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Information Security Risk Analyst

Zions Bancorp/ZMSC Job Titles
Enterprise Technology Operations
051162 Requisition #

A bit about us:

Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. We operate in a fast-paced, information-driven environment, which means we need people who bring diverse experiences, perspectives, and expertise to meet the ever-changing demands of a technology-driven world. We are grounded in the belief that “improving the work is the work” as we drive to create simple, easy, fast, and secure solutions for our customers. Your ability to adapt, learn, and innovate helps increase revenue, reduce operational costs, and mitigates risk.


ETO provides opportunities for you to own your career growth through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women in Technology, and Workforce of the Future initiatives that allow you to network across the organization, volunteer in our community, and build your technical and soft skills. Together we are building a culture that values diversity and creates a space of belonging for all our team members. We believe that investing in your success is an investment in our customers and our business. Our people are what sets us apart and make us great.


Enterprise Information Security (EIS) is integrated with the ETO division (1100+ technology people) and is responsible for enabling secure innovation and business growth for 10,000+ employees across 11 states. We’re building an information security program and team that enables our organization’s long-term success. What’s great about our department is that we laugh with each other, have Executive and Board level visibility and support for our work, and are driving highly-visible, enterprise-wide initiatives. We’re focused on creating business value and are seeking like-minded professionals to join our team!


Let’s talk about you:

Do you…
  • lead by example?
  • enjoy collaborating with and influencing others to achieve the right outcomes?
  • love securing information assets from malicious users?
  • want to work on the implementing leading-edge solutions to enterprise challenges?
  • demonstrate persistence in reaching goals in the face of adversity?
  • function as team player who isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo?
  • want to work on a team where your input matters?
  • think in terms of confidentiality, integrity, and availability?
  • excel in learning things quickly and thoroughly?
  • enjoy sharing your hard-earned knowledge to help others grow and make a real difference?
  • transform ambiguity into focused, productive, impactful outcomes?
  • love to get things done, the right way, the first time?

If you think systematically, achieve purposefully, speak diplomatically, and act with integrity, the EIS department can’t wait to hear from you!!

The scope and impact of your work:

The Information Security Risk Assessment (ISRA) team helps Zions Bancorporation move at the speed of business by providing actionable and intelligent cyber risk decision support. We’re seeking a Risk Analyst for the ISRA team to perform risk analysis in identifying, classifying, and collaboratively mitigating cyber risk enterprise-wide. You are an analytical thinker, collaborative team player, and an effective, dynamic communicator, able to bridge the gap between business demands and cybersecurity requirements.

What we expect:

This role requires someone who is humble, hungry, and an effective relationship builder with an understanding of cyber risk, and the ability to articulate that risk in business terms. The ideal candidate loves bringing disparate inputs into consumable content:

  1. Compose reports, assessments, and other documents to provide decision support on information security risks and controls for executives, project managers, system owners, business unit managers
  2. Contribute to the enhancement/refinement of the Information Security Risks & Controls library
  3. Manage and perform cybersecurity assessments on emerging/ongoing business initiatives, third-party services by assessing the impact and likelihood of risk events
  4. Assess the impact of potential adverse events, recommend effective controls and mitigations
  5. Evaluate third-party products/services by reviewing responses to standardized questionnaires (SIG), evidencing their internal controls
  6. Utilize and maintain systems and procedures to effectively assess the information risk
  7. Help our business partners understand information security risks, standards, and best practices
  8. Support the continuous improvement of Information Security Policies, Standards, Processes, and Procedures
  9. Engage internal partners and external contacts, professionally representing the organization on projects, supporting successful third-party engagements
  10. Keep pace with emerging technology, cyber threats, and industry trends around cybersecurity.

Your experiences and skills:
  1. Requires a Bachelor’s in Information Systems-related degree or 4+ years of experience in cybersecurity
  2. Experience in cybersecurity risk analysis and related security products/systems (ie, RSA Archer, MetricStream, ServiceNow GRC)
  3. Demonstrable knowledge of information security standards, data security practices and procedures, network security, application security, and database security
  4. Understanding the impact of various data protection and integrity controls, operating systems and network security controls, authentication controls, and security protocols
  5. Requires strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  6. Requires demonstrable knowledge of security principles to a diverse range of risk scenarios to coordinate acceptable solutions between business needs, technology operations, and information security best practices
  7. Comfortable working independently and collaboratively to achieve business outcomes

This position can be located at the bank’s technology headquarters in the Salt Lake City, Utah area, or 100% remote.

Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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