Director, Cyber Security Innovation

Full Time | Downtown Toronto Central Bay Street, ONTARIO | 4 months | Deadline: 29 Mar 2019
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Director, Cyber Security Innovation
Requisition ID
: 19003903
Position Type: Regular
Position Status: Full Time
: Technology
Work Location
: Canada-Ontario-Toronto-483 Bay Street Bell Trinity Sq North Twr 7th Fl
Unposting Date
: Mar 29, 2019, 11:59:00 PM


We’re on a mission to build the relationship-focused bank of the future and we’re looking for the passionate collaborators, innovators, advisors, and leaders who can get us there. Our distinct culture is built on a shared commitment to do what’s right for our clients, our people, and our communities, and we strive for excellence in everything we do. Because life at CIBC is not only what you do, but how you do it.
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What You’ll Be Doing
CIBC’s Enterprise Security & Risk Services (ESRS) team protects Our Bank, Our Employees, and Our Clients by leveraging innovative solutions to mature the information & cyber security landscape within CIBC. As Director, Cyber Security Innovation, you will join CIBC’s Information Security department to build and evolve the enterprise-wide cyber security program. Your key accountabilities include enhancement and management of an enterprise wide cyber security program aligned to strategic business objectives. As a people leader, you will coach, motivate, and guide a team of senior information security professionals.
How You’ll Succeed

  • Cyber Security Innovation – Provide strategic thought leadership, building and regularly updating the bank’s enterprise vision and roadmap related to cyber security innovation. Gain and maintain executive support for the cyber security innovation program through creation of business cases, delivery of presentations to senior management, etc.

  • Relationship building – Build and maintain strong relationships with external stakeholders, including academic institutions, government entities, security product/vendor firms, and other financial institutions. Build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders, especially potential partners in planning and executing innovation initiatives, and/or consumers of innovation outputs.

  • Leadership – Provide leadership and day-to-day management of cyber security innovation initiatives.


Who You Are

  • You can demonstrate experience in information security (5+ years), people management and financial services.  You have the ability to think strategically, with a track record of identifying the target state and delivering results towards that target.

  • You can demonstrate knowledge in a broad range of information security domains, and/or specialization in one or more specific security domains. This includes understanding of the current security threat and vulnerability landscape, including key security standards (e.g. NIST CSF) and commonly used attack methods and techniques (e.g. MITRE ATT&CK). You have a Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.

  • You are a creative problem solver who gets excited by original ideas and imaginative ways to solve complex technical challenges. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information, and are confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.
  • You put our clients first . You engage with purpose to find the right solutions. You go the extra mile, because it's the right thing to do.
  • You understand that success is in the details . You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
  • You embrace and champion change. You'll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.
  • Values matter to you . You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.

What CIBC Offers
At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset. You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well. As part of our team, you will:
  • Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home
  • Connect : Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity
  • Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning and comprehensive product training
  • Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan

What You Need to Know
  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact
  • You need to be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit
  • This is a regular full time role with a schedule of 37.5 hours each week.
  • Prior to starting in this role, security checks, including a criminal record check must be successfully completed to the satisfaction of CIBC. An annual criminal record check may also be required.

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