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TIAA Bank Information Security Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Information Security Engineer

The Information Security Engineer's focus is to develop and implement security solutions, which also includes current evaluation as well as keeping track of observance of the needed security guidelines all over the company computing environment. This role may help conduct network and software vulnerability assessments and testing by utilizing reverse engineering techniques. This job learns how to test the current state of the information security architecture and provides improvement recommendations by gathering key insights found from testing and analyzing the current systems and networks. This job also assists with evaluating system security configurations and performing root cause analysis to determine how to provide optimal IT security for the organization.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Providing operations and engineering support for critical security systems and services including servers, endpoint security, computer forensics, vulnerability/penetration assessment/mitigation, and security event management.

  • Assists with executing vulnerability analysis and exploitation of applications, operating systems and networks.

  • Works to identify intrusion or incident path or method through testing and evaluation procedures.

  • Helps design, develop and implement countermeasures, systems integration and tools specific to cyber and information operations.

  • Learns how to resolve malware and intrusion issues within the system as they occur.

  • Follows industry security updates, technologies and practices on a continual basis to improve overall security management.

  • Helps serve as an internal information security consultant on the standards, complex issues and best practices for the organization.

  • Contributes to the testing and analysis of complex software systems to determine both the functionality and intent of the systems.

  • Assists with maintaining operational and configuration documentation and creates and maintains diagrams.

  • Learns from and works with Cybersecurity Risk and Security Operation teams to enhance the overall security posture of the enterprise.


  • 2 Years Required; 3 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of experience within Cybersecurity or Information Technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in security, information technology or related field

  • General information security certifications (e.g. CISSP, Security +, etc)

  • Experience in financial services or other highly regulated industry

  • Expertise in Windows, Linux, Python, and shell scripting.

  • Experience with SIEM or other log management platforms.

  • Ability to work across functional groups to implement and maintain security solutions

Potential Salary: $85,450.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

As a part of TIAA’s Financial Solutions business, TIAA Bank, a division of TIAA, FSB, provides full-service, nationwide banking and lending services to consumer, commercial and institutional clients through a variety of channels, including online, its Florida-based financial centers and at other business offices throughout the country.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755


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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.