Analyst, Operational Threat Intelligence

Toronto-CC East 12th Floor


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What You’ll Be Doing

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Operational Threat Intelligence, the Analyst, Operational Threat Intelligence is responsible for tactical level information and intelligence collection, analysis, and production. This effort is geared predominantly towards protecting CIBC’s clients, assets, staff, and operations through the delivery of proactive intelligence across the cyber, financial, geopolitical, and physical security domains. The Analyst leverages knowledge and robust experience with intelligence methodologies to advance the Fusion Threat Intelligence program and deliver best in class intelligence products. 

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

  • Intelligence Cycle Knowledge – Provide specialized advice, consultation, and analysis on intelligence issues and trends relating to Information Security, Fraud, Corporate Security, and Fusion. This will entail the production, oversight, and peer-review of proactive tactical briefs while supporting existing operational intelligence tasks. Leverage open, closed, and internal sources to provide robust tactical level analysis that captures analytical insights and results in concise and highly reliable intelligence products meeting consumer needs.

  • Support to Key Stakeholders – Support complex issues and incidents as an intelligence practitioner with an emphasis on cyber and financial intelligence. Identify potential threats that pose a risk to CIBC, take action, and contribute to event management to resolve issues as quickly and efficiently as possible. Undertake special projects with internal and external stakeholders, as assigned / required.

  • Relationship Building – Develop and manage relationships with management and business leaders, including guiding collaboration with security pillars, providing knowledge of intelligence best practices, and advanced source collection and analysis techniques. 

  • Leadership and Team Player – Contribute to the development of the operational threat intelligence capability within the Fusion Threat Intelligence team. Contribute to the growth and development of highly skilled intelligence analysts across the entire unit. Contribute to a healthy work environment.

  • Strategic Thinking Approach – Provide support to Fusion Centre management, team members, and peers as required to support delivery of Fusion programs. Create, maintain, update, and share Fusion Intelligence dashboard and products, as required.

Who You Are

  • You can demonstrate knowledge in information security/cybersecurity, fraud or physical security (typically 2-3 years) and relevant postsecondary education (e.g. university degree or college diploma).

  • You can demonstrate exceptional ability to communicate in a clear, concise and logical manner, verbally and in writing; sufficient to convey complex information/ideas on issues involving interpretation and opinion, capable of ensuring senior leaders are kept aware of issues and provided informed and timely advice. 

  • You can demonstrate enhanced analytical capabilities sufficient to conduct a broad scope of intelligence analysis. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and integrity.

  • You contribute to a trusting work environment where the expression of diverse perspectives is encouraged and help foster a healthy, diverse, inclusive and accessible work environment where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

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

  • You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of an inclusive team that enjoys working together to bring a shared vision to life.

**Prior to starting in this role, security checks, including a criminal record check must be successfully completed to the satisfaction of CIBC. An annual criminal record check may also be required.

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-CC East 12th Floor

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Analytical Thinking, Business Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Decision Making, Information Security, Internal Auditing, Operational Threat Intelligence, Physical Security, Security Risk, Technical Training, Troubleshooting, Vendor Management
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