IT Project Manager – 3 (contract)

  • Full Time
  • Ontario
  • 80 - 100

Tundra Technical Solutions Inc.

Story Behind The Need

Business group: Scotiabank’s Information Security & Control (IS&C)’s Cyber Security Red Team has global accountability and is highly supportive of the Bank’s business, enabling execution of the Bank’s strategies, operations and services, while ensuring that appropriate application and cyber security practices are adhered to. This function provides core competency in proactively detecting application and network vulnerabilities while working with the appropriate teams in instituting appropriate controls to mitigate risks, specifically as it pertains to system vulnerabilities and threats.
Project: The dynamic Project Managers will be expected to work closely with the application development groups from every line of business in the Bank to integrate application and network security processes and procedures into the software development lifecycle. You will work closely with vendors and the Bank’s internal penetration testing team to ensure regulatory driven penetration testing programs are executed.

Candidate Value Proposition

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in a high-level strategic project that will impact the core security processes within the software development life cycle. These changes will continue to evolve and emerge as the program excels. As an inhouse team member, you will have the opportunity to work in a diverse team, that encourages teamwork, and provides learning opportunities, time for knowledge sharing. You will work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top cybersecurity and technology companies around the world

Typical Day In Role

Collaborate with IT management teams, security advisory and IT Risk teams, on a Global Scale to ensure effective execution of mandated assessments
Develop/enhance and/or execute effective communication models to assist with the management of reported vulnerabilities and their remediation with the development and infrastructure in support of risk management practices
Develop/enhance and/or execute strategies and processes to track, manage and communicate reported results of testing
Be responsible for adherence to established process flows that ensure development teams, infrastructure teams and business owners implement control measure that effectively mitigate or eliminate risk.
Be responsible for timely and accurate reporting of all findings to the appropriate teams, different levels of management and business risk owners
Be responsible for scheduling, oversight of execution, and forwarding deliverables to stakeholders and other Security teams within IS&C.

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have Skills

5+ years as a Project Manager or Technical Coordinator or security related experience
5+ years of experience with Microsoft Office 365 Suite
Strong experience managing financial budgets, financial reporting, reviewing invoicing and statements of work
Ability to read and comprehend regulatory documentation

Nice-To-Have Skills

Power BI experience
Jira Service Management experience
Bilingual Spanish Speaking is a plus

Soft Skills

You possess strong communication (verbal/written/presentation) skills in English. The same in Spanish is a considered an asset
Strong decision making, forward thinking and creative problem-solving skills to anticipate and respond quickly to technological/market influences
Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work independently with minimal direction
You have a natural curiosity for how things work, exploring unknowns, and unafraid to test perceived limitations.
You have strong customer service skills

Best Vs. Average Candidate

Well-rounded interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships cross-functionally, based on Scotiabank’s values of respect, integrity, passion and accountability
Capability to work with high volume and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience with Project management tools such as Jira
Existing knowledge or experience working with Security Teams to complete Penetration Testing


Post-secondary degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related IT field is an asset

Candidate Review & Selection

1st round MS Teams video – Panel (1 hour)
Scenario based questions, primarily focusing on soft skills
Possibility 2nd round interview

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