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.

Working Location Statement

This position has the option to work in one of our key hubs (San Francisco, CA, San Ramon, CA, Tempe, AZ, Omaha, NE) or to work remotely as long as it is in within our 27 state working footprint which includes AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY, NY.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the development, planning, monitoring and implementation of the Bank’s information security controls, specifically through maintaining the Bank’s Qualys on-premise scanning appliances.  This includes configuring scanners, setting up scheduled scans, as well as updating secure baseline assessments to ensure the continued integrity of the Bank’s information resources. Assists in strengthening technical measures to protect bank resources and business electronic information. Develops and implements IT security policies covering protocols, applications, networks, client and server systems, personnel and other risk mitigation mechanisms.

Essential Job Functions

  • Overall responsibility of security design through the evaluation, creation, and monitoring of the Bank's secure device configuration baselines. Reviews configuration monitoring tools for baseline compliance and escalation.
  • Performs detailed and ongoing risk analysis to determine IT security risk for non-compliance to secure baselines. Leads information security secure baselines monitoring for the Bank's infrastructure. Uses initiative and sound judgment to make appropriate recommendations for information risk mitigation.

  • Enhances or modifies security controls based on known or predicted exploits of technology deficiencies in regard to security principals.

  • Performs detailed technical reviews of documentation to ensure computer security integration and compliance to all banking regulations (FDIC, GLBA, CA SB1386, etc.)

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 



Required Experience

  • Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience
  • Prefer 3 – 5 years’ experience in developing and monitoring an information security function; 1 – 2 years of Banking/finance Industry or highly regulated industry preferred.
  • Hands-on experience assessing security controls and managing risk; network and information system security, vulnerability assessments and compliance scanning tools.
  • Ability to manage processes and toolsets with minimal direction
  • May have practical knowledge of project management.
  • Working knowledge of information security risks and counter measures for Windows and Unix/Linux platforms Level Supervised


  • Prefer a Bachelor's Degree in IT, Computer Science or related field
  • Prefer Information Security certification, which could include: CISSP - Certified Information Technology Security Professional; CCSP - Certified Cisco Security professional; GIAC - Global Information Assurance Certification; CISM Certified Information Security Manager

“To protect the health and safety of our employees and customers, Bank of the West requires all U.S. employees to provide proof of their vaccination status. Employees who are not fully vaccinated must undergo regular testing beginning May, 2022.”

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.
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United States-Nebraska-Omaha
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