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BMO Financial Group Data Protection Advisor in Virtual, Idaho

Duties : Monitors, restores service, changes, supports and handles day-to-day activities 7/24/365 required to run the mission critical Information Security systems for BMO. Provides responsive customer service in support of cyber security.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Anticipates and reduces complexity for others.

  • Provides input into the planning and implementation of operational programs.

  • Develops and documents procedures and processes, conforming to the industry best practices and Bank’s security regulations, policies and standards.

  • Assists in the preparation of end user materials.

  • Gathers and documents requirements for use in various audits, reports, & projects.

  • Monitors & maintains security tools and applications.

  • Creates activity reports for security tools and applications.

  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver on business objectives and to support operational activities for Information Security.

  • Develops an understanding of organizational interactions and complexity to engage with the appropriate matrix areas.

  • Actions service requests, transactions, queries etc. within relevant service level agreements.

  • Coordinates and facilitates incident management activities. Includes deploying changes to the production environment and engaging 2rd party providers contracted to the Bank during an incident.

  • Recommends approaches or changes to streamline and integrates security processes and systems in the organization, while considering Information Security methodology to improve overall efficiency.

  • Provides technical Information Security subject matter expertise.

  • Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability of the Information Security organization at BMO, such as: sharing expertise to promote technical development and mentoring employees.

  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities and individual learning.

  • Ensures consistent, high quality practices/work and the achievement of business results in alignment with business/group strategies and with productivity goals.

  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.

  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.

  • Works independently on a range of complex tasks, which may include unique situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Min of 2-3 years experience in information security assessments, compliance or audits

  • Understand and demonstrate experience working with semi-structured and unstructured data at large scale

  • Comfortable working with business and technical stakeholders to support cyber security initiatives at scale

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical issues and solutions to business partners, verbally and in writing

  • Strong MS Excel Reporting ( Pivots, V Look-Ups, H Look-Ups) for creating reports and metrics

  • Strong experience with building PowerPoint presentations for presentations and assessments that you have preformed as well as project status reports

  • Hands-on person with exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Typically between 2 - 4 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in Business or Computer Science, or a related field of study or an equivalent combination of formal training, or industry / technical certifications or work experience.

  • Preference for candidates who have or are pursuing at least one certification in a related field, with strong preference for Information Security certifications from a well-recognized institution (e.g. (ISC)2, ISACA, SANS).

  • Experience in Information Security or with multiple areas of systems and computer operations (e.g. Identity & Access Management, IT operations, Certification & Key Management, Security Platform Administration, Security Incident Response).

  • Understanding and problem solving ability of information security issues within their business group - In-depth.

  • Partnering, communication, and negotiation skills to communicate effectively within the team and with technology and business partners - Working.

  • Understands the scope of complexity that exists in the operating environment and the ways which security platforms impact that environment.

  • Knowledge of Information Security support and operations concepts, practices, concepts, and technology obtained through formal training and work experience.

  • Knowledge of Information Security processes, procedures and controls - In-depth.

  • Knowledge of the technical and business environment and the corporate processes and procedures - In-depth.

  • Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.

  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.

  • Influence skills - In-depth.

  • Data driven decision making - In-depth.

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At BMO Harris Bank 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 Harris Bank 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 https://jobs.bmoharris.com

BMO Harris Bank 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. BMO Harris Bank N.A. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

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