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Senior Java Engineer - Global Information Security

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.

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!

Come join an exciting team within Global Information Security (GIS). Cyber Security Technology (CST) is responsible for cyber security innovation and architecture, engineering, solutions and capabilities development, cyber resiliency, access management engineering, data strategy, deployment maintenance, technical project management and information technology security control support.

This role is responsible for providing leadership, technical direction, and oversight to a team as they deliver best-in-class technology solutions in Identity and Authentication.  A strong candidate for this role will demonstrate past performance of leading software development groups to deliver innovative products.  A candidate for this position should be able to provide vision for product technical direction, they should have a strong understanding of current development practices, and they should demonstrate a history of leadership to accomplish outcomes. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design, develop and be accountable for feature delivery.
  • Apply enterprise standards for solution design, coding, and quality.
  • Ensure solution meets product acceptance criteria with minimal technical debt.
  • Responsible for compliance and security items and audit support at the team level.
  • Act as a liaison for production activities/issues.
  • Work with the Product Owner to ensure that product backlog/requirements are healthy, with clear acceptance criteria.
  • Guide the team on work breakdown and execution.
  • Play a team lead role (as an individual contributor) and mentors the team.
  • Guide team members with skills and practices (planning & estimation, peer reviews and other engineering practices).
  • Identify skill and role gaps, and work with Technology Manager to address them.
  • Work with Technology Manager in creating resource contingency plans where required.
  • Oversee detailed execution of projects at every level - Requirements gathering, technical design, build and quality assurance.


  • Automation
  • Influence
  • Result Orientation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Technical Strategy Development
  • Application Development
  • Architecture
  • Business Acumen
  • Risk Management
  • Solution Design
  • Agile Practices
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Data Management
  • Solution Delivery Process


  • 7+ years of professional experience in building large scale Java applications.
  • Strong skills in design and developing robust RESTAPI and Micro Services. Proficiency in Spring/SpringBoot.
  • Strong hands-on experience in Identity & Authentication technologies including OAuth2/OIDC, SAML, FIDO/WebAuthn, PKI, and LDAP. Working knowledge of digital credentials and digital wallet.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with SQL, Stored Procedures, and Oracle DB data replication and performance tuning.
  • Experience in building solutions using cloud-based services. Familiarity with cloud security.
  • Working experience in remediating application security vulnerabilities, CVEs.
  • Skilled in using CI/CD tool set (JIRA/Bitbucket/Jenkins/Artifactory/Ansible)
  • Proficiency in development in Unix/Linux environment 
  • Proficiency developing in container-based architecture.
  • Experience in UI development with React or similar framework
  • Self-motived individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  
  • Ability to lead large & complex projects including product upgrades and deployment of new capabilities and enhancements.
  • Ability to work in a highly visible and fast-paced environment where business needs/priorities may change.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Experience in IAM platforms, such as Ping One, Ping Federate, Hypr, Okta, ForgeRock.
  • Familiarity with containerization, OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker.
  • Exposure to mobile development
  • Experience to Camunda and process orchestration
  • Exposure to cryptography and programming with HSM
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, engineering, or a related field

Enterprise Role Overview:

This job is responsible for defining and leading the engineering approach for complex features to deliver significant business outcomes. Key responsibilities of the job include delivering complex features and technology, enabling development efficiencies, providing technical thought leadership based on conducting multiple software implementations, and applying both depth and breadth in a number of technical competencies. Additionally, this job is accountable for end-to-end solution design and delivery.


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 


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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time