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Application Security Engineer

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At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

This position with be part of the IT Security Transformation team at Bank of the West and will help execute our security agendas and realize security goals by building and improving internal processes and technology environments. By guiding Bank of the West through large and complex cyber initiatives, we will help improve our company's security posture, enable the business and increase the value we get out of security technology investments.

With limited supervision, participates in the engineering, development, testing and implementation of security settings for applications in an enterprise environment.  Collaborating with other team members to develop security strategies and deployment processes. 

Essential Job Functions


• Intermediate knowledge of regulatory environment and compliance related issues.

• Intermediate knowledge of datacenter design and operations.

• Remains current on new technology and maintains appropriate certifications.

• Identify and resolve all security risks and incidents, establish automated processes and suggest improvements that improve application implementations in cloud-based infrastructure.

• Installs system software, ensures proper security, performance and stabilizes systems.

• Maintains technical quality in operating environments through the monitoring and development of secure solutions.

Other Job Duties


• Diagnoses and provides solutions to problems clients are experiencing.

• Analyze the results of security reviews and related findings, document and advise product team of vulnerabilities, exploitability, risk and mitigation.

• Coordinates the tasks associated with vulnerabilities.

• Reviews and contributes to application, system and network performance results, and the development of system security standards, strategies, and workflows.

• Conduct application security assessments across all BOTW products and services.

• Demonstrated competency with information security fundamentals and technical concepts - including applications and various cyber attacks

• Experience in a regulated industry highly desirable; financial services preferred.

• Assists the business, security and technical subject matter experts to deploy security fixes, controls and processes.

• Defines, analyzes, evaluates, and aids in the implementation of security solutions to meet business needs.

Required Experience


·         2+ years of experience in security code review for languages like Python, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML

·         2+ years of experience building on IaaS platforms like VMware along with AWS, Azure, or GCE

·         4+ years of experience in automating security testing and developing new automation tools for cloud environments and web/mobile applications.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, characteristics, experiences and/or abilities:

•      Obtains information relative to business requirements in order to design and prepare solution proposal alternatives

•      Follows documented techniques and performs testing and certifications.

•      Review existing technology & application implementations and suggest and implement improvements and upgrades.

•      Use and evaluate the most advanced tools, technology, and product design solutions that support secure enterprise-wide applications.

•      Maintain awareness of the foundation that virtual infrastructure provides for the delivery of IT services.

•      Experience with IBM ICP and/or Amazon Web Services (AWS) desired

•      Experience with Splunk desired

•      VMware Certified Professional (VCP) desired


• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience   

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-OmahaJob Type: Full-timeJob: Technology Reference: 048992