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Information Security Onsite Risk Assessor

Denver, Colorado;

Job Description:

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!

Job Responsibilities

  • Partners with third parties to ensure they are prepared for information security assessments including answering detailed questions

  • Evaluates a third parties information security risk with a holistic lens to determine if they meet Bank of America requirements

  • Discusses any information security gaps in the third party’s program with their SME(s)

  • Escalates issues or risks identified during the assessment

  • Manages relationships with third parties and Enterprise Vendor Managers          

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% (i.e. every other week 3-4 days a week)

  • The ability to interact with internal or external stakeholders including business partners and/or external parties to identify, analyze, and resolve complex problems or security gaps.

  • The ability to objectively assess information from various sources and synthesize it towards making a reasoned judgment

  • The ability to assess the security, effectiveness, and practicality of technology systems                                

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Information Security and/or IT Audit

  • Technical skills include the domains of information security and business continuity including:

  • Information Security Controls (Infrastructure Security, Access Management, Application Security, etc.)

  • IT Compliance, SOX Compliance

  • Change Management

  • Enterprise Risk Management

  • Solid grasp of NIST, PCI, ISO, SDLC, COBIT, and ITIL standards

  • Technical writing and verbal communication skill

  • Organizational and administrative skills.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple assessment activities in parallel.

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team.

  • Naturally inquisitive and keen to learn.

  • Ability to effectively work with partners at varying knowledge and organization levels.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with both technology/development and business partners – ability to translate between these two constituencies.

Desired Qualifications::

  • Information Security certifications, including ISO27002 / CISSP / CEH / CISM / CISA

  • Knowledge of NIST guidelines

  • This job will be open and accepting applications for a minimum of seven days from the date it was posted.


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


Learn more about this role

Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 50% of the time

Colorado pay and benefits information

Colorado pay range:

$90,000 - $136,500 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.


This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, 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.