Lead Analyst, IT Security

January 14, 2022

Job Description

There When It Matters for 175 YearsThis year, we are proud to celebrate our 175th anniversary. Since our founding in Quebec in 1846, we've been committed to improving the financial health of all of our clients. We are driven by the opportunity to help families thrive, communities grow and businesses succeed. As our roots have grown stronger than ever before, we are ready to lead the way for the next 175 years.Laurentian Bank Financial Group (LBCFG) is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the "Group" or the "Bank"). With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.This role sits within LBC Tech a subsidiary of Laurentian Bank Financial Group.The lead security analyst is an advisor and subject matter expert representing technology with the responsibility of securing our applications and infrastructure. This is a key role shaping the strategy and implementation of technology projects and platforms across the Bank. You will provide expert security consultation to project, business, platform, and development teams on new initiatives. You will participate in infrastructure and application roadmaps to help modernize and maintain the Bank's infrastructure and application ecosystem with a security lens. You will help guide and lead the technical teams throughout the development cycle. Provide operational support as required.The candidate will work closely with senior technology leaders and executive business stakeholders to understand business strategies and ensure technology solutions align strategically, are customer focused, while keeping an agile and innovative mindset

Responsibilities

ºWork with the business and technical teams to define scalable, available, and resilient end to end solutions spanning digital front and back end systems considering the enterprise architecture strategy in the appropriate security domainsºContribute to the production and maintenance of architecture artifacts in relation to SIEM, Identity and Access Management, Public Cloud, Data protection, Threat and Fraud Management, and Application/Network/Endpoint/Infrastructure security.ºSubject matter expert contributing to security reviewsºHave in depth understanding of technology solutions, including cloud, containerization,APIs , and n-tier application stack.ºExpert knowledge in public (AWS, Azure) and private cloud implementations ºWell versed in network architecture and best practicesºContribute to the creation and maintenance of the technology application and infrastructure roadmaps to modernize platforms to meet business objectives ºDemonstrate analytical mindset with strong affinity for problem solving in complex environments ºInfluence the Bank's strategic orientation by implementing technological solutions that optimize the quality of services and operationsºEnsure solutions being proposed are viable and balance strategic and tactical goals, and meet project budget and timelines ºPerform analysis to understand the impact of changes to upstream and downstream systems ºContribute to the growth of the architecture practice by helping define enterprise architecture objectives and standards. ºProvide subject matter expertise, help lead the technical teams and be a trusted advisor to the businessºWork closely with Solution, Infrastructure and Data architects to ensure all facets of architecture are being considered ºDemonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills required to clearly articulate and explain the proposed solution to senior stakeholders ºExperience with license and capacity planning ºWork closely with vendors for outsourced solutions. Review vendor solutions and recommendations

Qualifications

º7+ years of architecture experience implementing security solutions for large programs with excellent understanding of how to build resilient systems in a complex ecosystem ºProven experience working in a highly complex multi platform 24/7 environmentºMust be experienced in creating a strategic cyber security technology direction, aligning it with tactical activities, and communicating plans broadly across the organizationºWorking knowledge in network, storage, application development, Operating Systems, IAM (Authentication/authorization), PAM, SSO, encryption standards, and contract negotiations.ºStrong familiarity with information security frameworks and standards including the NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISO 27000 series, NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 or 5, COBIT, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS)Experience in Agile methodologies ºStrong leadership skills ºKnowledge of the banking and financial sectorsºExperience in Enterprise or solution architecture using a recognized architecture methodology or framework is an asset (SABSA, TOGAF, Zachman)Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environmentºExperience in design and development of high availability platformsºExperience working across multiple large scale cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.ºOne or more certification in the following areas (or equivalent) would be considered an asset: CISSP, SSCP, CISA, CISM or CIPPºBilingual (English/French) verbal and written communication skills are an asset.

Additional Information

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion:We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment that reflects the diversity of our customers and our communities. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability or any other legally-protected ground. Accessibility:Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for job applicants taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.PIPEDA:We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the purpose of establishing an employment relationship with you.

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