Position Summary: The Security Engineer contributes to the success of the Bank by building a safe and sound technology environment for business operations. This individual will apply their passion for security and technology to create secure, stable and easy to use solutions for Bank personnel and other customers. The team this role is a part of focuses on project work and includes experienced, passionate technology security professionals. Duties and Responsibilities: Contribute to design and execute delivery for technologies that improve overall security posture or technology service delivery within the organization. Analyze requirements and apply knowledge of business needs and security risks to determine appropriate course of action. Develop security standards to ensure appropriate controls throughout the technology environment. Collaborate with different areas of IT in order to provide security and business technology solutions for the bank. Documentation of security policy, standard, procedure and design documents. Requirements: 2-5 years of security or technology experience. 4 year college degree in information technology or equivalent experience. Security and technology certifications are highly preferred (CISSP, SANS GSEC, MCSE/MCITP). Experience in a Windows Server environment. Experience with Amazon Web Services or similar IaaS preferred. Scripting/automation experience preferred. Experience or interest in working in an agile/scrum format. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors: Outstanding communication (verbal, written, visualization and listening) skills. Self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team setting. Giving and receiving effective feedback across all interactions. Ability to address conflict with peers and others in the organization. Interest in understanding customer perspective to aid in development of the right solution. Commitment to delivering quality solutions. Ability to communicate technical topics to a non-technical audience. Interest in understanding business needs to aid in developing solutions that are right for the broader organization. Interest in working on a broad range of IT projects (Security, IaaS, Automation, Network, VoIP, Database,). Knowledge of IT security controls. Knowledge of IT infrastructure. Working knowledge of technology best practices.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $72.0 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to improve the availability of funds to support home ownership. The FHLB Chicago is a member-owned cooperative serving members in our district of Illinois and Wisconsin. All federally insured depository institutions, insurance companies engaged in residential ...housing finance, credit unions, and community development financial institutions located in our district are eligible to apply for membership. Today, the FHLB System, which is regulated by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, has more than 7,500 members.
The FHLB Chicago strives to be a valuable partner to our member financial institutions in Illinois and Wisconsin during all phases of financial and economic cycles. The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is committed to diversity at all levels of our organization from the employees we hire to the programs, institutions, and businesses we support. Our goal is to recruit, hire, and develop talented staff and to offer a work environment that allows them to do their best work.