Birmingham Job Opportunities


Database Security Engineer - Imperva Sonar

Regions Bank

Regions Bank

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Thank you for your interest in a career at Regions. At Regions, we believe associates deserve more than just a job. We believe in offering performance-driven individuals a place where they can build a career --- a place to expect more opportunities. If you are focused on results, dedicated to quality, strength and integrity, and possess the drive to succeed, then we are your employer of choice.

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Database Security Engineer is responsible for leading the first line of defense Information Security services around database security and related matters. This role reviews, designs, and develops security operational processes, standards, and procedures utilizing current and new technologies. The Database Security Engineer will also be responsible for coordinating with internal teams to implement database monitoring solutions and improving the security aligned with corporate business objectives and regulatory requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitors and anticipates trends and investigates organizational objectives and needs
  • Creates and maintains operational documentation and reports to support monthly trend analysis as well as project components
  • Leads the research, evaluation, proof-of-concept, selection and implementation of technology solutions
  • Provides detailed analysis of pros and cons and build vs buy options
  • Provides recommendations for solutions and methods to improve business processes, efficiency, effectiveness and value delivered to customers
  • Analyzes quality reviews of current solutions and may provide technical guidance to improve overall security
  • Participates in security incident response activities and post-event reviews of security incidents
  • Serves as a subject matter expert (SME) for leading the design, implementation, and maintenance of database monitoring solutions to business areas, project teams and vendors to apply and execute appropriate use of technology solutions and
  • Determines efforts to examine technology vision, opportunities and challenges regarding security standards and the impact of the technology

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer Science, Engineering or related field(s)
  • Four (4) years of operational experience


  • Base Technology or Security certification (CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CCENT, CCNA, MCSA, etc)
  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining Database monitoring solutions (Guardium, SecureSphere, Imperva, Idera)
  • Experience working with database tools to monitor, secure, and improve data systems
  • Knowledge of Database Security best practices and security solutions
  • Experience working with various operating systems and database systems (Oracle and MS SQL)
  • Experience in a cloud-based environment is preferred (Azure, AWS, GCP)

Skills and Competencies

  • Application protocols such as MS-SQL, LDAP, and SSO
  • Applied use of cryptography
  • Knowledge of data protection controls
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • General knowledge of web technologies, cloud technologies, enterprise and network architecture
  • Knowledge of common web technologies, enterprise and network architecture
  • Knowledge of or demonstrated experience with defense in depth, trust levels, privileges and permissions
  • Strong ability to adapt and apply information to new scenarios and technologies
  • Strong ability to prioritize conflicting demands
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of financial industry regulations such as GLBA, PCI, and SOX
  • Understanding of modern security tools and controls
  • Understanding of programming languages or other scripting languages
  • Understanding of secure development life cycle methodologies
The ideal candidate will have the following additional experience:
  • Recent Imperva Sonar (Jsonar) experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues
  • Experience with database management systems
  • Programming language experience: SQL, PL/SQL, Python, Java, etc
  • Basic networking skills
  • Cloud experience, specifically AWS and Azure

This position must be within a reasonable driving distance to a Branch, Consumer Operations, or Professional Office Building with the primary location being for Birmingham, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina. There may be consideration for Dallas Texas; Denver Colorado; Houston Texas; Orlando Florida; Salt Lake City Utah; Tampa Florida. Regions will not provide relocation assistance for this position, and relocation would be at your expense. Exceptions to the geographic location requirement may be made for current Regions associates who work remotely.

Position Type

Full time

Compensation Details

Pay ranges are job specific and are provided as a point-of-market reference for compensation decisions. Other factors which directly impact pay for individual associates include: experience, skills, knowledge, contribution, job location and, most importantly, performance in the job role. As these factors vary by individuals, pay will also vary among individual associates within the same job.

The target information listed below is based on the Metropolitan Statistical Area Market Range for where the position is located and level of the position.

Job Range Target:


$109,995.20 USD


$135,680.00 USD

Incentive Pay Plans:

Opportunity to participate in the Long Term Incentive Plan.

Benefits Information

Regions offers a benefits package that is flexible, comprehensive and recognizes that "one size does not fit all" for benefits-eligible associates. Listed below is a synopsis of the benefits offered by Regions for informational purposes, which is not intended to be a complete summary of plan terms and conditions.

  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Associate Volunteer Program

Please note, benefits and plans may be changed, amended, or terminated with respect to all or any class of associate at any time. To learn more about Regions’ benefits, please click or copy the link below to your browser.


Location Details

Riverchase Operations Center


Hoover, Alabama

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We have a passion for creating an inclusive environment that promotes and values diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sex, pregnancy, and many other primary and secondary dimensions that make each of us unique as individuals and provide valuable perspective that makes us a better company and employer. More importantly, we recognize that creating a workplace where everyone, regardless of background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.

OFCCP Disclosure: Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Job applications at Regions are accepted electronically through our career site for a minimum of five business days from the date of posting. Job postings for higher-volume positions may remain active for longer than the minimum period due to business need and may be closed at any time thereafter at the discretion of the company.