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Bank of America Cyber Client Protection Malware Analyst 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 Client Protection Analyst will leverage strong skills in malware analysis and reverse engineering to thoroughly understand malicious code targeting client credentials and PII. The successful analyst will perform static and dynamic malware analysis, understand specifically how banking Trojans and other threats to client credentials function, and develop tools and techniques to analyze them and monitor their targets. In addition, the analyst will be responsible for collaborating with other security teams to test and implement detective controls wherever possible to mitigate impact to the bank and its clients.


• Reverse engineers malicious code to determine core functionality and assess the threat to data and PII belonging to Bank of America customers and clients.

• Builds tools to assist in analyzing and extracting configuration data from banking (or other) malware targeting Bank of America customers and clients.

• Collaborates closely with online banking and authentication teams at Bank of America to develop and test indicators to detect compromised customers and clients.

• Produces concise, detailed written products highlighting key components of research and analysis.

• Engages effectively with multiple teams within the bank to achieve objectives and proactively mitigate losses from financial malware.

Desired Skills:

Computer Science degree desired

Posting Date : 09/05/2018

Location :

Washington, DC, BANK OF AMERICA, 730 15th St NW,

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

  • United States

Travel : Yes, 5% of the time

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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