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Bank of America Information Security Engineer III in Chicago, Illinois

Information Security Engineer III

Denver, Colorado;Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois

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.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Job Description:

Key individual contributor, with accountability for researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting information security & directory technology systems (software & hardware). Utilizes in-depth technical knowledge and business requirements to design & implement secure solutions to meet customer / client needs while protecting the Bank's assets. Develops and implements security standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and diverse environment (e.g., client server, distributed, mainframe, etc.). Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in IT/Information Security

  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/critical thinking.

  • Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding.

  • Ability to work independently on various initiatives with little oversight.

  • Motivated and willing to learn.

  • Effective communication skills

  • Strong fundamental understanding of information security principles, risks, and controls.

  • Understanding of cyber security operations functions.

  • Familiarity with industry standard endpoint tools.

  • Experience with enterprise endpoint systems management tools.

  • Experience with Data Governance, Model Risk Management and Application Management.

  • Industry standard certificates like SANS/CISSP.

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field

  • Detailed, bank specific access administration knowledge in Windows, Midrange and Mainframe Platforms with emphasis on security and access controls.

  • Strong analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking.

  • Ability to work with Technical and Non-Technical business owners.

  • Assist with internal efficiencies projects and development.

This job will be open and accepting applications for a minimum of seven days from the date it was posted.

Enterprise Overview:

This job is responsible for supporting multiple security engineering efforts to deliver enterprise security capabilities. Key responsibilities include serving as a subject matter expert of security technology, overseeing major engineering milestones including the design, development, and implementation of systems, and reporting on key metrics. Job expectations include executing on engineering initiatives, partnering with cross-functional teams, solving complex issues within one or more security domains, and mentoring team members.


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:


Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.

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Bank of America aims to create a workplace free from the dangers and resulting consequences of illegal and illicit drug use and alcohol abuse. Our Drug-Free Workplace and Alcohol Policy (“Policy”) establishes requirements to prevent the presence or use of illegal or illicit drugs or unauthorized alcohol on Bank of America premises and to provide a safe work environment.

To view Bank of America’s Drug-free workplace and alcohol policy, CLICK HERE .