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Title:  Director, Privileged Access Management - Hybrid




Requisition ID: 156123

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


The Team
The Global Identity & Access Management (GIAM) organization is responsible for the definition, execution and governance of security controls pertaining to employee identity and access across the enterprise.  This includes managing privileged access, authentication & authorization, as well as access provisioning, access certifications.


The role
The Director of Privileged Access Management (PAM) provides direction, oversight, and strategic management of Scotiabank's privileged access management.  The director manages a full-stack team who, in collaboration with technology stakeholders, develops PAM strategy and roadmap for protecting privileged access on-prem and Cloud at Scotiabank. The director delivers and operates enterprise PAM solutions, as well as defines and operates PAM controls across servers, applications, data centers and cloud environments while providing oversight and governance. 


Is this role right for you?

  • You excel in driving the maturity of PAM with new/existing solutions that meet security and business objectives.
  • You excel in developing security standards & guidelines and approaches to enable seamless and secure integration of PAM solutions.
  • You excel in leading the development of new solutions to solve a diverse range of PAM use cases.
  • You enjoy identifying and remediating PAM related risks in the Bank globally.
  • You thrive in providing strong leadership and driving employee empowerment, innovation, and a high degree of engagement.
  • You excel in relationship, stakeholder management and influencing skills, effective at all levels up to senior executives.
  • You enjoy management tasks including incident response and escalations; vendor & contract management; infrastructure management and service resiliency; and service ownership.
  • You enjoy challenges of working on different types of projects (from large complex to simple).
  • You love to collaborate with various business lines, IT support functions and Cyber Security functions.

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role?

  • You have 3+ years of experience of PASM and PEDM capabilities and solutions.
  • You have 3+ years of experience in architecting, developing & integrating, and implementing PAM solutions.
  • You have 5+ years of experience managing complex solutions and large IT teams.
  • You have a minimum of 1 year of experience with Cloud IAM technologies.
  • You have a minimum of 1 year of experience with Identity and Access Management concepts and capabilities across Authentication, Authorization, and Governance.
  • You possess advanced communication (verbal/written/presentation) skills to deliver strong business-focused presentations. Spanish is a strong asset.
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science / technology or business.
  • Certification(s) (CISSP, CISM, CCSP) would be an asset(s).

What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success!
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world.
  • We foster an environment of innovation and continuous learning.
  • We offer a competitive total rewards package, including a performance bonus, company matching programs (pension & Employee Share Ownership), generous vacation; health/medical/wellness benefits; employee banking privileges. 



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Scarborough 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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