MUFG Union Bank Jobs

Mobile mufg Logo

Job Information

MUFG Database Security Engineer Lead, Vice President in Tampa, Florida

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 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.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Job Summary

The Database Security Engineer Lead is responsible for implementing and maintaining security systems that provide detection, prevention, containment and deterrence mechanisms to protect the integrity of relational database systems, AWS cloud native databases, NoSQL and big data platforms, and the data they contain. Using security principles and best practice, the engineer will work with a team of other security professionals to provide guidance and support to operational, business and regulatory teams and will perform expert level database security incident response and investigation.

The Database Security Engineer Lead is a key position for providing protection and assurance on the controls safeguarding the bank’s information assets.

Major Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing, testing, documenting, monitoring, and implementing information and database security solutions to enforce security strategies and support to new/existing systems in accordance with policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.

  • Serve as a trusted partner to business, operations, development, risk and compliance teams providing database security subject matter expert (SME) guidance and analysis.

  • Managing a database activity monitoring (DAM) platform for security and audit compliance, including policy creation, event and trend analysis, performance monitoring and infrastructure maintenance.

  • Developing and maintaining database security standards, guidelines and procedures for hardening database configurations, users and roles, profiles, etc.

  • Refining and enhancing existing controls, policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines to prevent the unauthorized use, release, modification, or destruction of data.

  • Evaluating updates to new/existing database security controls by determining the strengths/weaknesses and coordinate the testing and implementation of the new/enhanced controls with all business partners that are affected.

  • Identifying weak links in information security products and determine how to mitigate the control deficiencies.

  • Enhancing preventive systems used to stop and/or deter security breaches.

  • Evaluating database security patches from vendors and assesses potential risk and work with stakeholders to address vulnerabilities.

  • Respond to security Incidents and assist with Tier-1 and Tier-2 incident investigations.

  • Performing root cause analysis of security violations to determine if they are the result of misconfiguration or malfunction or if they are malicious, and taking appropriate action depending on circumstances.

  • Serve as technical lead on projects within area of responsibility.

  • Working with database custodians at different levels of the organization to understand their respective security needs and assist with implementing practices and procedures consistent with the bank information security policy.

  • Working with internal and external auditors to demonstrate and provide evidence of security controls are adherence to regulatory compliance.

  • Executing and enhancing monitoring systems used to detect and report security violations.

  • Identify weak links in information security products and determine how to mitigate the control deficiencies.

  • Maintain familiarity with industry trends and current security practices.

  • Demonstrate ability to manage complex projects in an effective manner. This includes the ability to prepare detailed task plans outlining all requirements to complete the given assignment.

  • Evaluate business process and application software, which effect the integrity, functionality, and reliability of the Bank's network and systems.


  • Degree or equivalent work experience equally preferable

  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Related Fields or relevant industry certifications and comparable experience

  • Master’s Degree (preferred)

  • 5-7+ years of technical experience in cybersecurity, insider threat, incident response, security operations, or related information security field

  • Experience in the banking or finance industries preferred

  • Database security, monitoring and protection

  • Database activity monitoring platforms such as Imperva Data Security and Data Risk Analytics (DRA) and Imperva Data Security Fabric (DSF / Sonar)

  • Imperva Data Security Specialist (IDSS) certification strongly preferred

  • In-depth working knowledge of databases and database technologies

  • Familiarity with AWS technologies and methods including RDS (Relational Database Service)

  • Data protection especially with regard to cybersecurity tools and methods

  • Database Firewall, Data Classification

  • Vulnerability detection and mitigation

  • Cybersecurity experience in regulated banking or financial environment

  • Penetration testing and attack forensics

  • IS audit

  • GRC Tools & Processes

  • Ability to understand security risks and controls, to analyze various methods of controlling information security problems, determine the strengths and weaknesses of each method and implement the best cost-justified solution.

  • Advanced experience with DAM, SIEM, UEBA and related tools.

  • Detailed knowledge of major database platforms such as Oracle, SQLSERVER, MySQL, etc.

  • Working knowledge of at least two or more operating systems and corresponding security systems (Linux, Unix, Windows, etc.)

  • Proficient with development of documentation, presentations and architecture diagrams.

  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting data integrity, protection and monitoring, such as GLBA, SOX, PCI, etc.

  • These certification are a plus - Imperva Database Security Specialist (IDSS),Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified in Governance, Risk and Compliance (CGRC), formerly Certified Authorization Professional [CAP], Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

The typical base pay range for this role is between $145K - $176K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. 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. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

MUFG Benefits Summary (

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 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