Security Analyst


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Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Security Analyst
Term: Contract – 12 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2 days on-site
Industry: Banking
Job ID number: C1437


Brief Description on Duties:

Story Behind the Need:

The Identity Lifecycle Management team within the Access Management Operations is responsible for the execution of established security controls pertaining to identity and access. This includes the centralized provisioning of user identities, the user accounts linked to those identities, management of user access, privileged access, as well as the selection and integration of identity management tools. The Senior Analyst, Identity Lifecycle Management is responsible for supporting the achievement of the Bank’s information security objectives of integrity, confidentiality/privacy, availability, and continuity by:

  • Ensuring logical access control is effectively implemented across the Enterprise.
  • Addressing logical access and risks commensurate with the Bank’s risk appetite.
  • Providing support for logical access working with MS Active Directory (on prem), LDAP, provisioning access on user’s local workstation, access on vFiler shares, privileged access management.
  • Supporting the business to understand their responsibilities with respect to logical access controls.

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within Scotiabank. We are technology partners who help the business transform how our employees around the world work. You will get to work with and learn from diverse industry leaders, who have hailed from top technology.

Typical Day in Role:

  • Continuously, provides value and consistency added to the user and customer experience by improvising workflows associated with bank’s onboarding and Logical Access platforms
  • Perform required tasks for Logical Access Control; tasks relevant to Identity & Access Management including access request, access provision/deprovision, communication, and documentation of operational processes and procedures, etc.
  • Process Add/remove/change activities, and provide support on access issues for: ScotiaID, Windows ID (Active Directory).
  • AD Security Groups, Distribution Groups, Group Mailboxes access management Service Accounts.
  • Utilize troubleshooting skills to understand moderately complex systems/issues related to user Identity and access, and potential root causes.
  • Liaise with 2nd and 3rd level support when required.
  • Provide reports and data, as requested, for audits and walkthroughs of internal controls IAMOPS ILM owned processes.

Candidate Requirements/Must-Have skills:

  • 10+ years of technical working experience as an IT Security Analyst
  • 5-7+ years of experience managing Users and Groups in on-prem Microsoft Active Directory and LDAP
  • 3-5+ years of experience with PowerShell scripting for AD administration tasks, ServiceNow, SQL/Oracle
  • 3-5+ years of experience with SailPoint IIQ, Centrify (or similar) PAM solution for Privilege ID onboarding and management
  • Advanced Excel data management skills (working with big reports)

Nice-To-Have Skills:

  • Technical and Security Designation is an asset (MCSE\MCSA, CISSP, Security+)
  • Previous Banking/FI experience
  • Power BI experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills to be able to work well with technical peers and business stakeholders at different levels within the organization.
  • 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 or with minimal direction.

Best vs. Average Candidate:

  • Advanced AD and PowerShell scripting skills
  • Proactive and consistently seeks solutions for problems


  • Post-secondary degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or equivalent work experience

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