Bank of America Database Security Strategist in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Are you passionate about working with the best information security team in the world? Bank of America is hiring top talent to join our team.

The Cyber Security Defense (CSD) function within Global Information Security is responsible for all aspects of threat intelligence and monitoring, application and network security, and insider threat. In addition, the CSD team drives out the enterprise-wide cyber exercise program.

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for helping to define, drive, and deliver major components of Bank of America’s security strategy. You will work with the Program leader on complex, multi-million dollar projects that deliver world-class User/Data Protection controls in support of strategy. Knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure and implementation techniques is a key component to this role. You will demonstrate extraordinary organizational and cross-functional communication skills to drive data loss prevention best practices across the Enterprise.

In this role, you will partner with Global Information Security (GIS) senior leaders to assist with defining the strategy and roadmaps for technology products, service standards, and governance routines that impact the global Corporation. You will be partnering with leadership across the Bank to design controls, governance routines, and service alternatives that improve the firm’s defenses against Insider risks.

You may direct multiple major technology teams within Global Technology that research, engineer, test, implement, communicate, monitor, and maintain solutions supporting the Bank’s information security policies and/or procedures. You will utilize your in-depth knowledge and business requirements to design and engineer secure solutions to meet customer/client needs, or to address critical audit findings while protecting the Bank's data assets.


  • Researching, designing, engineering, and implementing the next generation DBAM technologies and processes to address security issues holistically.

  • Identify requirements for the control, develop and publish them, manage the relationship with our technology partners in GIS and CTO, and will be responsible for ensuring the next gen control needs are met

  • Act as the primary liaison with our technology counterparts and should possess a good deal of experience in information technology and specifically with Databases and Database controls.

  • Routine reporting and communication of efforts.

  • Abide by and operate under the firms code of ethics, foremost being honesty and integrity.

Required Skills:

Must possess 8 + years of experience in the following areas:

  • Deep experience with Insider Threat as a focus area within Information Security

  • Knowledge of User and Entity Behavior Analytics and associated technologies

  • Familiarity Unstructured Data inspection technology

  • Experience and hands on knowledge with Data Loss Prevention security controls

  • Experience Web Proxy controls

  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite including MS Project and Visio

  • Ability to navigate and work effectively across a complex, geographically dispersed organization

  • Exceptional communication and customer relationship skills

  • Ability to build consensus and cooperation as well as to influence, interact and negotiate with senior leadership in the organization

  • Knowledge of change and project management methodologies and principles and the ability to integrate them into project design

  • Broad knowledge of Information Security technologies, techniques and processes

  • Familiarity with Six Sigma tools and vocabulary

  • Experience leading complex technical projects, meeting target timelines, facilitating project meetings, authoring project documentation, issue resolution, and project resource identification

  • Demonstrable ability to self-direct project outcomes, with minimal supervision to achieve program goals

  • Excellent process design capability to improve overall efficiency, mitigate resource conflicts, and improve customer/client experience

Desired Skills:

  • Identity Access Management background

  • DBA experience a plus

  • Database Engineering Management experience a plus

Posting Date : 03/01/2018

Location :

Chicago, IL, 135 S LA SALLE ST (IL4135),

Charlotte, NC, 13510 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PL (NC2109),

Addison, TX, 16001 N DALLAS PKWY (TX8042),

  • United States

Travel : No

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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