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Senior Information Security Architect

Dublin, , Ireland

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr Information Security Architect

Corporate Title:  Vice President

Location: Dublin

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Location Overview:

At our Central Park office, Leopardstown, you will find our state-of-the-art facilities based in Dublin’s premium business park. With an onsite gym, staff restaurant and coffee shop, all your daily needs are conveniently catered for. There are also a range of travel options available to staff, including the LUAS network and the Central Park shuttle service between Dublin City Centre and Central Park, which means getting to work has never been so easy.

Role description:

The Senior Information Security Architect will be a member of the Business Information Security Officer's (BISO) Secure Solutions Design team and work closely with the line of business technical and project teams to deliver strategic projects.

Due to growth, we have this additional role within the Global Information Security (GIS) team.  The role is a Vice President role based in Dublin.  It will be an individual contributor role but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations.


  • You would participate and guide the development of system architectures and conduct security and business information flow studies.
  • You would provide integrated systems reviews and recommends new or different technologies that will enhance current system security and support overall corporate and business goals.
  • You would conduct system architecture security studies of new and existing IT systems to ensure systems operate within Bank of America’s security policies.
  • You would recommend design components to secure the system and align with Global Information Security policies and risk tolerance.
  • Interface with vendors, consultants, and senior technologists to support the business indicatives and goals.
  • You’d serve as a fully seasoned/proficient technical security resource; accountability is for technical and security knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor.

What we are looking for:

  • Seasoned Information Security and IT experience.
  • Expertise in creation and review of technical diagrams of infrastructure and data flow diagram using Visio.
  • Expertise in creation of threat models using STRIDE methodology using Microsoft Threat Modelling Tool or comparable tools.
  • Experience with various enterprise technology domains such as cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP), networking, cryptography, identity and access management, and virtualization and containers.
  • Capable of creating documentation to articulate the results of the system architecture security studies.
  • Ability to educate teams on Global Information Security policies and the risks of non-compliance. 
  • Good communication, writing, and presentation skills

Skills that will help:

  • Industry recognized Information Security certifications – CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CCSP, CCSK or any other well recognized vendor specific certifications
  • Experience in using other similar threat modelling tools and methodologies.

Benefits of working at Bank of America


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare including virtual tutoring and 20 days of adult-care per annum
  • Ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, specified illness cover etc
  • Use of a flex fund to use towards benefits
  • Access to free counselling through an Employee Assistance Programme and virtual GP services
  • Opportunity to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to join our Arts & Culture corporate membership programme and receive discounted entry to some of the UK and Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local area

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, membership of the Traveller community, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, civil status,  socio-economic background, family status or physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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