MUFG Union Bank Sr. Network Security Engineer, Assistant Vice President in Monterey Park, California

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Job Summary

Test, monitor, assess, and analyze the dependability and effectiveness of the bank’s information security controls to ensure continuous operational effectiveness. Present technical analysis and measures to executive management. Provide input into new security strategies and trends as well as measure and report on the processes that affect the integrity, functionality, and reliability of the bank’s security control framework.

Major Responsibilities

The IPS Engineer is a key position in providing assurance on the controls safeguarding the bank’s information assets.

Specifically, the position is responsible for:

  • Ensuring information security performance is monitored on an ongoing basis

  • Conducting assessment and analysis on the bank’s information security controls

  • Assessing the efficiency, relevance, and integrity of collected data

  • Identifying control deficiencies by analyzing and identifying underlying root causes

  • Designing, implementing, and collaborating on a range of information security metrics and performance reports

  • Assisting stakeholders in identifying, initiating, and tracking corrective actions to address anomalies

  • Overseeing monitoring systems and programs used to detect and report security violations

  • Maintaining familiarity with industry trends and security best practices

  • Contributing to the teams continuous improvement efforts

Most Difficult and Complex Problems

  • To effectively apply information security theories and concepts to specific circumstances

  • To analyze test results in an objective and quantifiable manner

  • To identify weak links in information security products and determine how to mitigate the control deficiencies

  • To apply mathematical abstraction to create predictive models


  • Financial services experience

  • Top 10 banking (Strongly preferred)

  • Information Security

  • Network Security Administration and/or Engineering

  • IT risk management

  • Three to five years of related experience

Must-Have Skills

  • Passionate, positive and driven attitude

  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

  • Reliable time management and organization skills

  • Demonstrates the ability to convey technical findings in simple language

  • Proactive mindset and actions

  • Aptitude to lead complex efforts with minimal supervision

  • Willingness to collaborate across the organization

  • Capability to adapt to new and changing environment and handle multiple priorities, including to learn quickly

  • Experience across the following security concentrations:

o Endpoint – ePO, fundamental knowledge of Windows / UNIX OS configurations

o Network – Firewall, IDS/IPS, Malware Detection, VPN, Remote Access

o Application (Web or otherwise) – Java, .net, objective C, mobile and tablet

  • Data analysis skills in Excel (VBA preferred)

  • Experience in creating trending, metrics, and management reports

  • Demonstrates the ability to independently manage information security control assessments

  • Strong mathematical ability

Nice-To-Have Skills

  • Event log correlation tool experience (e.g. Splunk)

  • Scripting skills

  • Experience with the following security concentrations:

o Application – Web Proxy, Application Proxy

o Network – Wireless, Network Anomaly Detection

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology, or Related Fields.

  • Master’s Degree (preferred)

Preferred Certifications


  • Vendor specific for Firewall, IDS/IPS, or VPN

  • Six Sigma Belts

Why Work for MUFG? We are a financially strong and stable bank. We value workplace diversity. We are committed to the training and development of our employees. Innovative vacation benefits. We offer a matching 401k, a Retirement Plan, a variety of Flexible Health Benefits.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.

Job: *Systems / Technology

Title: Sr. Network Security Engineer, Assistant Vice President

Location: CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park

Requisition ID: 10009694-WD