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Title:  IT Risk Manager, Scotia Digital




Requisition ID: 100525

Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Contributes to the overall success of the IT Risk Function / Scotia Digital Engineering (SDE) in Canada, Peru, Mexico, Chile, Colombia and CCAU ensuring specific goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives. Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures. 


Is this role right for you?

  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Collaborate with all technology teams to plan and execute risk assessments, ensure that appropriate governance processes are in place, and that IT Risk is proactively managed and remediated.
  • Analyze IT processes in order to create and implement robust risk related controls and processes, and ensure that controls are maintained and monitored.
  • Actively monitor and investigate SDE’s Key IT Risk Indicators (Security, Availability, Third Party Management, Software Currency, etc.), and work across the organization to resolve vulnerabilities.  
  • Interface with other areas in Scotiabank, such as: IT Security, Vulnerability Management, Global Risk Management, Audit, Compliance, Portfolio Management.
  • Ensure that IT Risk assessment analysis and results are maintained in enterprise tools and are in full compliance of defined policies and common standards.
  • Track, monitor and work with issue owners to ensure that open issues related to TRAs, IT RCSAs, Audits, Compliance reviews, any self-identified issues and any other relevant risk reviews
  • Work with Scotiabank’s Audit and Compliance teams to resolve any issues identified by those teams.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk. 
  • Champions a high performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment. 

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed?

  • 5 years’ experience in IT Risk Management or IT Audit in Banking
  • Professional designations such as CISA, CRISC, CISSP would be a plus


What's in it for you?

  • We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity and curiosity and celebrates success!
  • We provide you with the tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • You'll get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology companies around the world
  • We hire you for your talent — not just a job — so you can grow with us. We’ll equip you for success not only in your role, but also in your career as a whole
  • Dress codes don't apply here: being comfortable does
  • Our work from home social channel offers weekly virtual yoga, social events, learning opportunities, and contests to share current experiences & promote wellbeing in our new remote environment
  • Access to thousands of online and in-person courses so you can hone your current skills, or learn new ones
  • A competitive rewards package that includes a base salary, a performance bonus, company matching programs on pension and profit sharing, paid vacation, personal & sick days, medical, vision, and dental benefits that start from day one and much more!
  • Free shuttle service to and from Union Station, onsite subsidized cafeteria with a chef, and an onsite fitness center *

*Some of our perks & onsite offerings will be offline as we continue to monitor federal and provincial regulations around COVID-19. 


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.

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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