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Cyber Threat Hunter - Information Security Enginee @ Bank of America

Addison, Texas, US | Posted 5 months ago


Bank of America is currently looking for a Cyber Threat Hunter - Information Security Engineer to join our Global Information Security team.


This position is responsible for helping to design, build, and deliver major components of Bank of America's threat hunting strategy. You will work on a cross-functional team with deep knowledge of security processes and procedures, best practices, and red teaming to perform in-depth advanced log, system, and process analytics in order to pursue and prove or disprove hypotheses relating to malicious activity. Deep knowledge and experience with information security controls, infrastructure, and implementation techniques as well as familiarity with adversarial techniques, red teaming, and application and infrastructure assessment are key components for this role. You will demonstrate extraordinary organizational and cross-functional communication skills to drive analytics and investigations in to threats throughout the Enterprise.


In this role, you will work with all operational and technical teams within Global Information Security (GIS) in order to gain insight into critical controls and architectural specifics in order to develop analytics that identify malicious behavior accurately while maintaining a low false positive rate. This role advises on and reviews product assessments, policy adjustments, and architectural transformations that impact the global Corporation, and will be a thought leader in the design of cutting-edge detective, preventative, and proactive controls. Direct coordination with Data Scientists to build, improve, and evolve analytical models as part of the evolution of protective strategies is a core component. The use of industry-accepted and reviewed frameworks to enable BAC to stay abreast of and participate in evolving security frameworks and concepts is a must.


Required Skills:

  • Deep experience with analytics as a focus area within Information Security
  • Extensive knowledge of all domains within Information Security
  • Familiarity with offensive strategies and assessment methodology
  • Experience explaining analytics in plain English and ability with communicating associated risk
  • Ability to see the larger picture when dealing with competing requirements and needs from across the teams in the organization in order to build consensus and drive results
  • Ability to navigate and work effectively across a complex, geographically dispersed organization
  • Experience with more than one EDR, SIEM, and manual log analysis techniques Mission-oriented with an emphasis on making the team successful
  • Demonstrated ability to self-direct, with minimal supervision to achieve assigned goals
  • Understanding of basic Data Science concepts and processes
  • Deep experience working with industry-wide frameworks and standards like MITRE ATT&CK, STIX, TAXII, and SCAP


Enterprise Role Overview

Senior contributor, with accountability for researching, designing, and engineering information security (authentication, perimeter security, security & compliance tools, etc) & directory technology systems (software & hardware) and security policies / procedures. Utilizes in-depth technical / project knowledge and business requirements to design secure solutions to meet customer / client needs while protecting the Bank's assets. Serves as organization spokesperson on specialized projects. Acts as a prime consultant on large projects that affect the organizations long-term goals and objectives. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Provides direction and guidance to others in the group. Works under minimal supervision, with general guidance from Technical or Senior Technical Manager. Typically 7-10 years of IT experience.