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Information Security Threat Management Specialist - Cyber Security Operations

Denver, Colorado;

Job Description:

The Financial Services Sector represents a vital component of our nation's critical infrastructure. Large-scale power outages, recent natural disasters, and an increase in the number and sophistication of cyber-attacks demonstrate the wide range of potential risks facing the sector.  Bank of America, due to its brand and size, presents itself as a significant target for cyber-attacks from both external and internal threat actors. 
 
Job Description:
The Global Information Security - Cyber Defense team is a true global operations shop with leading edge technologies, processes, and people. This role will be responsible for developing and executing a database activity threat hunting strategy including the day to day data analytics responsibilities. The role requires someone who will be proactive in furthering the database activity monitoring program  maturity. The candidate should be intellectually curious and have a natural drive to find and mitigate risks. 
 
Key responsibilities include:
•    Data Analytics and threat hunting related to high risk database
•    Database Activity threat hunting strategy development and execution
•    Identify process improvement opportunities and possible solutions
•    Identify and escalate detection policy/ rule improvements
•    Identify and escalate risk
•    Willingness to actively participate in team discussions and knowledge-sharing
•    Abide by and operate under the firms code of ethics, foremost being honesty, integrity and loyalty
 
Important Skills:
•    Information Security experience with an comprehensive understanding of Database security/ DLP/ information security concepts/ principles/ technologies 
•    Intellectually curious, analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
•    A proven ability to work independently on initiatives, driving action and meeting objectives 
•    Self-starter with an ability to navigate and collaborate effectively within a geographically complex and dispersed global team
•    Effective communications both written and verbal with the ability to present threat hunting topics and potential findings do a broad audience
•    Ability to conduct ongoing review of existing Database security business rules/ processes, make recommendations for enhancements and/ or automation processes to facilitate incident response and incident remediation
•    Excellent Time management/ organization
•    Experienced gathering/ developing business/ functional requirements and presenting to stakeholders 
•    Familiarity with Bank of America database activity monitoring and/or a database security or activity monitoring function with similar enterprise scope
•    Database Administration experience
•    Experience identifying threats, vulnerabilities, and exploitations
•    Experience/ and or familiarity with User Behavior Analytics (UBA)
•    Operations experience with a focus on process improvement
•    Experience working with auditors both internal and external as well as compliance 
 

Nice to Have Skills:
•    Experience with Guardium, ArcSight, Splunk
•    Certifications - Security+, Network+, CEH, CISSP, CCNA, CCNP
•    Familiar with Big Data platforms such as Hadoop
•    Python or other development language experience
 

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Financial Services Sector represents a vital component of our nation's critical infrastructure. Large-scale power outages, recent natural disasters, and an increase in the number and sophistication of cyber-attacks demonstrate the wide range of potential risks facing the sector.  Bank of America, due to its brand and size, presents itself as a significant target for cyber-attacks from both external and internal threat actors. 
 
Job Description:
The Global Information Security - Cyber Defense team is a true global operations shop with leading edge technologies, processes, and people. This role will be responsible for developing and executing a database activity threat hunting strategy including the day to day data analytics responsibilities. The role requires someone who will be proactive in furthering the database activity monitoring program  maturity. The candidate should be intellectually curious and have a natural drive to find and mitigate risks. 
 
Key responsibilities include:
•    Data Analytics and threat hunting related to high risk database
•    Database Activity threat hunting strategy development and execution
•    Identify process improvement opportunities and possible solutions
•    Identify and escalate detection policy/ rule improvements
•    Identify and escalate risk
•    Willingness to actively participate in team discussions and knowledge-sharing
•    Abide by and operate under the firms code of ethics, foremost being honesty, integrity and loyalty
 
Important Skills:
•    Information Security experience with an comprehensive understanding of Database security/ DLP/ information security concepts/ principles/ technologies 
•    Intellectually curious, analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
•    A proven ability to work independently on initiatives, driving action and meeting objectives 
•    Self-starter with an ability to navigate and collaborate effectively within a geographically complex and dispersed global team
•    Effective communications both written and verbal with the ability to present threat hunting topics and potential findings do a broad audience
•    Ability to conduct ongoing review of existing Database security business rules/ processes, make recommendations for enhancements and/ or automation processes to facilitate incident response and incident remediation
•    Excellent Time management/ organization
•    Experienced gathering/ developing business/ functional requirements and presenting to stakeholders 
•    Familiarity with Bank of America database activity monitoring and/or a database security or activity monitoring function with similar enterprise scope
•    Database Administration experience
•    Experience identifying threats, vulnerabilities, and exploitations
•    Experience/ and or familiarity with User Behavior Analytics (UBA)
•    Operations experience with a focus on process improvement
•    Experience working with auditors both internal and external as well as compliance 
 

Nice to Have Skills:
•    Experience with Guardium, ArcSight, Splunk
•    Certifications - Security+, Network+, CEH, CISSP, CCNA, CCNP
•    Familiar with Big Data platforms such as Hadoop
•    Python or other development language experience
 

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22089935

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Adam Waller

Referral Bonus:

0

Colorado pay and benefits information

Colorado pay range:

$86,700 - $140,000 annualized salary, offers to be determined 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.