Senior Certification Lead (BB-2E08D)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


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The Senior Security Analyst primarily responsible for ensuring security processes are applied in support of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) framework in relation to functions of the Identity and Access Management Group. Functions conducted by the SSA are of high risk and include but may not be limited to Identity and Access Management. The SSA also provides client service support for security systems and security governance processes. Depending on the area of responsibility, the SSA will fulfill one or more of the following roles:

  • Access Certification Management
  • Privilege user of the Bank’s mainframe platform

  • Participates in and oversees the front line support to customers’ inquiries, complaints and problems, ensuring that customer needs are met or exceeded by resolving complaints and problems in a timely and effective manner
  • Ensures smooth operation of Access Certification Campaigns in RSA IGL and Sailpoint systems
  • Provides leadership and team lead support for roster management and overall scheduling
  • Enhances security operational methods and workflows by identifying, recommending and implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Verifies all security processes and procedures of the Identity and Access Management group on governance, access management and access certification conforming to the applicable industry and Bank’s security regulations, policies and standards.
  • Participates in internal and external audits on all required operational evidences for auditors.
  • Ensures client’s concerns and questions on security operations of Identity and Access Management, are adequately addressed with the provision of security standards, regulations and policies where applicable
  • Produces, reviews and updates documentation and reports to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance to applicable standards and/or regulations
  • Maintains continuity of critical processes event by participating in contingency exercises and off-hours support as needed
  • Represents the team in projects requiring access or security arrangements
  • Provides training and consultancy to internal customers in areas all areas across the Enterprise
  • Provides Leadership to Certification Services and customers across the bank
  • Provides support, planning and co-ordination for IAM Education and training
  • Performs security knowledge transfer to assist making security part of normal IT and business activities to different audiences across the Enterprise.
  • Contributes to BMO Financial Group’s overall business results by making recommendations that significantly improve operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Qualifications



  • Possesses a university degree/college diploma in the field of Computer or Information technology or equivalent work experience, Corporate Communications and/or 3+ years of working experience in a customer oriented IT environment, exhibiting good problem diagnosis and resolution techniques
  • Demonstrates good experience in a leadership role
  • Displays good knowledge of the evolving information security system and application environment, network concepts & protocols, and information security concepts/framework
  • Illustrates good knowledge of security processes, requirements and industry standards in relation to one of the following: - Access and authentication controls in relation to add, change, delete of user id’s, Access Certification and Governance
  • Possesses 3+ years working knowledge in Identity & Access Management- Knowledge of the following: - Access Governance, Remote Authentication administration; or - User id and access management with knowledge of Sailpoint, RSA IGL, TSO, RACF, Vanguard, Aveksa, ITIM and/or other Identity and Access Management tools
  • Exhibits good computer skills including MS Office Excel, Word and Access
  • Skills:

  • Possesses good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team lead experience and leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrates good problem identification skills and the ability to handle problems at times of a complex nature
  • Is analytical with good organizational skills
  • Is self-motivated, a team player and able to work with initiative and independently under pressure
  • Displays a good commitment to continuous learning in a dynamic environment
  • We’re here to help

    At BMO 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 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.


    BMO 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. 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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