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Network Security Engineer Operations Lead

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.

The Network Security Assurance Operations Lead will be primarily responsible for the maintenance of the Network Boundary Protection team’s configuration management and network security implementation monitoring processes. The operation Lead’s purview will span across the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific Regions. This role also ensures timely engagement response for Priority Cyber incidents. This role oversees the daily performance of tools health checks management and monitoring. The role will require cross-organization partnerships to solve key issues impactful to the enterprise.  

Key Responsibilities span across the following: 

•    Responsible for timely review and decision of network security engineering implementation requests
•    Responsible for network security configuration monitoring and detection program
•    Responsible for network security configuration coverage gap mitigation
•    Responsible for timely response to engagements from the Cyber Incident Response and Management
•    Responsible for maintaining 24 X 7 X 365 operations coverage. 
•    Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members.
•    Responsible for network security configuration thematic issue tracking, resolution, and reporting
•    Key contributor to strategic tool deployment initiatives. 
•    Responsible for timely Issue/impact escalation and continuous update to Senior Executive Leadership 

Required Skills

•    Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
•    Working knowledge of Network architecture and Engineering concepts
•    Experience managing small-to-midsize groups of highly skilled security practitioners. 
•    Experience working and managing a Security Operations Capability with 24/7/365 coverage requirements.
•    Superior sense of urgency and ability to effectively prioritize deliverables. 
•    Exceptional written and verbal communication Skills
•    Willingness to coach and mentor teammates towards career growth goals

Desired Skills

•    BS or MS in Information technology/security or related areas of study 
•    7 or more years Network Security Engineering Experience – a big plus
•    Advanced Knowledge and Ability in Splunk Search App Query development, Dashboard creation and Alert generation
•    Router & Switch engineering experience
•    Load Balancer engineering experience
•    Network Proxy engineering experience
•    Network Intrusion / Prevention Detection engineering experience
•    Advanced knowledge of Enterprise-grade Firewall Architecture and Engineering best practices
•    Conceptual understanding of mainstream attacker techniques, tactics, and procedures (i.e., MITRE ATT&CK Framework.
•    Familiarity with compliance regulations, frameworks, and certifications (e.g., NIST, FFIEC.)
•    Experience with deploying and managing Cloud-based Vulnerability scanning solutions.
•    Windows & UNIX platform Administration


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 - $142,500 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.