Senior Information Security Specialist


At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


U.S. Bank is seeking a Senior Information Security Specialist with demonstrated competence and thought leadership capability to contribute toward the success of Identity and Access Management (IAM) program initiatives. This person will leverage business systems analyst skills to partner with business lines to develop requirements, work with the technology team to translate requirements into functional designs, and participate in testing, training, and implementation of IAM solutions.


Primary Responsibilities

    • Participates in developing and maintaining a complete and accurate understanding of how business lines are impacted by IAM program initiatives.

    • Assists in developing and maintaining detailed knowledge of the current technology and infrastructure from a functional perspective. Provides guidance concerning business implications of development projects.

    • Provides consulting services to internal business groups on process improvement projects designed to improve their business results. Involved in training and implementation of applications.

    • Assists, and at times, may lead clients and technical staff to investigate, analyze, and resolve application problems related to system functions. Often first point of contact for user support and problem solving.

    • Works with business representatives to identify, refine, and document detailed business needs.

    • May manage complex to routine projects. Frequently interfaces with business lines, including management, and/or internal resources to ensure quality, timeliness, and testing of all project/release work.

    • Works with technology and application development teams to design functional solutions that appropriately meet the business needs.

    • Reviews and validates test plan approaches for proper functionality coverage. May coordinate and execute test plans. Looks for an opportunity to improve testing process. Ensures that test cases and results meet business requirements.

    • Works with internal business lines to document, analyze, and redesign business processes.

    • Analyzes and evaluates user needs.





Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

    • Certified Information System Security Professional or other certifications (helpful but not necessary)

    • At least 7 years of experience with processes, tools, techniques and practices for assuring adherence to standards associated with accessing, altering and protecting organizational data.  

Preferred Skills/Experience Qualifications

    • Six or more years of experience working as a Business Analyst

    • Five or more years of experience in Excel (Advanced), Visio, MS Project, SQL, UML Modeling Software

    • Six or more years of customer interfacing experience – project oversight, customer presentation, requirements elicitation, etc.

    • Six or more years of documentation experience including Current State Analysis, Use Cases, Functional Requirements Spec, Wireframes, Process Flows, Standard Operating Procedures, Test Plans, Test Cases, UAT Test Plans, Business Rules, et al.

    • Advanced conceptual, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

    • Advanced ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both written and verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills).

    • Advanced skills in analysis, visual modeling, and facilitation/elicitation

    • Proficient verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate in the English language.

    • Demonstrated understanding of modern Identity & Access Management concepts and best practices.

    • Demonstrated understanding in formulating strategies, alternatives and recommendations in information security management.

    • Advanced skills in evaluating risk and communicating the information in a fact-based manner.

    • Knowledge of Information Security including security architecture, industry trends and direction, system and technology integration, and standards, procedures and policies, and emerging technologies.

    • Knowledge of software licensing, product and vendor evaluation, technical troubleshooting, and process improvement.

    • Working knowledge of IT audit and control, governance, asset management, change control, training delivery, and technical writing/documentation.  



Information Technology

Primary Location



1st - Daytime



Average Hours Per Week