Bank of America Systems Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

We invite you to join the Global Information Security (GIS) team at Bank of America as a Systems Engineer. In this role, you will utilize the experience you have gained throughout your career to provide hands-on operational deployment and support for commercial and custom software applications.

While mainly working within Microsoft and Linux environments, you will be an individual contributor responsible for researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting information security technologies. Your primary duties will allow you to use your in-depth technical knowledge to manage and enhance both vendor and internally developed applications. You should be willing to take rotational on-call duties, as this may be required.

As a Systems Engineer, you may have interaction with and visibility to members of the GIS senior leadership team as well as key business unit stakeholders. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a deeply committed team of recognized information security experts on high visibility security initiatives for the Bank.

Required Skills:

• Previous Systems Engineering and Deployment experience

• Understanding of software and/or application lifecycle and the implementation of security principals throughout

• Understanding of complex environments, their sub-components, concepts, and interactions

• Deep understanding of large networks and systems and the interaction between applications, infrastructures, etc.

• Proficient in Windows and Linux access systems (specifically: Linux integration to Active Directory)

• A broad knowledge of information security principles

• Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight

• Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking; out-of-the-box thinkers

• Ability to identify, analyze, and address problems to resolve issues in a way that minimizes negative impact and risk to the organization

• Ability to be comfortable delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding

• Strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management

• Effective communication skills and motivation/willingness to learn

Desired Skills:

• CISSP/Security+/SANS certifications

• Experience working in Agile development process and a deep understanding of various phases of the Software Development Life Cycle

As an experienced professional, provide advice to client management with regard to moderately complex security issues. Assists in the review, development, testing and implementation of security plans, products and control techniques. Coordinates the reporting data security incidents. Provides technical support to the client and management and staff in risk assessments and implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products. Monitors existing and proposed security standard setting groups. State and Federal legislation and regulations. Identifies and escalates changes that will affect information security policy, standards and procedures. Executes security controls to prevent hackers from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing e-commerce programs. Researches attempted efforts to compromise security protocols. Administers security policies to control access to systems and maintains the company firewall. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Work leadership may be provided by assigning work and resolving problems. Typically 5-7 years of IT experience.

Posting Date : 03/12/2018

Location :

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

  • United States

Travel : No

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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