Bank of America

Job Description:

Job Title: Network Security Engineer

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Chester

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

Role Description:

The Network Security Engineer is a key member of the technology team and is responsible for ensuring network security through firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention technologies. The specialist is expected to have an in-depth understanding of networking protocols and technologies, as well as have an excellent troubleshooting methodology. This role requires you to have good communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders, an ability to work independently and in a team setting. You should also be a subject matter expert in your field and stay up to date with industry trends to drive end-to-end value.

Responsibilities: As a Network Security Engineer, you will provide technical support for our firewall and intrusion detection/prevention systems.

  • You will lead efforts to diagnose and resolve network infrastructure incidents, managing bridge line troubleshooting, and communicating effectively with internal stakeholders during the process.
  • Additionally, you will be responsible for evaluating service impact, interpreting monitors, dashboards, and logs, and identifying potential production failure scenarios and vulnerabilities.
  • In this role, you’ll be working directly with our senior team members, so good communication skills and a desire to learn and grow professionally are essential.

What we are looking for:

  • You can help our team keep our network safe and running smoothly
  • You will have knowledge in network technology, including Fortinet/Checkpoint Firewalls; F5/AVI load balancers and McAfee proxy infrastructure.
  • Experience in Network Operations,
  • Be our go-to person for troubleshooting firewall and intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Work with our team and customers to diagnose and solve network infrastructure incidents
  • Be the person everyone can count on to communicate technical details during emergencies
  • Analyze data, identify and mitigate risks, and make smart suggestions for improvement
  • Document everything in a clear, easy-to-understand way
  • Be collaborative while still sticking to our production policies
  • Be the technical expert who can take a complex problem and break it down into simple steps for anyone to follow

Skills that will help:

  • Industry certifications in network technologies
  • Familiarity with Cloud and SDN technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Benefits of working at Bank of America

UK

  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare including virtual tutoring and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc
  • Use of a flex fund to use towards benefits
  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership programme and receive discounted entry to some of the UK and Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local area

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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