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Information Security Pre-Assessment Coordinator

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!

Job Description:
This job is responsible for assessing the bank's technologies, applications, and overall security controls to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities that may impact Bank of America's information security. Key responsibilities include developing a better understanding of Bank of America's Global Information Security policy and relevant cyber security threats to complete security assessments. Job expectations include developing technical subject matter expertise to support partners, and adapting testing methods to emerging cyber security regulations and evolving threats.

Skills:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer and Client Focus
  • Information Systems Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Threat Analysis
  • Cyber Security
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Risk Analytics
  • Technology System Assessment
  • Business Acumen
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Privacy and Protection
  • Data and Trend Analysis

Position Summary

Primary role of pre-assessment coordinators –

  • Be able to scope any application for any type of ADSF assessment.
  • Work directly with application managers and risk partners to gather information necessary for application security assessments for the purposes of scheduling, engaging, follow-up, and escalation.
  • Data gathering of application requirements (scope – approx. 500+) – follow-up, escalation if required to Team Manager and other Leadership contacts.
  • Requirements include gathering pre-requisite information, validating the information, facilitating demo’s of applications in scope for application security assessments with Application Managers, and Application Assessor and working with the application team to get the assessors access provisioned.
  • Attend and provide bi-weekly status updates to team (management routines).
  • Managing of requests for new assessments (ah-hoc request for application assessments across the enterprise).
  • Management of projects related to larger engagements (multiple, simultaneous assessments of application groups).
  • Work directly with line of business partners, information security officers and others to understand technical and business needs as well as addressing any concerns

Qualifications:

  • 2 + years experience in Information Security - (familiarity w/ application/vulnerability assessments)
  • Foundational background in IT.
  • Ability to communicate and explain technical concepts to Technical and Non-Technical business and application owners.
  • Executive presence with both internal and external stakeholders. Ability to communicate professionally over email and by phone.
  • Excellent project management, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy with dedication to superior service.
  • Advanced Knowledge of MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, SharePoint and Word
  • An excellent presence with both internal and external stakeholders. Ability to communicate professional over email and by phone.
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking abilities; Able to develop and convey a point of view
  • Ability to think strategically and execute against a strategic plan
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude. Able to thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Highly motivated self starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines. Individual with desire to learn and teach others, high energy, positive attitude
  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Ability to work with Technical and Non Technical business owners

Desired 

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related degree or 7+ years work experience in IT
  • Strong technical skills and big data knowledge

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-24021206

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Colorado pay and benefits information

Colorado pay range:

$95,000 - $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.

Benefits

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.