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Winter Co-op Student - Security Analyst

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Internships and Student Employment
  • Job ID: JR10010705
  • Job type: Internship Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-11-26


As a student/intern, your main mission is to support our IT and business teams in the development and implementation of solutions that enhance the security posture of iA and its affiliates.

As part of this internship, you will:

  • Help write cyber security safety advisories and risk analyses, and conduct research on different security-related technologies
  • Assist in projects as a security analyst in a team of more than 80 security professionals
  • Review, analyze and make recommendations regarding security best practices, corporate guidelines and various industry standards requests from business partners
  • Document the changes made and make business lines aware of them
  • Work with these different technological infrastructures:
    •  Server (Windows, VMWare)
    • Telecommunications infrastructure
    • Corporate applications

Tasks you will participate in:

  • Writing cyber security safety notices
  • Participating in system risk analyses of both applications and technology infrastructure projects
  • Creating and documenting security procedures
  • Finding solutions for common problems
  • Making recommendations regarding security solutions to be put in place by the business
  • Analyze security needs based on the availability, integrity and confidentiality requested

Specific requirements:

  • In progress: Bachelor's degree or master's degree in computer science with a concentration in security or visible interest in the subject
  • Functional knowledge of the French language (asset)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills



The internship will be remotely until further notice and otherwise, at the company's Toronto office, located at 522 University Avenue or Vancouver office at 400-988 W Broadway depanding on your location.

iA Financial Group allows you to develop through its COACHING approach in AGILE/SCRUM mode in a LEAN business context.

Training:  We take care of your integration into the team and your training. You will be paired with an internship supervisor with the knowledge to advise you and lead you in your day-to-day tasks.

We offer a stimulating internship environment, with several social activities during your time with us. You're also free to have a flexible schedule, and access to a gym and a low-cost cafeteria service!

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.