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Title:  Senior Manager, Information Security Advisor (Cloud)




Requisition ID: 200042

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


The Senior Manager, Information Security Advisor (Cloud) provides guidance to business lines to ensure design, development and implementation of complex cloud projects and initiatives are in accordance with the Bank's Information Security Standards and in compliance with industry regulations.  The Senior Manager will manage a team of Senior Information Security Advisors assisting business functions in making informed decisions to protect information assets deployed in Public Clouds environments.


Is this role right for you?

  • You have led a team of senior professionals providing security advisory services.
  • You have a strong experience leading complex projects providing security advise to ensure information security risk are mitigated.
  • You thrive in solutioning for multiple security domains (Risk Management, Data Protection, Cloud Security Engineering, Identity and Access Management, Cloud Security Architecture, etc.) and knowledgeable of Zero Trust Architecture principles.
  • You are proficient in reviewing architecture and solution design documentation and can identify and assess potential risks.
  • You excel in reviewing documents (Security Design) and creating assessment documents (Threat Risk Assessment) and evaluating risks.
  • You are passionate about 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 are passionate about leading by example, mentoring and coaching staff.
  • 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?

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or in a related field.
  • You have at least 5 years of hands-on technical working experience in performing threat risk assessments on complex applications and network environments. Experience with Threat Risk Assessments of applications migrated into the Cloud Environments.
  • You have at least 6 years experience in security solution architecture, software development, and/or hands-on experience with implementations of cloud environments, security controls and cloud-based solutions.
  • You have at least 2 years of experience leading a team of security advisors, analysists, architects, or software developers as well as conducting performance reviews, and hiring new team members.
  • You are a passionate leader who can foster a creative atmosphere, motivate, and coach your team members and lead by example. You have a track record of building a high-performance team.
  • You have solid knowledge of cloud technologies and cloud security (GCP or Azure or AWS, Kubernetes and IAM, CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure as a code).
  • Experience with GCP and Kubernetes is a strong asset.
  • Experience with tools used in securing cloud deployments such as CNAPP, CSPM, CWPP, etc.
  • You have cloud security engineering or cloud solution architecture certifications from Google, Microsoft of AWS.


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.


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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