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BMO Financial Group Cyber Controls Testing Analyst (Remote) in Virtual, Texas

Executes testing to provide insights and recommendations on test results, findings, identified issues, re-performance testing, and continuous improvement insights.

This role is for those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, exciting environment! Similar to Audit but completed in the first line of defense, the Issues Remediation Testing Team supports issue closure validation of Very Significant and Significant issues impacting Technology and Operations. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for end-to-end test execution.

  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Participates in defining the communication plan designed to positively influence or change behaviour; develops tailored messaging; and identifies appropriate distribution channels.

  • Supports change management of varying scope and type; tasks typically focused on execution and sustainment activities.

  • Manages the end-to-end test execution of designated engagements.

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

  • Executes testing and fieldwork that is complex in nature and requires subject matter expertise.

  • Executes identified test programs for a variety of specializations to support effective testing & monitoring of controls within business groups and across the Bank.

  • Understands the business/group strategy and develops and maintains knowledge of end to end processes.

  • Develops knowledge related to program and/or area of specialty.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal & external business partners/stakeholders to execute work and fulfill service delivery expectations.

  • Participates in planning and implementation of operational testing programs and executes within required service level agreements and standards.

  • Executes work to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient service delivery.

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

  • Analyzes root causes of any errors discovered to provide for effective communication of issues to appropriate parties.

  • Creates and maintains adequate testing support documentation such as workpapers, testing reports, etc. to support the results of reviews including the write-up of findings/issues for reporting.

  • Provides ongoing support to the continuous improvement process of the business unit.

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

  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Typically between 4 -6 years of relevant control/issue testing experience and post-secondary degree in business, technology or related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Prior experience in IT Audit testing in various tech and IS focused areas such as identity and access management, change management, IT governance, cyber security, vulnerability and patch management, etc.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred.

  • 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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