Information Security Specialist

ID
2020-10165
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco
Category
Information Services

 

At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 

 

Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

Information Security supports the business’ objectives by implementing state of the art cybersecurity technologies and practices so that we are well-prepared to protect Company’s systems and data from cyber-attacks and other unplanned disruptions.

 

The Information Security Specialist provides security assessments for FRB clients.           

 

The Information Security Specialist will be responsible for scheduling and visiting our FRB clients and business managers to perform desktop and/or laptop security assessments. The Information Security Specialist will perform a security assessment of the target computing system and provide immediate feedback to the business manager or client with recommendations, if any, for improving the security posture of the target computing environment.

 

The position will work closely with Internet Services, Relationship Management, Preferred Banking, and First Republic clients.

 

The Information Security Specialist provides security assessments for FRB clients.           

 

The Information Security Specialist will be responsible for scheduling and visiting our FRB clients and business managers to perform desktop and/or laptop security assessments. The Information Security Specialist will perform a security assessment of the target computing system and provide immediate feedback to the business manager or client with recommendations, if any, for improving the security posture of the target computing environment.

 

The position will work closely with Internet Services, Relationship Management, Preferred Banking, and First Republic clients.

 

What you'll do as an Information Security Specialist:

  • Provide desktop and laptop security assessment by: Scheduling through the appropriate channels user desktop / laptop security assessment. Manage schedule and must be punctual to ensure that users receive the assessment in a timely manner. Arrange schedule to ensure that any travel is minimized. Review OS level security settings (e.g. firewall settings, antivirus settings, patch and OS update settings) Review application security settings (e.g. Browser based security settings, e-mail client settings)
  • Review network security settings (e.g. wireless network configuration).
  • Provide security awareness / best practices training to sales force, preferred bankers, relationship managers, and clients: Provide instruction on desktop / laptop best practices (e.g. keeping patches current, running regular antivirus checks, setting up system restore points). Advise end users on current security incident trends and effective methods of counteracting (e.g. phishing attempts, untrusted web sites).
  • Provide documentation of security assessment engagement: Prioritize and document findings and recommended changes. Continually research and recommend best security practices for end user / desktop interaction. Follow up with user to ensure that service was satisfactory (documents survey results to be used for metrics to assess the effectiveness of the assessment).
  • Update the assessment as required. Stay current on malware trends, especially in the financial industry and adjusts the assessment accordingly to reflect the latest trends. Stay current on wireless network technologies and encryption methodologies. Continually review latest hacking techniques and adjust the assessment accordingly to reflect the latest trends.
  • Assist in marketing of the security assessment program. Make recommendations to modify advertisement based upon updates to the security assessment. Work with internal groups to develop marketing strategies.
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
  • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.

 

What skills you will use:

  • Information Security Engineers, Information Systems personnel, sales force, relationship managers, and Internet Services, Preferred Banking members.
  • Team player.
  • Provides extraordinary service.
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career?  If so, then come join us.

 

We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.

 

First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.

 

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