Manager, Information Security III

Job Description

The Information Security Manager III is a key senior leadership role in the Information Security program. This senior role manages through direct & indirect leadership a team of security and technology professionals of multiple related departments within the Information Security function to implement effective security programs to protect the bank, our clients and IT systems in a complex, highly regulated environment. The Information Security Manager is both a security thought leader and manages the execution of the team’s operational security mission. The Information Security Manager III has an established record of accomplishment, demonstrates subject area mastery and leads a functional team in an area of security specialization, including but not limited to: Security Operations, Security Engineering and Architecture, Access & Identity Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, and Security Risk and Compliance. The Information Security Manager III designs, implements oversees effective security processes and procedures to meet and exceed expectations for security control. The Information Security Manager sets goals & objectives for its area of oversight and may act as leader of a project or risk initiative consisting of cross-organizational stakeholders to achieve risk reduction targets. The senior manager communicates effectively with management, peers and subordinates on priorities, progress and status of efforts, including performance measurement and achievement of goals and objectives. The Information Security Manager III develops clear, actionable goals and objectives for the team, coaching, training and leadership to the team to achieve operational and strategic objectives. The role provides routine written and verbal updates to senior IT and business leadership on security program effectiveness, resource requirements and assessment of risk exposure.
Technology and Innovation Division
As a member of City National’s Technology & Innovation group, you will drive, develop, and maintain solutions for clients and colleagues. This is an exciting time of technology advancement and innovation across the bank, particularly within our technology teams.
What you will do
  • Serves as the Information Security department lead with both direct and indirect leadership responsibilities across the Information Security program. The role is strategic, requiring broad mastery of the cyber security, IT and risk programs in a complex IT and financial sector enterprise.
  • Interfaces extensively with executive leadership on corporate risk priorities, business and technology investments, and key business strategies, providing expert advice on cyber security and risk implications across the bank.
  • Develops strategic goals and objectives for the department, and provides written and verbal updates to senior IT and business leadership. This role routinely interfaces with external partners in law enforcement, regulatory agencies and the intelligence community


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 15 years of experience working in Information Security or relevant IT roles with increasing responsibility
  • Minimum 10 years of experience designing and implementing cyber security or IT solutions or risk programs within a complex IT or highly regulated environment
  • Minimum 8 years or more in a position of leadership for major IT projects or teams, preferably with security focus

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated success in leading projects or teams in a large, IT environment, particularly one in a highly-regulated or controlled environment
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in one or more areas of cyber security subject expertise, including access and identity management, security engineering and architecture, security operations, threat and vulnerability management or cyber risk management
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in multi-tasking and prioritizing projects.
  • Excellent time management skills and be accustomed to working within prescribed deadlines.
  • Demonstrated mastery of one or more areas of cyber security expertise
  • Demonstrated experience as a team or project leaders in a complex IT environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cyber security policies and standards in a highly regulated environment
  • Formalized training or certification in one more areas of cyber security specialization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Including a strong ability to create positive and professional business relationships with partner engineering and architecture teams across IT
  • Strong commitment to talent development, training and coaching to acquire and retain key security talent
  • Master’s degree in business or computer science is highly desired.
  • Advanced security certifications or equivalent formalized training
  • Demonstrated track record of effective cross-organizational project and program leadership
  • Demonstrated track record of effective cyber security leadership in financial sector or similar highly regulated environment
Starting base salary: $141,830 – $263,408 per year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.
*To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Benefits and Perks
At City National, we strive to be the best at whatever we do, including the benefits and perks we offer our colleagues. Get an inside look at our Benefits and Perks.
City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.’
We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we’ve always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to be at the heart of our company today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

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