Cybersecurity Specialist

May 17, 2024

Cybersecurity Specialist


  • Standard / Permanent
  • CA-QC-Montréal
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In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal’s Top Employers in 2024. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.

The position at a glance

The missions of the Cybersecurity specialist are:

  • To lead the architecture and engineering of the security solutions in his/her area of responsibility
  • To contribute to the production stability and controls sustainability in his/her area
  • To contribute to the security analysis activities in his/her scope of expertise

In detail

Scope and expertise

  •            In depth expertise in Malware Protection technologies such as Trellix, McAfee, Tanium, BeyondTrust
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience deploying and managing Malware Protection technologies
  • Previous experience governing Data Security/Protection projects or programs
  • Previous experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell or Python

Main activities

In his/her area, the cyber security specialist is responsible for the following activities:

  • Evaluate, design, develop, deploy, test and transition security solution(s), processes, and tools
  • Manage the associated projects to support this lifecycle
  • Deliver and maintain the technical documentation related to the engineering and architecture of the security solution(s)
  • Provide expert support for the processes and tools in scope of security solution(s)
  • Work closely with IT architects and other IT teams on designing security capabilities in the IT solutions (services, process, and tools)
  • Create, maintain, and ensure adherence security policies, procedures, technical baselines, guidelines, and control standards
  • Leverage multiple security focus areas to ensure that protective measures are appropriate, effective in combination, and interact properly with other system capabilities
  • Participate in both internal and external audits

He/she also contributes to

  • Manage program or portfolio of projects
  • Perform administrative controls
  • Support the Service Delivery Management activities for his/her security solution(s)

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

  • Requires a minimum of 5+ years’ professional experience in the technology field, including a minimum of 5+ years of security experience.
  • Experience assisting the development and maintenance of tools, procedure, and documentation
  • Thorough understanding of technologies and security concepts
  • Ability to present complex solutions and methods to general community
  • Security certifications are a plus. Team leader experience is a plus
  •  Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. Knowledge of the English is required.

Behavioral skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Strategic vision
  • Rigor & Accuracy
  • Communication skills
  • Collaboration

What’s in it for you

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering. Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.

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What you need to know

  • We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
  • BNP Paribas is committed to accessibility and inclusion. If you need any accommodation during the recruitment process, you can contact
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

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About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 63 countries, with more than 180,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,400 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

Our certifications and partnerships

  • Montreal’s Top Employers 2024
  • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2024
  • Women in Governance  – Parity certified –  Platinum certification
  • Pride at Work Canada
  • Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
  • Part of Les Affaires top 300 companies in Quebec
  • Synclusiv
  • Ready, Willing and Able
  • Autisme sans Limites
  • LinkedIn Top Companies 2024

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