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BMO Financial Group Technology Resiliency Risk Officer in Toronto, Ontario


250 Yonge Street

Job Family Group:

Audit, Risk & Compliance

A Resiliency Risk Officer is responsible for applying Resiliency Risk knowledge and expertise to assist with Second Line of Defense activities.

Being IT resilient means being prepared for any type of disruption – planned or unplanned – to mitigate the risk of downtime so your focus remains on projects that drive transformation. It ensures business keeps moving forward, and, in fact, can accelerate transformation by letting you proactively see and adapt to changes to prevent disruption.


  • Ensure the GRC framework incorporates resiliency controls that meet and exceed customer (internal and external) expectations as well as understand the risk associated with Information Risk, Technology Risk, Fraud Risk, Security Risk and Data Risk

  • Consistently applying the framework to provide a real-time view into the state of resiliency risk

  • Ensure global, regional and local Technology Risk initiatives are aimed at improving our baseline on information protection, resiliency and controls of technology processes and services

  • Ensure gaps are communicated with key stakeholders to drive risk mitigation and remediation

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or relevant educational and professional experience

  • Strong knowledge and experience in Resiliency Risk and disaster recovery

  • Advise in transforming traditional disaster recovery (DR) solutions to secure, agile, scalable, always-on, cloud-first environments. Assess, design, and implement resilient architectures for clients across a diverse set of technologies including cloud, big data, risk sensing, and advanced security technologies.

  • Advise clients in implementing innovative risk management organizations and processes which drive resilience across the enterprise.

  • Support response and recovery activities for high profile technology disruptions including cyberattacks, natural disasters, man-made disasters, and other crises scenarios.

  • Engage in war-gaming, technology transformation, resilience assessment, resilient design, impact analysis, risk analysis, service continuity, plan documentation, and testing and failover automation activities.

  • Build and nurture strong client relationships and participate in proposal development efforts

Core Competencies:

  • Analyze Issues and Solve Problems, Understand Strategies, Identify Improvements, Seek Customer Satisfaction, Establish Plans, Execute Efficiently, Show Initiative, Solicit Support, Encourage Commitment, Select and Develop, Communicate Effectively, Relate Well to Others, Demonstrate Credibility, Readily Adapt

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 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.