Principal Information Security Analyst - Cyber Policy

Job Description

Who we are:

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.

What you will be doing:

Principal Information Security Analyst - Cyber Policy

  • 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
Core Requirements:

  • Developing, designing, and implementing cybersecurity policies and standards to drive a comprehensive strategy based on legal and regulatory requirements and industry best practices
  • Researching, developing, and creating cybersecurity policies and standards that are consistent with BNY Mellon technical capabilities
  • Ensuring that all cybersecurity policy documents are reviewed, approved, and published in accordance with corporate-mandated schedules
  • Responding to queries from stakeholders within all business units and business partners concerning the existence and/or interpretation of cybersecurity policy controls
  • Coordinating with cybersecurity and technology staff concerning responses to and action plans in response to audit and regulatory findings
  • Identifying and providing cybersecurity policy-related documentation to external and internal auditors and to regulators
  • Assisting policy authors, owners, and other stakeholders regarding the formulation of control language for cybersecurity policy documents
  • Identifying and documenting authors, owners, and approvers for all cybersecurity policy documents
  • Managing the review and revision processes for cybersecurity policy documents 
Essential Capabilities:

  • Providing instruction and assistance to policy authors, owners, and approvers as needed; this assistance may involve content, format, or review/approval processing
  • Providing policy-related information to cybersecurity staff responsible for responding to regulators, internal/external auditors, and internal/external clients
  • Assisting policy owners and other stakeholders with the socialization of cybersecurity-related policy controls  


Who we are looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred 
  • 10+ years of experience in information security or related technology experience required
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus
  • Must be detail-oriented and experienced in IT Risk Management; cyber-specific policy development expertise is a plus.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal presentation skills are required
  • Previous experience in a dynamic financial services environment and extensive skills in managing collaboration and ensuring sustainable outcomes across all constituencies is a critical capability for this role

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

Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 45183
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 2002558