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Senior Technical Security Analyst


Toronto, ON, CANADA

Technology and Digital Media

Typical Base Salary


What is the opportunity?

The Senior Security Architect works across multiple technical and business functions providing technical leadership for all security related issues in order to deliver secure systems for our staff and clients.

As a senior member of the team, you will drive the requirements of security components throughout their lifecycle: architecture/design, implementation, testing, deployment, and post-release support. You will exhibit strong leadership and communication skills, while successfully setting and executing on the engineering and release priorities in a dynamic application development environment.

What will you do?

  • Envision, create, deploy, maintain critical security services and partner with other teams to improve the security of the RBC platform as well as strategic risk areas.
  • Assess current Data Protection capabilities, explore the impact of new technologies and capabilities, and deploy, customize, and integrate with existing products to improve business operations, reduce security risks, and meet regulatory requirements.
  • Assessment, implementation, management and documentation of a broad set of information security technologies and processes (e.g., application security, risk management, data protection & classification, encryption, certificate management, identity and access management, security governance, network security)
  • Provide direction and guidance on architectural use cases and requirements for security related efforts
  • Serve as trusted advisor to key business and technology partners
  • Perform security design reviews to asses security implications for introduction of new or differing technologies within the environment
  • Lead a complex distributed systems project

What do you need to succeed?


  • 7-10+ years of increasing responsibility for positioning and delivering Cloud and Internet facing applications with a focus on security
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture for cloud-based services and building Cloud Security strategies and architectures
  • Experience working with cloud security management / governance tools, cloud access security brokers (CASB), cloud services and 3rd party hosted services (AWS, Azure), and server virtualization products and technologies (BlueMix, Akana, VMWare)
  • Experience of network security and network segmentation
  • Knowledge of information security standards (e.g., ISO 17799/27002, etc.), rules and regulations related to information security and data protection, and Cloud Security Alliance best practices and guidelines
  • Experience with application development security /Secure DevOps (Developing a secure SDLC/dev-ops process, agreeing approach with stakeholders and implementing it) including experience with API and MicroService Security


  • BA or BS degree in CS or IT preferred, Computer Science, or Engineering preferred
  • IT security (e.g., CISSP, GSEC) preferred

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services

Learn more about RBC Tech Jobs

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

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Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

City: Toronto
Address: 330 Front St W
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salary + Variable Bonus
Required Travel(%): 0
Exempt/Non-Exempt: N/A
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 05/07/2017
Req ID: 135193

Posting Notes: None

About RBC

We are one of the world's leading financial institutions, not just by market capitalization, global footprint or service diversity, but by reputation. We bring out the best in our people with a culture that encourages collaboration, development and performance. This is why we have been named as a Top 100 Employer in Canada, and have been included in the Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures' Hall of Fame. As part of our team you'll get world-class training, flexible benefits, long-term investment and retirement savings plans and access to professional development programs. This is just the beginning of an exciting career at RBC.

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What it's like to work at RBC

Company culture

We’re a 79,000-strong global team serving more than 18 million clients around the world. We are all connected by shared values, a sense of responsibility towards others, a commitment to doing what’s best for our clients, and a drive for excellence.

We’re Hiring

Whether in the branch or over the phone, we are always looking for advisors who deliver exceptional service. Solving problems and spotting opportunities is where you shine, always earning and deserving clients’ trust. Check out our Client Service opportunities.

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At RBC you’ll have the scope to learn, to grow and to fulfill your potential. Sophisticated training and development tools help build your capability and prepare you for the next step. Longer-term, we’ll make sure you get all the career support you need.

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Competitive benefits

RBC gives you access to a broad range of competitive benefits to meet your needs today and in the future through our Flex-Benefits program. Choice and flexibility mean the control is in your hands to select the benefits that are right for you and your family.

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If you want to do interesting, innovative work, this is a great place to start. Whether you’re a summer intern, co-op student or ready to start your full time career, we understand that this is more than just your job. This is the beginning of your future.

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Senior Technical Security Analyst, RBC , Toronto, ON, CANADA