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SOC Level 3 Sr Consultant

Denver, Colorado;

Job Description:

The Bank of America Global Information Security (GIS) level-three security consultant is part of the Cyber Security Operations (SOC) team. The SOC team works closely other GIS teams as experts in the detection of and analysis of all cyber-related suspicious security events.  The SOC Sr. Consultant is responsible for the timely and accurate identification of security events, quality assurance of lower level analysts’ work, mastery of the technologies and information that we analyze, while maintaining expert-level knowledge of detection tools and techniques, and proper escalation of incidents for immediate response, containment and recovery.

As an experienced cyber security professional, the SOC Sr/ Consultant provides information security advice to SOC management and other GIS teams with regard to moderately complex security issues. This person coordinates the reporting of data security incidents and works on complex cyber problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors and technologies. The SOC Sr. Consultant exercises broad strategic judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining risk reduction options and security results. This individual works with SOC leadership to provide assistance to SOC Analysts, by assigning work and resolving problems. Knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure and implementation techniques is a key component to this role.

The SOC Sr. Consultant will partner with GIS senior leaders to assist with defining the strategy and roadmaps for technology products, service standards, and governance routines that impact the firm. The SOC Sr. Consultant will perform deep dives and quality assurance of security event analysis by collating data from various sources, working across multiple GIS Control Teams, to determine if a critical system or data has been impacted.  The SOC Sr. Consultant will provide advisory support to SOC Analysts and other GIS teams, and will assist in support for new analytic tools, methods, and processes for detecting and responding to cyber threats.  Successfully candidates can take advantage of a competitive tuition reimbursement program, as well as a world-class training and industry certification opportunities.

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Information Security best practices, principles and attack vectors
  • Previous experience in SOC operations
  • Basic programming knowledge; able to learn Python/PERL/.NET, if not already proficient
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and address problems to resolve issues whenever possible in way that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight. Motivated and willing to learn.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.
  • 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 enabling collaboration with peers and various levels of management

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Typically 4-7 years of IT experience.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Ability to work with Technical and Non-Technical business owners
  • Assist with internal efficiencies projects and development
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and correlate information from a wide variety of enterprise technologies

Enterprise Role Overview:

Operates processes and/or tools that provide incident response and privacy controls. Uses expertise to identify, analyze, respond, and recover capabilities. Uses advanced understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, attack vectors, malware, and digital forensics to guide incident response and reporting. Typically has 3-5 years of relevant experience across multiple incident or privacy disciplines as an individual contributor.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Bank of America Global Information Security (GIS) level-three security consultant is part of the Cyber Security Operations (SOC) team. The SOC team works closely other GIS teams as experts in the detection of and analysis of all cyber-related suspicious security events.  The SOC Sr. Consultant is responsible for the timely and accurate identification of security events, quality assurance of lower level analysts’ work, mastery of the technologies and information that we analyze, while maintaining expert-level knowledge of detection tools and techniques, and proper escalation of incidents for immediate response, containment and recovery.

As an experienced cyber security professional, the SOC Sr/ Consultant provides information security advice to SOC management and other GIS teams with regard to moderately complex security issues. This person coordinates the reporting of data security incidents and works on complex cyber problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors and technologies. The SOC Sr. Consultant exercises broad strategic judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining risk reduction options and security results. This individual works with SOC leadership to provide assistance to SOC Analysts, by assigning work and resolving problems. Knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure and implementation techniques is a key component to this role.

The SOC Sr. Consultant will partner with GIS senior leaders to assist with defining the strategy and roadmaps for technology products, service standards, and governance routines that impact the firm. The SOC Sr. Consultant will perform deep dives and quality assurance of security event analysis by collating data from various sources, working across multiple GIS Control Teams, to determine if a critical system or data has been impacted.  The SOC Sr. Consultant will provide advisory support to SOC Analysts and other GIS teams, and will assist in support for new analytic tools, methods, and processes for detecting and responding to cyber threats.  Successfully candidates can take advantage of a competitive tuition reimbursement program, as well as a world-class training and industry certification opportunities.

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Information Security best practices, principles and attack vectors
  • Previous experience in SOC operations
  • Basic programming knowledge; able to learn Python/PERL/.NET, if not already proficient
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and address problems to resolve issues whenever possible in way that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight. Motivated and willing to learn.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.
  • 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 enabling collaboration with peers and various levels of management

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Typically 4-7 years of IT experience.
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Ability to work with Technical and Non-Technical business owners
  • Assist with internal efficiencies projects and development
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and correlate information from a wide variety of enterprise technologies

Enterprise Role Overview:

Operates processes and/or tools that provide incident response and privacy controls. Uses expertise to identify, analyze, respond, and recover capabilities. Uses advanced understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, attack vectors, malware, and digital forensics to guide incident response and reporting. Typically has 3-5 years of relevant experience across multiple incident or privacy disciplines as an individual contributor.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21072155

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Michael Geddie

Referral Bonus:

0

Colorado job seekers

Colorado pay range:

$88,700 - $120,000 annualized salary, offers to be negotiated based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.

Benefits

This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.