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Assistant Vice President / Officer, Access Management Operations, Global Information Security

Singapore, , Singapore

Job Description:

About Bank of America:

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the World

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Position Description

Background: The Cyber Security Defense (CSD) team’s aim is to protect the bank and have an end to end view and influence over all security controls at the Bank.  Access Management Operation (AMO) team is part of the Cyber Security Defense (CSD) team. AMO is a global team that manages that Bank’s Network accesses and entitlements adhere and adopts to the enterprise policies and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Taking ownership to identify and assess the appropriate outcome for the violation and manage through.
  • Clear and concise communication and partnership of events through to remediation.
  • Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding.
  • Working in tandem with the global Access Management Operation teams to support their initiatives and achieve Global Information Security (GIS) goals.
  • To identify, escalate and debate all risks in line with the bank’s framework.
  • By analyzing events/metrics and escalation data, identify patterns and trends on high risk controls and proactively suggest, develop and implement enhancements to reduce risk.

Key Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, information security or related field.
  • Detailed, bank specific access administration knowledge in Windows, Midrange and Mainframe Platforms with emphasis on security and access controls.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.
  • Assist with internal efficiencies projects and development.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and adjusts to changing demands and requirements.
  • Commits to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal business partners.
  • Influences decisions and outcomes through effective communications (both in writing and when speaking) using clear and concise language.
  • Able to adapt communication style to the audience.
  • Demonstrates the capability of working in a team environment and collaborating with oversea partners.
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight. Motivated and willing to learn.

“Must” have these skills to be minimally qualified

  • Experience with elevated administration of 2 or more of the following asset classes - Platform, Database, Application, Infrastructure; Information Security Principals.
  • Proficient in Windows MS Office Suite. 
  • Proficient in Windows, Midrange and Mainframe access provisioning and security systems. 
  • Cyber Ark and UNIX experience.
  • Sail point, Access Requisition Management system and CSDB familiarity and experience.
  • Ability to read and understand macros in excel and PowerShell (is an advantage).
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and address problems to resolve issues whenever possible in ways that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization.
  • A broad knowledge of information security principles (e.g. Identity and Access Management).
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight.  Motivated and willing to learn.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working across multiple geographies and time zones.
  • Able to communicate technology solutions in layman terms.
  • Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding.
  • Must have strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management.
  • We are a global team where at times we are required to attend meetings or trainings off working hours and weekend standby can be expected although it is not frequent.

Desired Skills

  • Data analytics or project management experience is an advantage.
  • Scripting skills (e.g., JavaScript, Visual Basic, and PowerShell).
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499