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Title:  Security Incident Responder




Requisition ID: 194596

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


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global Incident Response the Security Incident Responder is responsible for managing threats & incidents under the Enterprise’s incident response processes. The Global Incident Responder will use their deep knowledge of security investigation techniques and the bank’s operations to enhance monitoring and response by working with other technology and security teams to implement controls needed to close exposures. 


Is this role right for you? 

  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment coordinating multiple issues and threats that can be occurring simultaneously 

  • You love to learn about new threats that can impact both the organization and its customers 

  • You are adept at problem solving, collaborating across the organization to solve complex problems 

  • You love to communicate, and thrive on communicating clear, accurate statues on issues, problems and projects 

  • You want to be leading complex projects providing security advice to ensure information security risk are mitigated. 

  • You thrive in solutioning for multiple security domains (Security Management, Security Engineering, Identity and Access Management, etc.). 

  • Working on different types of projects (from large complex to simple) is a part of your DNA. 

  • You love to collaborate with various business lines, IT support functions and IS&C Control functions. 


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


  • You possess advanced communication (verbal/written/presentation) skills in English. The same in Spanish is a strong asset. 

  • You have at least 5 years of hands-on technical working experience in management of threats and industry 

  • You have at least 5 years of hands-on technical working experience with security controls/mechanisms. 

  • You have used industry leading productivity tools to produce quantitative/qualitative reports, data flow diagrams & visual presentations. 

  • You have built and run a TTP framework methodology for pattern and behaviour-based content development 

  • You have built custom reporting of mitigation status against threats  

  • You have experience involving red team (Vulnerability Assessments, Web app assessments), consulting (Compliance, policy creation), SOC and Device Management  

  • You have built a security program to defend against APT  

  • You have sized, deployed, maintained and hardened SIEM and NGFW solutions 

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or in a related field. 

  • Certifications (CISSP, CISM, CCSP, CRISC) are nice to have. 


What's in it for you?

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Allyship - We strive to create an inclusive culture where every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are, and are embraced through bias-free practices and inclusive values across Scotiabank. We embrace diversity and provide opportunities for all employee to learn, grow & participate through our various Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that span across diverse gender identities, ethnicity, race, age, ability & veterans. 
  • Accessibility and Workplace Accommodations - 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. Scotiabank continues to locate, remove and prevent barriers so that we can build a diverse and inclusive environment while meeting accessibility requirements.   
  • Upskilling through online courses, cross-functional development opportunities, and tuition assistance.   
  • Competitive Rewards program including bonus, flexible vacation, personal, sick days and benefits will start on day one. 
  • Dynamic Ecosystem - Free tea & coffee, universal washrooms, and lots of space for team collaboration. 


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Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

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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