Principal Information Security Analyst - Vulnerability Management (VA location)

Job Description

 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. 

At BNY Mellon, Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security, 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, our staff provides 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 Cyber Security risk and the steps that must be taken to create and maintain a secure environment that drives innovation.
The Role As an Information Security Analyst part of our Vulnerability Management team, you will consult and provide professional support for major components of the company's information security infrastructure. You'll be responsible for supporting the technical analysis, design, consulting, and product review of security components. 
You must have significant experience with multiple vulnerability scanning technologies and packages, including a lead role in identifying new tools and techniques. You'll evaluate and assess existing technical issues by researching and identifying innovative solutions to broad and complex information security challenges. You are responsible for managing components of various projects to completion, consulting with various corporate teams, both within the IT and business environments, to derive information security solutions.   Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with vulnerability remediation governance on a senior level for the organization
  • Provide guidance to application and system owners on vulnerability remediation requirements
  • Conduct attack surface research and coordinate with application/system owners and other Cyber Operations teams in response to relevant threat intelligence information
  • Execute ad-hoc/priority tracking enterprise vulnerability scanning activities across the organization
  • Provide reporting to executive management on outstanding vulnerabilities and remediation tasks as needed
  • Provide external audit evidence/support and assure compliance to required standards, procedures, guidelines and processes
  • Lead a subset of project/process improvement initiatives on the Vulnerability Management team
  • Other duties as assigned or requested 
    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.


Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred. 10-12 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required. Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus

  • Experience utilizing enterprise Vulnerability Scanning/Management solutions

  • Experience administering enterprise systems

  • Experience utilizing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions


  • Any of the following certifications are a plus: GIAC GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GMON, GCWN, GCUX GPEN, CISSP, OSCP
  • Familiarity with application containerization and associated architecture is a plus
  • Experience using SQL to perform data queries/analysis is a plus

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Ashburn
Internal Jobcode: 45183
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 1908034