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Title:  Director, Use Case Development & Alerting




Requisition ID: 177271

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


The Team 

Reporting to the Global Head, Automation & Defense, the Director, Use Case Development & Alerting is responsible for managing a team that serves as the global center of expertise for alerting and use case development for the Cyber Security response teams. 


The role: 

As part of Scotiabank's CSO department, the level 9 Director, Use Case Development & Alerting 

Will work with the Log Orchestration team to ensure that assets and applications within the bank are logging to the enterprise log management solution while also ensuring that proper use cases are developed, and alerts are generated for the response teams within Cyber Security Operations. 


Is this role right for you? 

  • You are passionate about utilizing your technical knowledge to find innovative solutions to complex problems. 

  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment. 

  • You excel in learning new technologies, and implementing sustainable solution on these technologies 

  • You enjoy taking part in initiatives to contribute to the strategic direction for security related technologies or other controls that need to be put in place to reduce the threat levels to the company. 

  • You thrive in effectively breaking down complex technology knowledge & communicating the same to non-technical people. 

  • You are comfortable supporting business operations after hours for on-call and implementation activities. 


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

  • Oversee that business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. 

  • Drive a customer focused culture throughout their team to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge. 

  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions. 

  • Builds a high-performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment and using a coaching mindset and behaviors; communicating vison/values/business strategy; and managing succession and development planning for the team. 

  • Provide guidance and input into new use cases required to detect and protect the bank from threats. 

  • Recommend security solutions and controls to improve deficiencies identified during an investigation. 

  • Participate as a key stakeholder in the Bank’s Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) and incident management engagements 

  • Translate complex technical problems into terms and processes that support the functional goals, strategic initiatives, and business alignment of a dynamic growth company. 

  • Continue to improve processes including feedback to areas under review regarding control issues. 


What's in it for you? 

  • While our focus is on finding someone to support Enterprise technologies, we are part of a global information security team that supports various business lines globally.  As a team we have the opportunity to work on various applications and complex projects. 

  • Our primary office in Scarborough is freshly renovated with a design focus on enabling collaboration through both environment and technology. 

  • Onsite cafeteria plus complimentary hot beverage stations in the workplace. 

  • Minutes by TTC bus from Warden subway station on Line 2. 

  • Free employee shuttle service connecting the IT campus with nearby GO stations. 

  • Free onsite & offsite employee parking with charging stations for electric vehicles onsite 

  • Dress codes don't apply here, being comfortable does.

  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create beautiful customer experiences 

  • 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 : 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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