BMO Financial Group Business Information Security Officer in Toronto, Ontario
100 King Street West
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Provides analysis and reporting services in support of businesses/groups and BMO overall. Builds relationships and liaises with stakeholders to understand problems and opportunities and recommends solutions to enable the organization to meet its goals. Analyzes data and creates documents and plans in service of informing, advising, or updating internal stakeholders. Ensures that requirements map to a real business need, are approved by all relevant stakeholders, and meet essential quality standards. Participates or conducts user acceptance testing to ensure that changes made are in alignment with business requirements. Provides great customer service in support of the information security processes, applications and infrastructure.
Manages people and leads a team capable of delivering the desired business results.
Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.
Provides specialized analytical support to senior management.
May network with industry contacts to gain competitive insights and best practices.
Understands and can explain to others the core processes, risks and mitigation techniques for designated areas.
Anticipates and reduces complexity for others.
Develops innovative approaches to resolve problems and significant issues.
Provides input to the strategic direction of the group.
Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders.
Ensures alignment between stakeholders.
Defines business requirements for analytics and reporting to ensure data insights inform business decision making.
Analyzes trends to proactively prevent problems.
Presents and communicates at all levels within IT and across business units.
Prepares and delivers presentations for senior leaders.
Leads the preparation of end user reference materials and prepares end-user training materials.
Develops innovative approaches to resolve problems and significant issues.
Works with vendors to troubleshoot issues, as required.
Assesses the quality of reports submitted and provides related coaching and support.
Looks for coaching opportunities with other team members.
Troubleshoots information security issues within designated business group.
Gathers requirements and documents these requirements for use in various audits, reports, & projects.
Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability of the information security organization at BMO, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees, building communities of practice and networks across information security and technology.
Works with internal stakeholders to validate their requirements via techniques such as reviews and walkthroughs.
Facilitates discussions and follows a structured approach to plan, elicit, analyze, document, communicate and manage requirements.
Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
Collects, organizes, analyzes and disseminates significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Develops and implements data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality.
Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets.
Provides analytical support and insights.
Filters and "cleans" data, and reviews reports and key performance indicators to locate and correct data issues.
Performs documentation writing and maintenance of new and existing processes, procedures and requirements.
Recommends approaches to streamline and integrate information security processes in the organization to improve overall efficiency.
Remains alert to new information security technologies and threats that present risk to the enterprise and determines the best approach to mitigate these risks.
Stays abreast of industry trends/risks related to information security, technology and business trends / risks through participation in professional associations, practice communities & individual learning.
Ensures consistent, high quality practices/work and the achievement of business results in alignment with business/group strategies and with productivity goals.
Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.
Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.
Implements changes in response to shifting trends.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
Typically 7+ years of relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business or in a related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Multiple Information Security certifications from a well-recognized institution (e.g. (ISC)2, ISACA, SANS).
Expert in information security, technology, business requirements gathering and reporting in a financial services setting.
Data manipulation and analysis skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy - Expert.
Knowledge of Information Security processes, procedures and controls - Expert.
Understanding and problem solving ability of Information Security issues across the bank - Expert.
Understanding of industry standards and frameworks e.g. NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), ISO 27001 and 27002 - Expert.
Understanding of Information Security risk and regulatory requirements - In-depth.
Understanding of the scope of complexity that exists in the computing environment and the ways which security platforms impact that environment.
Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.
Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.
Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth / Expert.
Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.
Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.
Able to manage ambiguity.
Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.
We’re here to helpAt BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.
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