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MUFG Sr Cybersecurity Assessment and Remediation Lead, VP - Remote in Phoenix, Arizona

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 6th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Job Summary:

In this role you will focus on evaluating the design and effectiveness of cybersecurity controls within the bank's applications, systems, databases, platforms, and processes. You will plan and perform cybersecurity assessments of targeted technologies and processes. You will demonstrate experience in the execution of assessments, solid judgement in the evaluation of controls and processes, and document defensible conclusions for the assessment outcomes. You will opine as to the nature of risk and residual risks. You will report assessment outcomes; consult with developers, administrators, managers and other risk personnel; recommend and approve remediation plans; review and approve remediation evidence for control gap closure.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute cybersecurity risk assessment activities for scoped regulatory and non-regulatory environments

  • Support team objectives in programmatic development and deliverables (metrics, reporting, data management

  • Develop tools to monitor program status and health (spreadsheets, database, dashboards)

  • Work with management to develop and maintain a program communication plan

  • Develop a MS Teams or SharePoint Program site

  • Support regulatory exams and engagements

  • Support audit, risk management, and compliance assessments and engagements

  • Document and report assessment findings and outcomes

  • Identify industry best practices and standards

  • Report assessment findings and outcomes

  • Recommend remediation; review and approve remediation plans; review remediation evidence; document remediation activities and records


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related fields; applicable specialized training; or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in regulatory and non-regulatory cybersecurity assessment and information security, including experience with IT assessment frameworks, IT controls, common banking technologies and risk management.

  • Understanding of one or more compliance frameworks: NIST, FFIEC, GLBA, SOX, PCI

  • Experience with 2 or more of the following control areas:

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Incident Response and Logging

  • Encryption

  • Secure Coding

  • Vulnerability Management

  • Configuration Management

  • Familiarity with 2 or more of the following technology areas is highly desirable:

  • Network infrastructure (technologies, architectures, operations)

  • Various network and host-based security products and services

  • Active Directory, servers, services, desktops and MS Office apps

  • Unix, Linux, AIX

  • IBM Mainframe, Top Secret

  • SQL, Oracle, DB2 Databases

  • Experience in the banking or finance industries preferred

  • Demonstrated high-level awareness of the financial services industry

  • Demonstrated awareness of the regulatory environment impactful to banking

  • Demonstrated experience with and/or in-depth understanding of commonly deployed banking technologies and operational best practices

  • Demonstrated understanding of governance, risk management and compliance

  • Demonstrated professional accountability to maintain and promote internal policy, standards and industry best practices

  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, CIA, CISSP or other relevant professional certifications are desirable

  • Knowledge of information security standards, rules and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality, and desktop, server, application, database, network security principles for risk identification and analysis

  • Experience in security policy development, security education, network testing, application vulnerability assessments, risk analysis, and compliance testing required

  • An analytical approach to problem resolution with good judgement

  • General project and time management skills

  • Ability to synthesize observations of risk at a macro level, identifying indicators of changing risk and/or symptoms of process or Control deficiencies

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with management, risk peers, and staff at all levels across business and technology functions.

  • Strong oral and written communication; including the ability to write clear, concise, non-technical reports

The typical base pay range for this role is between $124K – $151K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute