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Title:  Senior Information Security Advisor




Requisition ID: 92218


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


The Team
Scotiabank’s Security Advisory Services is responsible for providing advisory services to business lines, subsidiaries and affiliates enabling the achievement of the Bank's Information Security.


The role
The Senior Information Security Advisor provides guidance to business lines to ensure design, development and implementation of projects and initiatives are in accordance with the Bank's Information Security Standards and in compliance with industry regulations.  The role will assist in the classification of data and assess information security risk in order for business functions to make informed decisions to protect information assets.


Is this role right for you?

  • You want to be leading complex projects providing security advise to ensure information security risk are mitigated.
  • You thrive in solutioning for multiple security domains (Security Management, Security Engineering, Identity and Access Management, etc.).
  • You excel in reviewing documents (Security Design) and creating assessment documents (Threat Risk Assessment).
  • You are passionate in new technologies and enjoy the challenges of implementing security controls to protect them.
  • 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 performing threat risk assessments on complex applications and network environments.
  • 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.
  • 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?

  • 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 project.
  • 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 : 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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