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Information Security Risk Consultant

Bank of America | Denver CO 80202 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/13/2019

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The associate would be responsible to play a critical role in understanding the risk generated by new unevaluated technologies and threat landscape by analyzing, anticipating, and tracking the evolving threats and risks. The role involves a combination of technology risk evaluation (both hardware and applications) and vulnerability analysis. The role will involve analyzing risks using information from lines of business, data repositories on risk and internet based research. The associate will be accountable for reviewing security architecture and comprehensive security analysis for requested products, network and security and application vulnerabilities

Through this role, the ultimate goal of the Bank is to avoid the emerging threats by alerting the relevant stakeholders beforehand. This role focuses on a cognitive process that enables effectual analysis, which helps lines of business take information security decisions. The associate will use technical and non-technical methods to know about and generalize patterns, sequences of raw data for analysis and information on product specific vulnerabilities.

Responsibilities include:
- Provide security advisory, assess business cases, IT strategy and roadmap, high level architecture, and review design with reference to security implications of the product in Bank.
- Identifying security vulnerabilities and control gaps that should be remediated prior to implementing the technology
- Act as a consultant and security approver for the lines of business in their technology approval process
- Enlist the assistance of technology experts in other areas of the Bank to assure the correct selection of new technologies for the GIS organization while also assessing those technologies for security risks
- Responsible for analyzing the Bank’s environment globally for cyber security risks and vulnerabilities
- Responsible for understanding security threats and threat management
- Use CVSS vulnerability rating mechanism to rate known vulnerabilities
- Create advisories for stakeholders on known vulnerabilities
- Rate severity of findings generated by audits / assessments of third parties conducted by the Bank’s cyber security teams.
- Lead global calls during Bank wide security events, co-ordination with global security teams for analysis
Interface with high-level client executives and the client’s hands-on technology practitioners
- Responsible for applying cyber threat analytics in the defense of a network, software and hardware and demonstrate acumen that will affect the security posture of the Bank.

Required Job Skills:
- BSc/BE/BTECH/MCA/MSc (IT) equivalent (Technical / Security Degree)
- 4 to 8 years’ of experience in cyber security or a technology-related field.
- Experience in vulnerability assessment, security incident response, application security
- Evaluating threats / risks posed by new technologies spanning networks, hardware, software etc.
- Experience in analyzing and responding to advanced cyber threats, technology risk and the motivation and attack vectors of each threat
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to communicate with business leaders, users and tech-savvy stakeholders.
- Ability to take ownership of an initiative, issue and take it to completion
- Ability to work in collaborative environment.
- Familiarity with intelligence analysis tools, methods and the intelligence life cycle

Desired Job Skills:
- Certifications: CISSP (ISC2), CISM (ISACA), GIAC
- Create reports and analyze reports for a diverse group of stakeholders
- Experience with basic SharePoint usage


1st shift (United States of America)

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Location Denver, CO, 80202, United States
Categories Information Technology

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