Database Security and Compliance Engineer

Full Time


    • Database
    • Security
    • Engineer
    • Engineering
    • IT
    • ISO
    • Oracle
    • SQL
    • CISSP
    • Foundation

    Job Description


    Bring your ideas. Make history.
    BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the -bank of banks- - 97% of the world-s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

    With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we-re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

    We-re seeking a future team member in the role of Database Security and Compliance Engineer to join our Database Compliance & Security team. This role is located in Pittsburgh, PA and Nashville, TN - HYBRID/REMOTE.

    In this role, you-ll make an impact in the following ways:
    • Ownership and delivery of all Database Audit Requirements. Candidate will Represent DB Engineering team in internal and external audits and regulatory examinations as required. Candidate will be responsible for collecting all audit related evidence which matches the requested specifications in a timely manner.
    • Implement and maintain database security policies, procedures, and controls to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the bank's data.
    • Perform regular database security assessments, risk analysis, and vulnerability testing to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities. Collaborate with database administrators, IT teams, and business stakeholders to develop and implement security best practices and compliance measures.
    • Monitor database access and activities to detect and respond to unauthorized access or security breaches. Provide guidance and support in the development and maintenance of a robust data classification framework. Ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations, such as GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA, as well as internal policies and procedures.
    • Develop and maintain documentation related to database security policies, procedures, and incident response plans.
    • Train and educate staff on database security, data protection, and compliance requirements.
    • Continuously research and stay up-to-date on emerging threats, security technologies, and best practices in database security and compliance.

    To be successful in this role, we-re seeking the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required; advanced degree preferred. 8-10 years of related experience required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
    • Strong knowledge of database security concepts, technologies, and best practices (on-prem and cloud). Familiarity with industry regulations and compliance standards, such as SWIFT, SOC, ISO , PCI etc.
    • Experience with database management systems, such as Oracle, SQL Server, and MongoDB. Knowledge of CIS/NIST Database Hardening Standards. Experience on compliance scanning tools like Qualys will be a plus.
    • Working Knowledge of Splunk/Guardium would be a plus. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM are a plus.

    At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here-s a few of our awards:
    • Fortune World-s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
    • Bloomberg-s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
    • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN - 100% score
    • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
    • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
    • CDP-s Climate Change -A List-

    Our Benefits:

    BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life-s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.

    BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

    Employer Description:

    For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

    EEO Statement:

    BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.