Colorado School of Mines Alumni Job Center BMO Harris Bank
Berekely Heights, Illinois, United States
200 Connell Drive
Job Family Group:
The Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) brings together our
Cybersecurity, Fraud, Physical Security and Resilience Planning
capabilities to address the ever-growing and increasingly complex
global security environment. It is a highly collaborative effort
that greatly enhances BMO's ability to rapidly prevent, detect,
respond to, and recover from all security & crisis threats. This
position offers a unique experience to learn from experienced
leaders in the industry, join a team building the 21st century
model for security and helping grow the good by protecting our
customers and communities.
This is a leadership opportunity in cyber threat intelligence
where you will become an expert in understanding BMO's future
threat landscape, and influence executive decision-making to help
ensure BMO is prepared to defend against future cyber threats. You
are passionate about forward leaning research and analyzing threats
and developing, maintaining and strengthening external
relationships while fostering intelligence-sharing partnerships
with government agencies, industry partners and law enforcement
across the globe. This is a "build" role where you will mature the
threat intel function at BMO.
In this strategic role, you will provide analysis and reporting
services in support of businesses/groups and BMO overall and build
relationships and liaise with stakeholders to understand problems/
opportunities and recommend solutions to enable the organization to
meet its goals. You will analyze data and create documents and
plans in service of informing, advising, or updating internal
stakeholders and ensure that requirements map to a real business
need, are approved by all relevant stakeholders, and meet essential
quality standards. In addition, you will participate or conduct
user acceptance testing to ensure that changes made are in
alignment with business requirements. While providing great
customer service in support of the information security processes,
applications and infrastructure.
We have offices in New Jersey, New York, and Chicago. ***If you
reside outside of those cities, you can work 100% remotely***
Acts as a trusted advisor to senior leaders for making business
decisions and implementing strategic initiatives.
Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and
Develops an expert understanding of business/group
Networks with industry contacts to gather competitive insights
and best practices.
Provides specialized analytical support to senior
Understands and can explain to others the core processes, risks
and mitigation techniques for designated areas.
Anticipates and reduces complexity for others.
Develops innovative approaches to resolve problems and
Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for
execution of business/group strategy.
Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve
Acts as the prime contact for internal/external stakeholder
relationships, which may include regulators.
Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and
information to provide insights and recommendations.
Defines business requirements for analytics and reporting to
ensure data insights inform business decision making.
Analyzes trends to proactively prevent problems.
Presents and communicates at all levels within IT and across
Oversees the preparation of end user reference materials and
Develops innovative approaches to resolve problems and
Works with vendors to troubleshoot issues, as required.
Assesses the quality of reports submitted and provides related
coaching and support.
Troubleshoots information security issues within designated
Gathers requirements and documents these requirements for use in
various audits, reports, & projects.
Identifies opportunities to strengthen the capability of the
information security organization at BMO, such as: sharing
expertise to promote technical development, mentoring employees,
building communities of practice and networks across information
security and technology.
Works with internal stakeholders to validate their requirements
via techniques such as reviews and walkthroughs.
Facilitates discussions and follows a structured approach to
plan, elicit, analyze, document, communicate and manage
Analyzes data and information to provide insights and
Collects, organizes, analyzes and disseminates significant
amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Develops and implements data collection systems and other
strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data
Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in
complex data sets.
Provides analytical support and insights.
Filters and "cleans" data, and reviews reports and key
performance indicators to locate and correct data issues.
Performs documentation writing and maintenance of new and
existing processes, procedures and requirements.
Recommends approaches to streamline and integrate information
security processes in the organization to improve overall
Remains alert to new information security technologies and
threats that present risk to the enterprise and determines the best
approach to mitigate these risks.
Stays abreast of industry trends/risks related to information
security, technology and business trends / risks through
participation in professional associations, practice communities &
Ensures consistent, high quality practices/work and the
achievement of business results in alignment with business/group
strategies and with productivity goals.
Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a senior
specialist resource across BMO.
Influences how teams/groups work together.
Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or
ambiguous situations and to find solutions to multiple,
interdependent, complex problems.
Communicates abstract concepts in simple terms.
Fosters strong internal and external networks and works with and
across multiple teams to achieve business objectives.
Anticipates trends and responds by implementing appropriate
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
Min of 5-8 years experience in the financial crimes threat
landscape, and how it relates to an organization
Outstanding understanding of how cyber threats impact the
business, financial services sector, and critical
Min of 5-8 years experience with the creation and delivery of
intelligence products and briefs to support a wide range of
5-8 years experience in collaborating with government and
industry cyber threat intelligence partners which you have
leveraged to enable your understanding of the cyber threat
landscape within an organization.
5-8 year of experience in the production of strategic-level
all-source profiles on threat actor activities with strong
expertise in their operational capabilities and tactics,
techniques, and procedures (TTP) in order to support planning and
operational procedures to respond to threats.
2-3 years of experience as a liaison to the industry,
government, law enforcement, academia, and other identified
entities to facilitate information sharing. You must have strong
experience on engaging with external entities to explain
cybersecurity incidents, threats, trends, policy, or research.
Demonstrated experience building a strong network within and
outside (sector, government, etc) an organization.
Expertise with developing and leading the external coordination
and liaison strategy within an organization and building and
managing the external partnerships
Strong experience with actively participating in industry
working groups, and forums
Expertise with developing and maintaining relationships within
an organization as well as external entities, regulators, legal,
compliance and privacy.
Outstanding critical thinking skills. Must be able to convey
complex information in a clear, concise manner. Familiarity with
structured analytical techniques is an asset
Exceptional research, analysis and writing skills, preferably in
intelligence or security related matters.
Experience building collaboration across internal and external
Advanced familiarity with cyber security principles and issues.
Cyber security certifications or equivalent demonstrable
experience? is a plus.
Self-motivated, team player with good interpersonal skills. Must
be able to work with initiative and independently under pressure.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to multi-task and complete a variety of time sensitive
Strong knowledge of banks and the financial service sector is
Typically 9+ years of relevant experience and a post-secondary
degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering,
Information Systems, Business or in a related field of study or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Multiple Information Security certifications from a
well-recognized institution (e.g. (ISC)2, ISACA, SANS). Additional
certifications in related fields preferred.
Expert in information security, technology, business
requirements gathering and reporting in a financial services
Data manipulation and analysis skills with the ability to
collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of
information with attention to detail and accuracy - Expert.
Knowledge of Information Security processes, procedures and
controls - Expert.
Understanding and problem-solving ability of Information
Security issues across the bank - Expert.
Understanding of industry standards and frameworks e.g. NIST
Cyber Security Framework (CSF), ISO 27001 and 27002 - Expert.
Understanding of Information Security risk and regulatory
requirements - In-depth.
Understanding of the scope of complexity that exists in the
computing environment and the ways which security platforms impact
Seasoned expert with extensive industry knowledge.
Technical leader viewed as a thought leader for innovation.
Verbal & written communication skills - Expert.
Analytical and problem-solving skills - Expert.
Influence skills - Expert.
Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group
collaboration - Expert.
Able to manage ambiguity.
Data driven decision making - Expert.
We're here to help
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
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://bmoharriscareers.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.
Job ID: 54638786
Berekely Heights, Illinois, United States
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