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Bank of the West Sr Firewall Security Engineer in Omaha, Nebraska

Sr Firewall Security Engineer


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Summary

Provides subject matter expertise for the Production Security Program working with protocols, processes, governance, and will be responsible for all aspects within assigned Production Security Program functions. Supports the business, security, and technical staff by assisting with the deployment of security controls and processes. Maintains and supports security tools. Delivers timely and high quality work products to meet client's expectations. Defines and evaluates the implementation of security solutions to meet business needs. Reviews, monitors, recommends and reports enhancement opportunities to meet bank and industry policies, standards, and guidance. Mentors other engineers and assists them in developing greater knowledge in the toolsets.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supports customer efforts by collecting requirements to determine approval of policy changes.

  • Ensures systems specifications, security controls and appropriate logging and monitoring align with business needs.

  • Communicates and coordinates with technology and business functional groups to specify network connectivity for production and test environments.

  • Provides senior level support on tools and processes.

  • Reviews, drafts, and outlines processes related to tools.

  • Support regulatory examinations and internal audits as needed

  • Assists in the evaluation of security solutions to meet business needs for potential and existing products. Conducts ROI and gap analysis for potential and existing products.

  • Assists the business, Security Architecture and technical subject matter experts to deploy security controls and processes.

  • Recommends and implements enhancement opportunities to meet bank and industry policies, standards, and guidance.

  • Responsible for managing the identification, collection, and analysis of electronic data, with the goal of preserving any evidence in its most original form while performing a structured investigation that is legally defensible.

  • Performs or has oversight of eDiscovery tasks as required in support of requests from Legal and HR in the support of litigation for and against the Bank.

  • Conducts examination of logs, hard drives, network traffic, and other data to support targeted investigations.




  • 7 years of security experience with broad understanding of all security domains.

  • Solid foundation in networking concepts, protocols/ports and their real world application

  • Knowledge of Information Security tool deployment and operations, as well as vulnerability management, application and system configuration hardening.

  • Understanding of industry leading security technologies or infrastructure systems in a complex technical IT operations environment

  • Understanding of Checkpoint or Fortinet firewall policy

  • Tufin or Firemon policy orchestration a plus

  • Ability to perform firewall reviews and recommend remediation and optimization

  • Ability to clearly communicate technical knowledge to both technical and non-technical people, written and verbally

  • Experience in a regulated industry highly desirable; financial services preferred.

  • Ability to conduct ROI and gap analysis for potential and existing products.

Education – Bachelor’s degree

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Security

Location: United States-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition ID: 060299