Senior Advisor - IT security

January 14 2022
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Information Technology, IT, Telecommunications, Consulting, Business analyst, Telecommunication, Consultation, Business analyst, Project management, 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 and influence development projects and complex, highly innovative strategic initiatives involving multiple sectors. You help develop and recommend strategic directions and business positions. Your initiatives require extensive knowledge of your field.

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 a wide range of other fields. Interpersonal savvy is therefore essential.

You serve as expert advisor and subject matter expert, as well as resource person and coach for senior management and 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: Currently regular telework because of the pandemic. Position located in Montreal or Lévis, depending on the applicant selected. The work arrangement for the position is hybrid work

  • 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

Communicates effectively, Complexity, Interpersonal Savvy, Organizational savvy, Persuades, Strategic mindset, Trust

Work Location

Complexe Desjardins Montréal

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