Sr. Specialist Information Security Analyst - Phishing Testing & Cyber Awareness

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:

Sr. Specialist Information Security Analyst - Phishing Testing & Cyber Awareness 

The BNY Mellon Wargames, Awareness, and Global Engagement (WAGE) team, as a part of the Information Security Division (ISD), supports BNY Mellon’s global operations. The WAGE team is responsible for fostering a security-aware culture across the organization via multiple channels, including experiential trainings (Wargames), awareness publications and presentations, and phishing email testing.

Position Overview

A successful candidate will be able to effectively plan, coordinate, and manage the operations of the bank’s Global Anti-Phishing Program (GAPP) and support the activities of the overall Global Information Security Awareness program.

Position Description 
  • Coordinate tasks related to the analysis, planning, execution, and reporting phases of the GAPP
  • Communicate with stakeholders on the scheduling, testing, and execution of planned simulations
  • Perform data analysis on simulation results and examine trends
  • Prepare and distribute data-driven reports for various audiences, including senior management
  • Manage post-phishing test communications
  • Deliver behavior-focused awareness presentations to staff in person or online
  • Research, analyze, and develop creative awareness materials based on current threats and best practices
  • Consults with other IT areas and the businesses 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
  • 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 complex data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations provides direction and guidance on reports and analyses and ensures recommendations are aligned with customer/business needs and capabilities 
  • Ensures that all significant security concerns are addressed
  • Recommends course of action to mitigate risk and ensures that appropriate standards are established and published
  • Contributes to the achievement of area objectives 


Who we are looking for:
  • Passion for cybersecurity!
  • 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
  • Basic understanding of cybersecurity fundamentals to enable collaboration with subject matter experts to devise, develop and implement realistic cyber exercise scenarios
  • Industry certifications such as CSX, CISM, or CompTIA Security+ a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Capable of self-sufficient and self-motivated work ensuring both high-quality and timely delivery of finished products
  • Experience with presenting in person and/or online
  • Experience with (or training in) information security
  • Experience with preparing and analyzing large data sets, as well as reporting and presenting data takeaways for management and executives
  • Familiarity with established research sources and phishing simulation tools
  • Understanding of the BNY Mellon organization preferred
  • Digital design skills preferred
  • Experience with IT risk assessment and management a plus

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: 45155
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Information Security-HR11724
Requisition Number: 2006691