Sr. Consultant, Identity & Access Lifecycle Operations

Toronto-81 Bay, 17th Floor


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At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

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What you’ll be doing 

As a member of CIBC’s Identity and Access Lifecycle Operations team, you’ll play a crucial role in all matters of Information Security. As a Senior Information Security Consultant, you will be responsible for consulting on potential risks, identifying solutions to these risks as well as implementing remediation's in both technology and process. Utilizing your relationship building skills, you will partner with line of business and technology teams and help them proactively identify potential areas for oversight and present recommendations that are practical and achievable. 


The primary focus of this role will be building, maintaining and operationalizing our identity and access management solutions. This will involve facilitating and implementing operational requirements on various intakes and projects related to identity and access; driving continuous improvement initiatives to improve day to day operations and close gaps; ensuring new or changing processes can be operationalized seamlessly into business as usual operations, regardless of source of change; and reporting on current state of our centralized processes via various metrics and reporting. 


This role requires to be on call for a week once every four months. 


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 1-3 days per week on-site, while other days will be remote 


How you’ll succeed 

  • Risk ManagementThe emphasis of the role is on audit, process reporting, risk and information security management, technology and operations throughout CIBC and group of companies (Bank US, Mellon Bank, FCIB, ATPW, PCF, Intria, Wood Gundy, Wholesale Banking, etc.). Monitor regulatory environmentfor impact on security programs and initiatives. Execute remediation plans related to IAM deficiencies and ensure compliance to standards and controls associated with the domain. 

  • Consulting -  Review and interpret requirements documentation, architecture diagrams and solution designs to help determine the feasibility of a project and its impact to CIBC’s Identity and Access Operations centralized programs. Assess business needs against potential risks and provide your recommendations to enhance our information security landscape. Knowledge of Identity and Access Management approaches and concepts, tools, techniques and roles and responsibilities in providing guidance to stakeholders within and outside own area will be a key area of focus. 

  • Process Improvement: This role provides an opportunity to streamline, standardize and create processes, implement and customize Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions based on client needs. This involves primarily, building and managing the requirements of the larger team to ensure we can meet our mandate to deliver a strong identity and access program at CIBC. 

  • Delivery and Execution – You will help us build, configure and deploy the solutions and enhancements, with an emphasis on ensuring day to day operations can be executed flawlessly and seamlessly. Planning, coordinating and implementing changes into day BAU activities will also be an important requirement of this position. 

  • Communication - Build and present documentation to executive management aimed at communicating technical challenges, architecture designs, potential risks and providing solutions via articulated recommendations. Provide feedback to and participate in the design and implementation of identity and access controls across the organization. Research, design, and implement identity and access related processes

  • Leadership – Collaborate with senior leaders across the company and make informed recommendations to enhance information system security. Weigh business needs against security concerns and provide risk-based recommendations to improve information systems security, which are practical and achievable, thereby allowing the Lines of Business to make informed risk decisions 


Who you are 

  • You can demonstrate experience in Information Security, specifically in the Identity & Access management domain. Additional experience in other areas of Information Security is also invaluable to success in this role. A CISSP, CISA or CCSP certification is an asset. 

  • You have strong knowledge of a broad set of technology solutions including SailPoint Identity IQ, DatAdvantage, DataPriv, AllAccess and CyberArk      

  • You're passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You build trust through respect and authenticity. 

  • You're digitally savvy. You seek out innovative solutions and embrace evolving technologies. You can easily adapt to new tools and trends 

  • Your influence makes an impact. You know that relationships and networks are essential to success. You inspire outcomes by making yourself heard. 

  • You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems and making sense of information. You're confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way. 

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

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.

Job Location

Toronto-81 Bay, 17th Floor

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Identity Access Management (IAM), Risk Management
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