Cyber Security – Control Specialist

  • Date Posted Mar 17, 2023
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15764

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Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Cyber Security – Control Specialist who will perform controls testing by carrying out walkthroughs to understand the design of controls and review their implementation. This candidate will work with the client’s team/partners and control owners to review the design and operating effectiveness of cyber security controls.


  • Document the test of controls design effectiveness and operating effectiveness in appropriate workpapers
  • Assist team lead in planning engagements, executing engagements and reporting on the status of the identified gaps/issues
  • Ensure that the testing lifecycle is implemented in a timely and consistent manner
  • Works independently on a range of complex tasks, which may include unique situations.
  • Provides advice and guidance on control effectiveness, program compliance and issue descriptions.
  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Supports change management of varying scope and type; tasks typically focused on execution and sustainment activities.
  • Executes testing and fieldwork that is complex in nature that requires subject matter expertise.
  • Executes identified test programs for a variety of specializations to support effective testing & monitoring of controls within business groups and across the Bank

Desired Skill Set:

  • 2-3 years of experience in Information Security management processes and methodology
  • 2-3 years of solid exposure to Cyber Security
  • 2-3 years of experience in Control Testing Execution
  • In-depth knowledge of Information Security principles, Data Protection and IT system security configuration
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Executes testing to provide insights and recommendations on test results, findings, identified issues, re-performance testing, and continuous improvement insights. Executes testing, monitoring and operational activities of various complexity based on assigned portfolio ensuring adherence to established service levels and standards.

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