and maintains composure.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer Science, Cyber Security).

Certification you will be expected to obtain:

  • CompTIA Security+

  • CompTIA Network+

  • SANS Institute GIAC-GSEC

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio 
Job Segment: Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security, Technology, Research, Entry Level

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