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Middleware & Database Vulnerability Scanning Specialist

Chicago, Illinois;

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.

The Vulnerability Scanning Specialist will be a primary Subject Matter Expert in performing Vulnerability Scanning & driving remediation for Middleware and Database instances. The Specialist’s purview will span across the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific regions and will be responsible for daily execution of scan scheduling, maintenance and validation of Database and Middleware instances. The specialist will work closely with Technology owners to ensure effective scanner authentication to servers, databases, and middleware instances.

The role requires cross-organization partnerships to solve key issues impactful to the enterprise. Key Responsibilities span across the following: 
•    Responsible for database and middleware vulnerability scanning effectiveness, coverage validation and reporting.
•    Responsible for ensuring proper authentication to middleware and database instances for full saturation of existing vulnerabilities. 
•    Key contributor to strategic tool deployment initiatives. 
•    Responsible for timely Issue/impact escalation and continuous update to Senior Executive Leadership 

Required Skills:

•    Advanced knowledge of Database (e.g. SQL) engineering and maintenance
•    Advanced knowledge of Middleware (IBM Websphere, Oracle Weblogic) engineering and maintenance
•    Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
•    Minimum 7 years of experience in information Security 
•    Advanced knowledge of Database engineering and maintenance
•    Advanced knowledge of Middleware engineering and maintenance
•    Windows & UNIX platform Administration
•    Hands-on experience managing an Industry Leading Vulnerability Identification Scanning Solution (Qualys, Tenable etc.)
•    Experience with deploying and managing Cloud-based Vulnerability scanning solutions.
•    Ability to operate independently.

Desired Skills
•    BS or MS in Information technology/security or related areas of study 
•    Familiarity with compliance regulations, frameworks, and certifications (e.g., NIST, FFIEC.)
•    Experience with Vulnerability ratings methodologies



1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No

Colorado pay and benefits information

Colorado pay range:

$93,700 - $141,700 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.