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  • IT SECURITY ANALYST

    Job ID
    2018-117849
    Site Name
    AL-BIRMINGHAM-BIRMINGHAM SERVICE CENTER
    Category
    ENGINEERING
    Work Location
    US-AL-BIRMINGHAM
    FLSA Status
    EXEMPT
    Type
    FULL TIME
    EOE Statement
    Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.
  • Responsibilities

    Future of Banking

    At BBVA, we’re working to make banking better for everyone. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for smart, team-oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience.

     

    Digital transformation is at the heart of BBVA. It’s how we will achieve our purpose to bring the age of opportunity to everyone. Our purpose reflects the bank’s role as a facilitator, offering customers the best banking solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions and making a real difference to their lives. We live in the age of opportunities where technology offers universal access to education and offers many more people than ever before the possibility of embarking on projects and pursuing their dreams.

     

    Are you a visionary?  Are you revolutionary?  Our Engineering teams are charged with reinventing the banking industry.  We are revolutionizing how banking is done today and how it will be done in the future.  Our team is made up of risk taking, intellectually curious, entrepreneurs who want to create the future of banking.  

     

    Learn more below.

     

    What you will be doing.

     

    Responsibilities:  

    • Perform application security assessments and penetration tests.
    • Identify and validate security vulnerabilities in web and mobile applications.
    • Help prioritize and provide guidance on the remediation of security vulnerabilities.
    • Focus on automation to aid in efficiencies with both testing and remediation of findings.
    • Participate in application projects by interacting with business units and technical teams to understand what is being developed and how their projects can be more secure from the beginning.
    • Work in tandem with key development teams to integrate security into each step of the team’s development lifecycle.
    • Ensure that established application security policies and standards are properly followed.

    Qualifications

    What you will bring.

     

    Basic Qualifications:  

    • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems, or related field
    • Passionate about Application Security with 3 years of experience with any combination of the following: web and mobile application security, ethical hacking, cryptography, browser security, database security, file security, and secure software development
    • Strong knowledge of web application attacks and defense strategies including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and Mobile Top 10
    • Experience in security vulnerability assessments and remediation techniques
    • Experience with enterprise web application security testing technologies such as BurpSuite Pro, OWASP ZAP,  Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Kali Linux
    • Experience with incident response and handling
    • Experience with multiple programming languages (such as Java, .NET., etc.)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree with concentration in information security
    • Financial services and development experience
    • Spanish language proficiency

    Soft Skills:

    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to communicate internally, upward, and cross functionally to gain support required to accomplish assignments
    • Ability to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (e.g. able to avoid “analysis paralysis”)

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