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Vulnerability Management Architect

Los Angeles, California; Jersey City, New Jersey


Our technology teams are transforming what it means to work in tech at a financial institution. We drive innovation for colleagues and clients. We immerse ourselves in the communities and industries that we serve. This helps us understand the needs, pain points and vision for growth so we can deliver customized scalable solutions.

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  • City National Bank is committed to supporting colleagues in reaching their full financial and professional potential.
  • The organization works hard to provide its colleagues with the support they need to shape a highly regulated and fast-moving industry.
  • We offer our team members the chance to take on impactful work, build their careers and cultivate relationships with peers in an inclusive and flexible workplace.
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  • Will Udovich Manager, Colleague Productivity and Experience

    It can be challenging for employees to find a voice in larger companies, so one of my roles is to make sure that the voices of my colleagues are heard.

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    Manager, Colleague Productivity and Experience
  • Marj Galapon Lead Full-Stack Engineer

    We are encouraged to learn new technologies and challenge each other, which motivates us to do better every time. Sometimes I am successful; sometimes I fail — but failure does not stop me from experimenting with new things.

    Marj Galapon
    Lead Full-Stack Engineer
  • Asher Adler Head of Product, AgilLink

    Banks typically work with a lot of outside vendors – but we build products from the ground up. Through acquisitions, we have expanded into the technology space, which means that we can help our clients grow and solve problems in a much bigger way.

    Asher Adler
    Head of Product, AgilLink


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    Share in the company's success through profit-sharing and 401(k) matching contributions.

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  • Hybrid & Remote

    One size does not fit all. Our workforce is hybrid with select roles fully remote.

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Job ID TI-16561 Date posted 01/13/2023
Within the Attack Surface Reduction team, the architect drives the design and architecture of the holistic application security program for on-prem and cloud-native applications. The successful architect collaborates with vendors and outside partners as well as with various vertical and horizontal teams across the bank and its subsidiaries. You will partner with business users and business stakeholders to understand business context and business requirements. You will adopt proven agile practices to enable IT teams to deliver securely, on time and within budget by integrating security best practices into the software development lifecycle. You will help build a secure coding culture, suggest coding best practices, reviews designs and mentor junior security engineers and developers.
Technology and Innovation Division
As a member of City National's Information Security group, you will drive, develop, and maintain solutions for clients and colleagues. This is an exciting time for security advancement and innovation across the bank, particularly within our cybersecurity teams.
  • Drive the design and development of cross-functional, multi-platform application security programs and systems.
  • Participate in POCs to evaluate technologies, processes, vendor solutions, products etc.
  • Support and advise team members on implementation, maintenance and updates of security products, including integration into CI/CD pipelines for on-premises and cloud environments
  • Work with direct team members to enable the technical and functional needs of the business and security
  • Participate in security testing programs (including SAST, DAST, OSS and penetration testing) and make architectural recommendations for improvements
  • Prepare design, development and architecture specifications based on security non-functional requirements
  • Develop and encourage compliance with architectural standards and established methodologies and practices. Ensure solution architecture is in line with enterprise security architecture
  • Evaluate application software packages for security and make recommendations to management for adoption or alternatives.
  • Participates with other colleagues in new product reviews, tests, and pilots
  • Advise on secure coding practices



  • Bachelor's Degree business or computer science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Information/Cyber Security field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an engineer

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience working in an information security team, preferably in a highly regulated environment (banking, healthcare, manufacturing, etc.).
  • Experience working with large application design and implementation teams, including architecture and design of modern web, mobile, and integration (cloud/on-premises) platforms
  • Software security tool experience (SAST, DAST, OSS and Penetration Testing) including design of integration points with the SDLC CI/CD pipeline tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, interpersonal, and analytical skills is required.
  • Experience in developing alternative solution approaches and driving decisions involving a pragmatic trade-off
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and evaluate for fitness into a specific business context through POCs and other evaluations
  • Experience working in fully DevOps enabled environment
  • Experience with developing coding standards and patterns
Starting base salary: $111,408 - $189,738 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.

*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

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