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IT Security Architect

Apply REF: 049423
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Job Description Summary

Responsible for design and engineering of secure network infrastructure.- Responsible for reviewing, analyzing, evaluating and defining security solutions in relation to development and support of simple to moderately complex security systems and business applications, specifications and procedures. Partners with assigned business lines on security controls and auditing/monitoring processes for said controls. Solutions must conform to regulatory obligations, Bank of the West security policy and Enterprise Information Security (EIS) security standards.

Essential Job Functions

  • Designs advanced secure inter and intra network solutions, including physical and logical design.  
  • Designs monitoring systems to ensure service level quality and proper functionality and develops strategies to improve.
  • Provides leadership in the coordination of tasks associated with projects, repairs or installations. 
  • Obtains information relative to problems clients are experiencing. 
  • Prepares reports and follow-up & evaluates results. 
  • Interfaces with vendors and servicing agents to obtain equipment and services. 
  • Evaluates techniques, develops recommendations and performs testing and certifications. 
  • Remains current on new technology and maintains required certifications identified by industry and equipment vendors. 
“While Bank of the West considers all applicants, we will not sponsor candidates for work visas at this time.”

Required Experience
  • Requires highest knowledge and mastery of multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • Viewed as the leading expert and/or resource within the field by peers within and outside the organization.
  • Requires 12 years minimum prior relevant experience.

Additional Skills Required:

  • Leadership design and installation experience in LAN/WAN environments and complex network system. 
  • Technical and NOS expertise in the design and implementation of multi-vendor and multi-protocol networks, including the internet and intranet, and distributed systems consulting and integration. 
  • Hands-on experience with: Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Cisco Wireless LANs, Check Point Firewalls, Splunk, McAfee and Blue Coat Proxies. Network design, troubleshooting and implementation. 
  • Experience with Windows, Unix/Linux software, change control systems, network topologies, Ethernet, TCP/IP, BGP and other protocols. 
  • Excellent analytical, research, planning, organizational, presentation, and written/verbal communication skills. 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cyber-Security, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Administrative/Technical Skills: 

  • Analytical and research skills 
  • Coordination of projects and events in both Traditional Project Management and Agile frameworks

Physical Requirements: 

  • Sedentary Work: lifting a maximum of 30 pounds, frequent standing/walking 
  • Possible: 24x7; on-call/off hour support; weekend; holidays

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: 049423