Data Security Engineer

Toronto-81 Bay, 15th Floor

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What you'll be doing

You’ll be a key role in Data Protection Services (DPS) team, an innovative team with many brand new services provided at enterprise level, to provide data protection/discovery related services such as Data Element Level Protection (DELP), Test Data As a Service (TDaaS), and Data Discovery and Remediation (DDaR) services. As an Data Security Engineer, you and your team will work with business partner, vendors, consumers, QA and Application Operation (AO) partners on integration, configuration, development, implementation, troubleshooting as well as delivering services and providing PROD support.


At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. You’ll have the flexibility to manage your work activities within a hybrid work arrangement where you’ll spend 5 days per month on-site, while other days will be remote.

How you'll succeed

  • Design, Develop and Support -  Act as a SME on the analysis of requirements, estimations for assigned work packages and coordination for end-to-end implementation of program specific solutions. Lead the development of cost-effective and innovative solutions to meet business objectives while also maintaining existing applications. Work with vendors and internal partners to build, configure and deploy DPS services from DEV, UAT to PROD.

    Work with consumers and AO teams to deliver data protection and data discovery services per project plan or business requests. Provide production support, and work with AO partners on problem troubleshooting and resolving.

  • Programming Ability - Perform and coordinate complex application programming activities: develop specifications, code, test, debug, document, and automate via DevOps CI/CD in order to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of programs.

  • Lead & Influence - Lead code-review sessions and ensure overall code quality aligns with business and project requirements, and CIBC standards. Provide system integration testing support, user acceptance testing support and production support. Lead troubleshoot session on complex problems identified during project/in production.

    Work with consumers to integrate certified protection services.

Who you are

  • You can demonstrate knowledge in:

    • 3+ years of IT hands-on working experience

    • Strong knowledge of Linux OS and shell scripting

    • Strong knowledge of Python language (2+ years)

    • Strong knowledge of container technology

    • Hands on experience of DevOps: Github/Git Actions, CI/CD, Maven, Jenkins and Artifactory

    • Hands on knowledge of Restful API and databases (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server)

    • Nice to have: ServiceNow, Databricks, Azure networking, load balancers, LDAP/Active Directory, Authentication/Authorization, SSO, Digital certificates

  • Your influence makes an impact. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success.  You have the mindset of enabling services for our business partner. You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard.

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of a team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision. You are passionate about client service -  You want  the work you do each day to result in a  positive client experience.

  • Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.

  • You have a degree/diploma in Computer Science, and/or a related field of study.

What CIBC Offers

At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.

  • We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a benefits program*, defined benefit pension plan*, an employee share purchase plan, a vacation offering, wellbeing support, and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.

  • Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.

  • We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.

*Subject to plan and program terms and conditions

What you need to know

  • CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation, please contact

  • You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit.

  • We may ask you to complete an attribute-based assessment and other skills tests (such as simulation, coding, French proficiency, MS Office). Our goal for the application process is to get to know more about you, all that you have to offer, and give you the opportunity to learn more about us.

Job Location

Toronto-81 Bay, 15th Floor

Employment Type


Weekly Hours



Docker (Software), Docker Container, Linux, Microsoft Azure, Operating Systems Security, Oracle, Python (Programming Language)

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

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Tags: Active Directory APIs Azure Banking CI/CD Computer Science Databricks DevOps Docker GitHub Jenkins LDAP Linux Maven Oracle Python Scripting SQL SQL Server SSO

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Team events

Region: North America
Country: Canada

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