Database Security Engineer in Birmingham, AL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Regions Financial Corporation   •  

Birmingham, AL 35203

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Cyber Security Engineer manages the day-to-day maintenance and operation of Information Security Systems to ensure that controls are adequate and effective. This position also analyzes scenarios, provides solutions, and makes recommendations to protect the environment, customers, and employees. May supervise other Cybersecurity Engineers or lead large scale projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates new ways to solve existing production security issues
  • Investigates intrusion incidents, conducts forensic investigations, and mounts incident responses
  • Evaluates new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities
  • Establishes plans and protocols to protect data and information systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction
  • Delivers technical reports on daily activities
  • Analyzes and advises on new security technologies and program conformance
  • Maintains knowledge with current emerging technologies and advancements within Information Security
  • Takes initiative and responsibility for achieving desired results
  • May supervise or lead a small team

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


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Eleven (11) years' of related post-secondary education and/or experience in Information Security or Information Technology


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or directly related field
  • Relevant security certifications
  • Financial services experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong organizational, research, analytical and/or problem-solving skills to evaluate situations, make recommendations, and take effective action
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts or scenarios to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or more security domains

Database Security Engineer

Security / Finance

Job Description:

Regions is seeking a highly motivated, well organized Database Security Engineer to join their expanding Data Protection team in a fast paced, team-oriented environment.

The Database Security Engineer will assist in the design, implementation, maintenance and support of industry leading database security DAM and encryption products. This position will also be responsible for reporting and data analysis to support compliance and audit initiatives. Candidate should have proven experience implementing best practice security policies based on risk prioritization and will continue to expand the detection capabilities of activity monitoring technologies.


  • Minimum 3 years database administration on at least one major relational database platform
  • Self-motivated and able to quickly assess and understand complex systems
  • Hands on experience in database security with proven ability to monitor, analyze and report on database security risk thresholds
  • Strong understanding of database security protocols and security standards
  • Ability to monitor compliance and communicate with management to ensure policies are effective
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, research, analytical and/or problem-solving skills to evaluate situations, make recommendations and take effective action
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a focus on customer service
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one of more security domains


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field
  • Experience working as a technical resource in a company where there is a commitment to information security and technology
  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or higher preferred
  • Financial Industry Experience
  • Relevant security certifications

Valid Through: 2019-10-14