Principal Information Security Analyst – Network Security Lead

BNY Mellon
September 16, 2019
New York City, New York
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As a global investments company, BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments, and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. Every day, our Technology employees make this happen while also seeking out new ways to do it more efficiently and effectively.

As part of BNY Mellon’s global Technology organization, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the best and brightest, technology, business, and financial minds to find new and better ways to exceed our clients’ expectations and build the future of financial services. With more than 230 years of industry leading experience under our belts, you might even say that we are the original fintech.

At BNY Mellon, cybersecurity is a top priority for both technology and the business. The members of the Information Security Division are on constant alert, using their creativity and knowledge of cybersecurity, technology and business processes to develop and deliver creative solutions. In this fast-paced environment, staff collaborate to respond to current risks, while identifying and anticipating future threats. Our cyber capabilities encompass the full spectrum of services from Cyber Operations (SOC, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Cyber Incident Response, Penetration Testing & Red Teaming, Cyber Analytics & Fraud, and Insider threat) to Cyber Architecture and Engineering (Network, Platform, Cloud, and Applications Security).  Together with the CISO and his leadership team, staff provide a robust set of cyber services that provide full scope protection and response capabilities across the BNY Mellon enterprise.  We help our businesses, the bank’s executive team, and our board of directors understand cybersecurity risk and the steps that must be taken to create and maintain a secure environment that drives innovation.

Strong Knowledge of the following:

  • Network topologies, protocols, routing, secure network architecture and engineering
  • Security zones, encryption methodologies, access controls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention System (IDS/IPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Security configurations, platform hardening, device controls, access controls

  • OSI layers 4 and below

  • Establish framework that includes secure architecture, firewalls and web application firewalls, IPS, access and authentication, remote access controls, and network services

  • Directing and tasking engineering resources to design and implement security controls

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication, presentation, and technical writing skills

Principal Information Security Analyst->> Consults on a senior level and provides professional support for major components of the company's information security infrastructure. Contributes to the development and implementation of security architecture, standards, procedures and guidelines for multiple platforms in diverse system environments. Consults with the business and operational infrastructure personnel regarding new and existing technologies. Recommends new security tools to management and reports and provides guidance and expertise in their implementation. Reviews and analyzes highly complex data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations. Defines, implements, and applies area-wide security and/or COB policies and standards by leveraging in-depth knowledge of globally accepted information security and/or COB principles. Addresses high risk security concerns or incidents. Recommends course of action to mitigate risk and ensures that appropriate standards are established and published. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.



  • Contributes to the achievement of area objectives. Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred

  • 8-10 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required

  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

  • Understanding of network security architecture and network access controls

  • Knowledge of network control tools and techniques

  • Knowledge of remote/mobile access methods and security

  • Experience with complex, large scale, international networks

  • 5-10 years of experience in secure network engineering

  • 3-5 years of experience in information security

  • Industry certifications such as CCNA/CCNP, CISSP/SSCP or GIAC/GSEC or RSA/CSE or RHCE a plus

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