VP - IT Risk and Technical Testing

A leading bank based in Montreal, Canada is hiring a VP - IT Risk as part of their 2nd Line of Defence (2LOD) at the Group level.

As the VP of IT Risk, you should be an all-around specialist in Information and Communication Technologies, which include IT Processes, Cyber Security, Continuity, Governance, Architecture, Network, Systems, Application related subjects.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide independent advice and timely assurance to management on the adequacy and effectiveness of policies, processes, systems, and controls.
  • Document and report results of investigation by ensuring the quality, relevance, and traceability of the weaknesses identified.
  • Ensure the on-time delivery of complete and accurate reports and life cycle assessments

Ideally, you will have:


  • Master's degree or equivalent in ICT domains.
  • 2+ years of experience in a managerial role related to ICT, IT Risk or IT Audit (e.g. Audit Manager, IT Risk Manager, etc.)
  • 2-3 years of experience in a hands-on technical role (e.g. penetration testing, script development, hacking, testing controls, network, applications, etc.)
  • Knowledge of cryptographic standards for encryption, electronic signature, key management infrastructure (PKI).
  • Excellent understanding of platforms and applications
  • One or more qualifications: CISSP, CISA, GCCC, CISM, CRISC, CEH, OSCP or Security+
  • Fluency in English - French is a plus
  • The role offers a competitive salary package of up to CAD 180,000 + bonus and competitive banking benefits.


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