Senior Advisor, IT Security

October 6 2021
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, Data Centre, Warehousing, Cloud, Security, Continuity, Risk
Montreal, QC

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

Job Level NV-10

As a senior IT security advisor, you help protect IT hardware, software and data against modification, destruction, and accidental or unauthorized disclosure. You also assist in authentication and access control by designing, administering and controlling proven security systems. You analyze IT system vulnerabilities and implement protective measures to back up, restore and secure systems.

You lead development projects and complex, highly innovative strategic initiatives, such as the development of IT security standards and policies. Your initiatives require extensive knowledge of your specialty area.

You make recommendations on the planning and execution of operationally and conceptually complex projects and initiatives that require comprehensive analysis and understanding of the organization and line of business. Coordination is critical, so you interact with stakeholders working in many other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You serve as specialist advisor and subject matter expert, as well as resource person and coach for decision-making bodies.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead specialized development projects, initiatives and activities that significantly impact the entire organization

  • Advise your clients and partners to help them position, plan, develop, select solutions for, execute and monitor strategic projects and initiatives

  • Develop and update policies, standards, models and programs to support your unit's strategic projects and initiatives

  • Identify, analyze and diagnose major issues and make recommendations to decision-making bodies

  • Represent your unit before decision-making bodies

  • Represent Desjardins's position when making agreements with external partners and organizations

Other working conditions

  • Workplace: Montreal or Levis, depending on the candidate's preference

  • Number of job available : 1

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

  • Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning
  • Key competencies for the job
  • Interpersonal Savvy, Strategic mindset

Work Location Complexe Desjardins Montréal
Trade Union Non Syndiqué
Unposting Date 2021-10-26

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