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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

Bank of the West seeks a Cybersecurity Engineering Manager to manage and support the Bank's Cybersecurity Program. The Cybersecurity Manager provides leadership to bring transformational growth, bold thinking and execution to the combined organization between Bank of the West and CIB divisions. The Cybersecurity Manager will focus on alignment and execution to build exceptional security solutions, incorporating best in breed processes and technologies to deliver a world-class security platform for the Bank’s businesses, clients and users. The Cybersecurity Manager works with technical leads, architecture, operations, compliance and audit teams to identify and coordinate delivery of all security services and looks for opportunities to improve the performance and compliance of security services to deliver enhanced value to the business.

Essential Job Functions

• Partners with leaders and management as needed to gain insight into program design
• Provides leadership and direction to project teams and/or project managers
• Participates in special projects for Division as directed by Division Head, as needed by any other group/departments
• Ensure the Program budget is in alignment with core business objectives and key initiatives
• Accountable of the network solution deployed
• Deployment of critical changes
• Insure support to the Production team
• Validate the design provided by the Architecture team
• Build deployment templates (runbooks) for the production team
• Oversite of the rules and configuration policy
• Provide an escalation point between the varied departments within Production Security
• Perform analysis on incidents to identify potential improvement areas and/or performance deficiencies
• Perform Capacity Management overview
• Review monitoring framework and ensure sufficient coverage of critical infrastructure
• Presenting improvement recommendations to senior management
• Perform technical review and approval of Change Management for high risk changes within the department
• Assist in the review of staffing needs for upcoming and on-going projects
• Monitor practices and processes and drive improvement strategies 
• Align with the enterprise risk management strategy to communicate risk
• Ensure the compliance with internal and regulatory requirements
• Ensure the Program budget is in alignment with core business objectives and key initiatives
• Support employee development by fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and enabling opportunities for advancement through individual education and training
• Interact with Senior Executive Level Management

Other Job Duties

  • Leadership, and law enforcement as needed.
  • Align with the enterprise risk management strategy to communicate risk.
  • Communicate the risk of vulnerabilities in terms of the organization’s environment.
  • Ensure the Bank’s compliance with internal and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate relevant risk activities (e.g., Audit, Regulatory, risk assessment, control testing, monitoring, vulnerability management, risk reporting) and remediation of identified gaps and issues.
  • Develop and/or report on metrics to measure success of the Program.
  • Work with internal security awareness staff and Corporate Communications to identify security new and continued training and awareness needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

• 5-7 years of experience with a minimum on five years in a security related field
• 1-2 years of leadership or management experience in a technical security role
• Natural leader, willing to bring transformational growth, bold thinking and execution to an organization
• Broad security knowledge to lead engineering efforts for multiple security solutions
• Knowledge of financial services environment as it applies to Production Security
• Working knowledge of operating systems, incident response management, security compliance strategies, risk assessment principles, and policies and standards
• Knowledge of Agile and other Project Management methodologies
• Solid problem solving and analytical skills; must be resourceful, creative, innovative, results driven and adaptable
• Deep awareness of all relevant and approved protocols for IT production changes
• Proficient in managing the production change process to avoid all associated risk
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC, etc.


Bachelor's Degree


Extensive experience with banking security systems. Knowledge of LAN/WAN architectures, firewalls, web proxies, intrusion detection/prevention, web application firewalls, network behavior anomaly detection, network security analytics, advanced malware protection, email security solutions, and data loss prevention. MS Office products including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Project, and others, is required.

“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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