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Cyber Security Architect - DevSecOps

Regions Bank

Regions Bank

Athens, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Cyber Security Architect contributes to the advancement of Regions’ cyber security program and its capabilities through developing, communicating, and implementing a security architecture. This position establishes secure development practices which increases the security of internal systems. Additionally, this position collaborates closely with key stakeholders and teams as part of business projects and/or initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develops and establishes a strategic cyber security architecture and strategic vision, including standards and frameworks that are aligned with the overall business and Regions’ information technology strategy
  • Provides advisory and consultative services to businesses, information technology groups, and cyber security senior leadership
  • Works closely with Enterprise Architecture and Application Development groups to enhance the security posture of new and existing systems
  • Designs cyber security architecture, evaluates and mitigates potential risk, and approves implementation of systems and applications into production
  • Performs assessments using the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Cyber Assessment Tool to identify gaps and remediate deficiencies
  • Ensures systems and applications are implemented with compensating controls to meet regulatory requirements (e.g. GLBA, SOX, HIPPA, FFIEC, etc.) as well as other organizational compliance (PCI) requirements
  • Tracks metrics for compliance to internal cyber security standards set by application and system owners
  • Provides consultative services related to large business projects
  • May lead the work of junior architects and evaluate needs, assisting in the development of necessary skills and technical knowledge

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
  • Seven (7) years of experience in cyber security, with a focus on software development, secure software development lifecycle (SDLC), or security architecture


  • Experience in the design and implementation of cyber security solutions

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to effectively evaluate risk vs. reward
  • Ability to independently problem solve with sound judgement
  • Ability to translate complex technical information across all levels of the organization through communications and/or presentations
  • Ability to work in a team environment when applicable
  • Advanced knowledge of risks associated with virtualization and cloud-based computing and the impact of those technologies on an organizations security posture
  • Advanced knowledge of security principles, solutions, tools, methodologies, and techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation

This position must be within a reasonable driving distance to a Branch, Consumer Operations, or Professional Office Building with the primary location being for Birmingham, AL, Nashville, TN, Atlanta, GA or Charlotte, NC. Regions will not provide relocation assistance for this position, and relocation would be at your expense. Exceptions to the geographic location requirement may be made for current Regions associates who work remotely.

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the Metropolitan Statistical Area Market Range for where the position is located and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$131,284.00 USD


$177,360.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.

Location Details

Riverchase Operations Center


Hoover, Alabama

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Job applications at Regions are accepted electronically through our career site for a minimum of five business days from the date of posting. Job postings for higher-volume positions may remain active for longer than the minimum period due to business need and may be closed at any time thereafter at the discretion of the company.