Senior payments security analyst

Website Target Corporation


About This Opportunity

The Senior PCI Security Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the PCI DSS compliance of people, process, and technology for a subset of technical-focused PCI DSS requirements at Target as well as the additional. This is not a check the box role; we work with teams across the organization daily on current and future looking activities.  Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Senior PCI Security Analyst, you’ll take the lead as you…

Help determine and drive strategic and day to day team objectives
Consult on Target’s complex payment systems considering PCI DSS compliance obligations
Understand and document complex branded payment acceptance or card servicing processes
Apply established PCI DSS scoping criteria
Obtain and review evidence of compliance to support technical or complex PCI DSS requirements
Support the completion of the annual PCI DSS Report on Compliance
Drive necessary system and process updates
Scope, interpret, and prioritize both application and network vulnerability test results
Manage and communicate key compliance milestones for critical systems and complex processe
Facilitate interaction between the business and Target’s PCI DSS Qualified Security Assessor (QSA)
Work closely with cross-functional teams and develop strong liaison relationships.
Stay current with new and evolving security topics and technologies via formal training and self-directed education
Willingly share knowledge and experiences with less experienced staff to help grow team talent bench through training and mentoring


Bachelor’s degree
3-5 years IT background; experience with compliance or regulatory issues preferred
2+ years prior experience supporting a Level 1 or Level 2 organization’s PCI DSS compliance effort, working with an ISA or QSA, or serving as a ISA or QSA
Intermediate knowledge of all requirements of the PCI DSS v3.x, other significant PCI SSC guidance, and card security and compliance requirements from the major card brands
Intermediate knowledge of five or more of the following technical areas: network segmentation, operating system security, encryption and key management, tokenization, anti-virus and malware, secure system development, identity and access management, vulnerability management, physical access controls, penetration testing, file integrity monitoring, logging, and information security policy
Able to scope, interpret and prioritize both application and network vulnerability test results
Experience with project management (planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives)
Ability to identify problems, analyze data and present conclusions effectively
Strong verbal, written and presentations skills
Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Adobe, SharePoint)
Industry Certifications (CISSP/PCI QSA or ISA/PCIP/CISM/CRISC) preferred

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