Western Alliance Bank

  • Security Officer

    Req No.
    Western Alliance Bank
    Regular Full Time
    Las Vegas
  • Overview

    The Security Officer works to maintain and enforce information security incident response and fraud investigations for their specific region. It is the Security Officers responsibility to protect company information and assets to ensure compliance with applicable government regulations. This position will focus primarily on internal and external client outreach and training, information security incident response for data loss prevention, chain of custody for forensics, physical security incident management, and internal and external fraud investigations and wire recovery.


    • Manages physical security including incidents, systems, processes and procedures, inspections, DVRs, Controlled Access, and alarm systems.  Acts as the liaison with law enforcement authorities.
    • Conducts internal and external fraud and security investigations
    • Maintains caseload in case management systems and comply with developed case standards.  Reviews all cases under investigation for potential Suspicious Activity Report referral to BSA department
    • Develops working relationships with all lines of business and be able to address any security event in a timely manner.  Enhance department reputation through excellent service and willingness to take ownership of new and different tasks
    • Ensures practices are consistent with emerging network security and fraud management practices and standards.  Participates in educational opportunities, read professional publications, and professional organizations to ensure job knowledge is current and relevant
    • Provides supervision to and directs the activities of their employees; performs supervisory tasks such as performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, and interviewing candidates for employment; develops work schedules; provides necessary training and coaching.


    • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Business management or Computer Science or 3-5 years of previous related work experience may be substituted 
    • 3-5 years of Banking and Financial Services experience required
    • 3-5 years Fraud Investigation experience required
    • 3-5 years of Physical Security Controls, Security Incident Response and chain of custody experience required
    • 3-5 years of Control of access systems, alarm, CCTV, and computer skills required
    • Fraud Management tool experience, financial fraud investigation and chain of custody methodology for forensics evidence required.
    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • E-Discover knowledge preferred
    • Previous experience directly supervising 1-5 employees
    • Certified Fraud Examiner preferred
    • Required to drive a vehicle


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