BNY Mellon Security Applications Lead Engineer / Unix Systems in Somerset, New Jersey

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 & 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:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.


TECHNOLOGY SERVICES GROUP (TSG) is the central infrastructure services group with a proven track record of innovating to help BNY Mellon and its customers have most reliable, nimble and cost-effective solutions in the financial services market place. BNY Mellon BXP technology is leading edge with industry first PasS/IaaS fully integrated solution, combined with enterprise standards for developers.

  • TSG* is building next generation scalable, efficient data center as a service using the latest innovation infrastructure. Building on top of the cloud deployments in BNY Mellon, we are aggressively automating and bridging the green field cloud with the existing virtual computing environments.

The Security applications team is responsible for administration and policy creation for the Tripwire Application at BNYMellon globally for all distributed servers. In addition, we also administer and create policies in other enterprise security products for the company. We work closely with other internal security teams to keep the endpoints as secure as possible

  • Primary Job Responsibilities to Include:*

This position is being created to handle the large Cybersecurity project for administering host based firewall on all UNIX servers. The candidate will work alongside the rest of the host based firewall team but will have an understanding and focus on the unique requirements related to UNIX.

Strong UNIX Administration Experience Required - but will not be a UNIX SA role. This is for a UNIX SA to work as a Security Engineer.

  • Assist with design and implement strategies for our host based IPS\IDS infrastructure

  • Responsible for daily incident management

  • Identify and Manage special projects requiring thoughtful analysis and strategic thinking

  • Maintain/monitor performance of host based IPS\IDS infrastructure servers and remote agents. A strong knowledge and experience with Unix/Linux file systems is a must

  • Responding to security incidents in a production environment, such as investigating and remediating possible endpoint breaches

  • Must be actively involved in the security community

  • Maintain custom policies in the console

  • Maintenance of departmental documentation

  • Create and perform analysis of metrics in SQL databases for reporting and remediation

Lead Systems Engineer/Programmer->> Designs and develops solutions to moderately complex application problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Performs systems management and integration functions. Ensures that all systems, applications, software, and hardware are compliant with Corporate policy/procedures. Identifies issues and contributes to developing solutions. Maintains and may lead the process for documenting design. Works with Application Development and Quality Assurance and Testing teams to understand infrastructure needs during the development and testing processes. Ensures these needs are taken into account when developing infrastructure. Develops detailed project plans and tracks project progress. Evaluates the organization's existing infrastructure technology and researches and analyzes trends. Implements changes to the infrastructure technology that enhance its reliability and efficiency. Contributes to the achievement of related teams' objectives.


  • Qualifications _* *_* *This position is to handle the large Cybersecurity project for administering host based firewall on all Unix servers. The candidate will work alongside the rest of the host based firewall team but will have an understanding and focus on the unique requirements related to Unix.

*Strong Unix Administration Experience

  • Experience administering a host based IPS\IDS product in a large corporate environment (Preferred)

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong Verbal & written communication skills

  • Experience with administering Unix\Linux servers, Windows is a plus but not required

  • The ability to cross-functionally lead and manage the response to high priority, high visibility operational security issues

  • Able to work in a 24x7x365 operations environment

  • System forensics/investigation skills, including analyzing system artifacts (file system, memory, running processes, network connections, logs

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • 4-6 years of related experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

  • BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.*

  • Primary Location:* United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

  • Internal Jobcode:* 45116

  • Job:* Information Technology

  • Organization:* Technology Services Group-HR06725

  • Requisition Number:* 1601871

Category: Information Technology