At the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, employees come first - that's why we offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees.
* Medical, dental and vision insurance * Retirement program (401k and Pension) * Generous PTO plan * 11 paid holidays per year * Hybrid working model (effective February 22, 2022) * Casual dress code
Who we are
FHLBank Chicago partners with our members in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for their community investment activities. We are one of 11 Federal Home Loan Banks created by Congress in 1932 as a government sponsored enterprise to support mortgage lending and community investment. We are member owned and member focused. Our members include banks, credit unions, insurance companies and CDFIs.
What it's like to work here
At FHLBank Chicago, we bring people together. Our regular All-Staff meetings keep employees informed and our values drive the work that we do. Our Buddy Program pairs new hires with tenured employees to guide their onboarding. Our Employee Value Proposition is honed by listening and identifying the needs and priorities of our valued employees. Through CommuniTeam, we volunteer and identify ways to strengthen our communities. Our Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) hosts signature and employee-led events for continued learning; and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and culture clubs create connections around shared interests and experiences. We offer live and on-demand professional development opportunities to grow your skillset and your career.
What You'll do
In this role, you'll be responsible for supporting our Vulnerability Management Program by analyzing vulnerabilities, create and manage metrics, collaborate with various IT and Business teams in a risk focused environment. Additional responsibilities include supporting Security Awareness program and conducting risk assessments of new software and vendors. This role will interface with Architecture, Vendor Management, IT, Risk and Business teams on a frequent basis.
How you'll make an impact:
The Security Analyst role would help support and sustain existing processes and provide an opportunity to create new ones as we go.
The role will interface with many IT and business teams thus expanding the team's scope of operations.
What you can expect:
Assist with the collection and analysis of cyber threat intelligence reporting.
Tailor security awareness messaging and develop new security awareness campaigns to reflect evolving security trends and threats.
Conduct Security Awareness training for new users.
Design Phishing Awareness Campaigns and track their results.
Analyze results of Security Awareness campaigns to determine effectiveness and determine trends and areas for improvement.
Review vulnerability scan data and determine solution applicability.
Work with Remediation Teams to create and track plans to address discovered vulnerabilities.
Assist with the production of metrics and reports to track the effectiveness of Vulnerability Management efforts
Identify and evaluate Vulnerability Metrics to determine areas of concern and improvement.
Assist with efforts to quantify and analyze areas of risk in the environment
Assist with Reviews of security requests.
Be a clear and confident public speaker, able to tailor messaging around technical concepts to diverse audiences.
What you'll bring:
Associate degree (Computer Science or Engineering discipline; technical or professional experience may be substituted for formal education if necessary)
2 to 3 years of experience in IT Security
Ability to assess vulnerability risk and applicability based on existing guidance.
Intermediate scripting abilities through use of Python or comparable methods for process improvement and efficiency
Familiar with standard security best practices.
Knowledge in vulnerability scanning and its tools.
Knowledge in Amazon Web Services and its applications.
Experience with any one coding/programming language is added advantage (Python, Powershell)
Basic understanding in Security Awareness training for users.
Prospective candidate should be comfortable presenting to audiences of varying sizes and skill sets.
Strong customer service skills to deliver quality results.
Able to quickly change direction from day-to-day work to address new threats or vulnerabilities.
Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to prioritize and organize competing work demands.
Ability to quickly learn new processes and tools to find and manage software vulnerabilities.
Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
At FHLBank Chicago, employees come first. We offer a highly competitive compensation and bonus package, and access to a comprehensive benefits program designed to meet the needs of our employees. Our retirement program includes a 401K and Pension. Our generous PTO plan provides five weeks of vacation for new employees and 11 paid holidays per year. We offer work from home options and a casual dress code at our beautiful new space in the Old Post Office. Step into your future with us.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is a $100 billion wholesale bank and one of 11 district banks chartered in 1932 by the U.S. Congress to support mortgage lending and community investment. Each FHLBank operates as an independent organization and is governed by a board of directors elected by its member institutions. As a cooperative, we provide reliable liquidity to our member banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and community development financial institutions located in Illinois and Wisconsin, focusing on the distinct needs of their individual businesses and communities.
We offer products and services to help our members fund loans and investments held in portfolio, manage liquidity, fund mortgages into the secondary market, secure third party agreements, and achieve asset liability management goals. Through our Community Investment and Affordable Housing programs, we also help our members to provide affordable housing and economic development in the communities they serve.
FHLBank Chicago is a place, where everyone can make a difference—both for our organization and for the communities we serve through our member financial institutions. We aim to create a diverse... and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and positioned to do their best work. Teamwork is valued, and even entry-level hires may find themselves working side-by-side with senior-level executives.