Senior Security Analyst
Location Denver, CO
Primary Functional Area Legal & Risk
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Evaluates emerging technology and implements new systems, processes and procedures to maintain the security of bank personnel and information assets.  Ensures the bank security practices comply with legal and regulatory requirements, meet or exceed currently accepted standards, and remain applicable and relevant in the current security environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements and manages security systems including anti-virus, data loss prevention, log management, physical access management, and application firewalls.
  • Researches, evaluates and makes recommendations on emerging security technology.
  • Works with application development and Infrastructure groups to identify and mitigate unacceptable technical security risks.
  • With the assistance of business units, committees and project groups, identifies security issues and controls that mitigate risks to an acceptable level.
  • Monitors legislative, regulatory, and marketplace environments to ensure the bank security practices comply with those requirements and remains current with accepted practices.
  • Performs or facilitates infrastructure and application-level security testing.
  • Conducts investigations of potential non-compliance with Enterprise Security policies and procedures.
  • Works with legal, human resources, compliance and other groups to implement legal holds, perform investigations and produce responsive materials as necessary.
  • Develops and periodically reviews security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines.
  • Establishes and reviews standards on application security for developers to use when coding CoBank applications.
  • Monitors user administration activities to ensure the function is performed in accordance with established procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or comparable technical field, or work experience which demonstrates comparable technical abilities
  • 8 years’ experience in information technology, with at least 5 years’ focused on information security principles.
  • 3 years’ experience in project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in information systems risk analysis and management
  • Knowledge and experience using security tools and applications, including firewalls, anti-malware, data-loss prevention, log/event management, intrusion detection/prevention
  • Knowledge of finance environment and banking processes/applications
  • Knowledge of current Windows environment, MS Office products, Unix, and Active Directory
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, or auditing application systems security controls
  • Knowledge of generally accepted IT Security Standards including ISO and NIST
  • CISSP, CISA, CRISC or similar security and risk certifications
  • Experience in oral and written communication, particularly with upper management and business unit representatives.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Rotational on call on a 24/7 basis.
  • Occasional travel.
  • High degree of personal integrity and trustworthiness

About CoBank

CoBank stands strong as a $125 billion enterprise dedicated to the financial needs of agriculture and rural communities. That means we help fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and otherwise improve life in America.  When you choose a career with us, you make a difference by standing for something that matters. A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

CoBank will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.) to fill this position.

CoBank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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