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Bank of America Ethical Hacking Analyst in Denver, Colorado

Ethical Hacking Analyst

Addison, Texas;Denver, Colorado

Job Description:

The Ethical Hacking Analyst will join a dynamic team of world class security experts to conduct application security assessments and penetration testing of our internal/external web applications, leveraging both manual techniques as well as automated tools in order to identify and report security vulnerabilities that may exist.

Successful candidate will be knowledgeable with business risks associated to common security vulnerabilities and be able to effectively communicate security vulnerabilities across a broad spectrum audience ranging from application developers to business managers with limited experience in application security.

Required Skills:

• BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

• Persistent sense of technical curiosity how applications work and a demonstrated ability to think through process bypasses

• Experience conducting vulnerability assessments, secure code reviews and penetration testing against web application technologies

• Knowledge of web and network related protocols/technologies

• Ability to demonstrate manual web application testing experience

• Desire to learn and an aptitude for executing critical thinking in a variety of situations

• Excellent organizational skills

• Ability to communicate efficiently and simplify complex IT scenarios

Desired Skills:

• Ability to work independently in a large scale enterprise environment

• Professional experience working in an application security role within a large financial institution

• Experience with web application vulnerability scanning tools (e.g. IBM AppScan, HP Webinspect, Acunetix, NTO Spider, Burpsuite Pro, etc.)

• Experience with vulnerability assessment tools and penetration testing techniques (e.g. web application proxies, packet capture analysis software, browser extensions, advanced penetration testing Linux distributions, static source code analyzers, etc.)

• Experience in the following areas: general information security; security engineering; application architecture; authentication and security protocols; application session management; applied cryptography; common communication protocols; single sign-on technologies; exploit automation platforms

• One or more of the following certifications: CISSP, GWAPT, GPEN, CEH, OSCP


1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:


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Full time


Manages People: No

Travel: No


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Colorado law: Colorado

job seekers

Starting Colorado pay:

$ 86,000

annual salary

Starting pay explanation

This is the starting pay, actual offers to be negotiated based on applicant’s skills, experience and education.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.


This role is currently benefits eligible . We provide industry-leading benefits, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.


Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.

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