Cybersecurity Careers

Help protect the bank’s systems and customers from cyber threats and attacks. Together, we drive innovation for every future.

What does Cybersecurity look like at Scotiabank?

As a Scotiabank Cybersecurity professional, you are part of a dynamic cybersecurity team that values diversity and uniqueness. You will continually learn new skills, push boundaries, collaborate, and work with the newest technologies. Your contributions will help protect the Bank and Canadians from cyber threats and attacks.

You’ll work alongside some of the best and brightest in the industry. You’ll find our leaders and team members to be open, supportive, and committed to creating a culture where everyone feels accepted and included for who they are, not just what they do.

Collaboration is at the heart of how we work. Working with teams across our global footprint is core to our operations. You will work on global projects while interacting with and learning from diverse colleagues in all countries where we operate.

You’ll work with leading-edge, best-in-class technology. Security is constantly evolving, as are the challenging problems to solve. We invest in new emerging global technologies to protect our bank and our customers. If you’re looking to use the latest security tools to solve complex, real-world problems that have a global impact, you’ve come to the right place.

What would my career look like in Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity Operations


We protect, detect, and respond to cyber threats and events.

Security Architecture and Research 


We provide architectural guidance to improve the Bank’s security capabilities and enable informed decision making through continuous research.

Enterprise Security Services


We implement key security solutions in relation to cloud, identity, application, and cryptography.

Business Information Security Office


We provide risk advisory and consulting services to the Bank; including technical simulations and risk assessments for internal and third party systems.

Security Governance Services


We deliver best in class governance services to the cyber execution teams.

Security Engineering and Deployment


We implement and deploy new and emerging detective and preventative technologies that are required to keep the Bank safe and secure globally.

Get to know the work we do

5 Reasons to consider working in Cybersecurity at Scotiabank


As our team continues to grow, we are looking for high-performing candidates who are just as passionate about cybersecurity as we are.

What is it like to work here?

At Scotiabank, we build leaders. We invest in you to be better, be inspired, and be empowered so that together, we can lead the way to a better future.

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“Working in Security has unlocked the opportunity for me to continually develop my skills and explore new areas of interest. Having a healthy work culture is a critical component to any success and, I am fortunate to be part of a team where principles of compassion and support are at the forefront.” 

Senior Manager, Platform Transformation

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“I’ve had the opportunity to broaden my knowledge working in Capital Market Technology, Business Payment Technology, and now in our Information Security & Control team. Having the support from management throughout my career has enabled me to bring a new perspective in achieving our goal of keeping the bank safe.”

Director, Chief Information Security Officer of Infrastructure Services

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“The support I receive from my coworkers and leaders motivates and inspires me every day to be better at my job. The relationships I have formed on this team allow me to be constantly challenged, highly engaged, and proud of the work I do.”

Senior Manager, PAM Solution Support Services, Privileged Access Management

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“We need the very best information security professionals to achieve Scotiabank’s aspiration to be “The Most Trusted Bank”. We’re building a world class team within a world class bank and will be driving cyber security innovation for years to come.”

Steve Sparkes - CISO & SVP Information Security & Control

Ready to help build a safer digital world?