Cyber Risk Intelligence Manager
BNP Paribas
CA, QC, Montréal
6d ago


  • Global Head of ICT Risk Intelligence
  • Head of RISK ORC ICT, Americas Centre of Excellence

    The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Risk department is part of the Group RISK ORC Functions within BNP Paribas.

    It is a part of the 2nd Line Of Defence (2LOD) under the Bank’s Chief Cyber & Technology Risk Officer.

    Risk Intelligence plays an integral role in the intelligence driven risk assessment of banks security posture. The Risk Intelligence team is responsible for external engagement with peer groups and information security circles regarding cyber threats to proactively assess and issue an independent risk perspective on cyber threats such as intrusions, malware, unauthorized access, insider attacks and loss of proprietary information.

    This includes developing a deep understanding of global threat actors.

    CIRM) within the ICT Risk Intelligence team provides intelligence support to ICT Risk and business stakeholders. CIRM needs a sharp intellect, an eye for detail, a high analytical capability and a good technical / cyber underpinning.

    CIRM is able to work autonomously, using sound judgment to decide which leads to pursue and prioritize threat assessments and workload accordingly.

    An interest in cyber, current affairs and technology is essential.

    This is a start-up role that will help create the function in Montreal, drive programme and will lead a small team of Cyber Risk Intelligence as well as collaborate with a network or RISK ORC ICT professionals across the world.

    He / She will work with the support of and in close cooperation with RISK ORC ICT teams at Group level.


    The position of Cyber Risk Intelligence Manager (CIRM) will report to the Global Head of ICT Risk Intelligence and the Head of RISK ORC ICT, Americas Centre of Excellence.

    As a CIRM, you will collaborate with key stakeholders in IT Security and ICT Risk. You will build a thorough understanding of Global Cybersecurity at the firm in order to provide high impact risk intelligence to protect the firm.

    Prior experience in investment banking, asset management, consumer and / or commercial banking, will put you at a distinct advantage.

    Key Responsibilities :

  • Pro-actively work with Cyber Threat Intelligence teams across the globe for an aggregated Cyber Risk view for senior stakeholders.
  • Directly work with senior stakeholders in RISK ORC ICT and entity stakeholders to further broaden the Cyber Risk Intelligence coverage.
  • Work with the Head of ICT Risk Intelligence and Data Analyst / Scientist to create innovative risk dashboards / reports for senior executives.
  • Producing threat assessments and working on bespoke projects for ICT Risk Intelligence team.
  • Research into the open and deep / dark web; identifying and cultivating new sources of threats.
  • Understanding the cyber threat landscape that the bank is facing; providing regular research and analysis, whilst updating them on market trends and latest products.
  • Contribute to Risk Intelligence Reports, providing detailed analysis on cyber events, including relevant political, economic and geopolitical variables.
  • Provide a forward-looking view of the key cyber risks, predicting shifts in adversarial intent, goals and strategic objectives.

  • Maintain detailed threat actor profiles on adversaries of interest / relevance to the firm, covering tactics, techniques and procedures, intent, goals and strategic objectives.
  • Maintain knowledge of the threat landscape by monitoring open and closed intelligence sources and contribute regularly to threat landscape briefings.
  • Contribute to regular written and verbal briefings and presentations for ICT Risk and Lines of Business teams.
  • Participate in ICT Risk projects or initiatives as necessary to get a broad perspective of the global ICT Risk team.
  • Analyse large volume of data to produce innovative reporting metrics on cyber risks.
  • Attend relevant cyber security conference, intelligence sharing sessions or peer group meetings to further advance the knowledge of cyber threats.

  • BA / BS or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager.
  • A professional qualification relevant to Information Security such as CISSP, CISM, CRISK, CEH or Security+.

  • Proven experience of managing senior stakeholders.
  • Relevant management experience and proven track record of leadership and people development
  • Strong troubleshooting, presentation, and consultative skills.
  • Comfortable speaking technically with analysts and strategically with senior executives.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Outstanding communication, both written and verbally.
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity and an understanding of the principles of intelligence analysis.
  • Excellent understanding of networking concepts and Information Security, including emerging threats and attack methodologies.
  • Intelligence Community experience and / or experience at an international institution conducting cyber or security / intelligence related work.
  • Working knowledge of global threats to international cyber security, and conversant in the tactics, techniques and procedures used by cyber adversaries.
  • Understanding of terminology and tactics employed by threat actors.
  • Understanding of the principles of cyber security, cyber risk and cyber threats.
  • Using own initiative to manage own research efforts.
  • Financial sector experience.
  • Presenting documentation in a professional and well-structured format.
  • Strong MS Office skills (core applications).
  • Previous experience of working on Tableau.
  • A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity :

    Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity.

    We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

    We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.

    We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.

    About BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe.

    The Group has key positions in its three main activities : Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-

    banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises : corporate clients and institutional investors.

    The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

    In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending.

    BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States.

    In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-

    growing business in Asia-Pacific.

    About BNP Paribas in Canada

    In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further.

    Since becoming the operational hub for the Group’s activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years.

    With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe.

    With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career -

    a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.

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