Information Security Engineer

Description Our bank is built on exceptional people like you who are genuinely committed to providing their personal best every day for our customers. Since 1905, Mechanics Bank has been a leading community bank. We are one of the largest banks headquartered in the Bay Area and we’re still growing. We’re looking for more great employees. If you make our team, you’ll join the best of community banking. We offer a wide range of programs in support of your development and personal goals.

Job Summary:

The ISE will assume a lead role in many facets of the Bank’s Information Security program. The ISE will be responsible for defining, delivering and supporting the enterprise network security architecture developed in collaboration with the IT Network Engineering team. The ISE will also participate in a diverse variety of IS projects and support the ongoing operations of the Information Security department.

The ISE will be focused on securing the network through the operations of intrusion detection system/intrusion prevention system (IDS/IPS), data loss prevention (DLP), enterprise anti-virus and anti-malware solutions, mobile device management, log management, and vulnerability scanning and remediation.

Essential/Required Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage and enhance the bank’s network vulnerability management program.
• Define security requirements for the implementation of new applications and projects.
• Serve as a security engineer/consultant on projects.
• Take a lead role in conducting security research on threats and remediation techniques/ technology, make recommendations to the IS/IT teams and oversee their implementation.
• Serve on the Incident Response Team, focused on Computer Incident Response.
• Lead security event analysis and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS Incident response – triage, incident analysis/forensics and remediation).
• Support the Bank’s operational information security responsibilities, including the development maintenance of standards, procedures, and guidelines necessary to satisfy the Information Security department’s network operations.
• Proactively monitor and investigate network security alerts from managed security service provider and in-house security tools.
• Assist in conducting risk assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and determine the impact of proposed changes to business processes, applications and systems.
• Provide technical support to regulatory agencies, external auditors, and internal auditors, as required, to respond to audits and examinations of the Bank’s control environment.

We offer a full range of benefits in support of the financial goals and personal needs of our employees and their families. See Benefits and Programs link on our Careers page.

Salary commensurate with experience.

No relocation, no agencies, please.

Requirements Essential/Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience:

• Threat analysis / Incident Response: interpreting events and analyzing network traffic
• Mitigating and addressing threat vectors including APT, DDoS, Phishing, Malicious Payload, Cloud, Mobile Devices
• Vulnerability/penetration testing/remediation
• Knowledge of current and upcoming IT security technologies
• Awareness of latest and common security threats
• Knowledge of virtualization technologies
• Excellent ability to diagnose and troubleshoot accessibility issues.
• Skill in oral and written communication, including presentations to senior management.
• Ability to influence, and work with employees at all levels of the organization.

Certifications, Licensing, Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:

• Bachelors Degree or equivalent education and experience.
• 5+ year’s progressive experience in a similar function, preferably within a financial institution.
• Industry Standard Certifications such as:
o CompTIA A+
o CompTIA Network +
o CompTIA Security +

  • Mechanics Bank is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or other bases prohibited by applicable law.
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