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Senior Manager, IT & Cyber Risk (Cyber Specialist) - Toronto, ON

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank



Requisition ID: 44640


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

Job Purpose

Contributes to the development, execution and ultimately the overall success of a second line of defence IT & Cyber Risk Management Program.  


Key Accountabilities

  • Delivers objective evaluation and oversight of risk management practices carried out by the first line of defence to ensure that the Bank’s processes and controls relating to IT & Cyber Risks are sufficient to maintain the consistent operation of systems, the continuous availability and integrity of data and the confidentiality of sensitive information.  The Bank’s global IT operation consists of over 2000 applications and more than 250,000 technology components across various global sites which are security monitored through the Bank’s centralized Security Operations Centre.
  • Guides IT, Security and other control functions on IT & Cyber Risk management processes, systems and procedures; reviews and provides advice relating to policies frameworks, standards and control objectives; and ultimately builds and sustains a risk aware culture. 
  • Collaborates with third line of defense effectively to ensure information sharing and support complementary and contrasting risk oversight initiatives as appropriate


Functional Competencies

  • Must possess strong communication (oral and written), listening, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously with accountability for work deliverables 
  • Strong grasp of current cyber threat landscape, in particular relating to financial services industry
  • Experience and good understanding of TRAs, RCSA, controls assurance reviews, IT audits
  • Strong understanding of Cyber control domains and processes such as vulnerability management, penetration testing including red teaming, incident response, application security, endpoint protection, identity and access management, security education and awareness training 
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills to deal with senior levels of management


Educational/ Work Experience

  • Must have 7 to 10 years of experience with Information Security and/or IT & Cyber Risk management.  Some experience with IT Operations, System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), IT Governance and IT Audit practices is an asset.  
  • Professional certifications and membership of associations such as CRISC, CISA, CISSP, CISM,
  • Experience using NIST, ISO 27001, COBIT, ITIL and other IT/Security frameworks 
  • Experience working in a large financial services and/or international organization is an asset

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a leader when it comes to inclusion. We are a diverse and global team, speaking more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. 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. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly.  If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.

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