We have been engaged to identify a Senior IT Risk Manager for a specialty bank that is the financial engine of Silicon Valley and innovation around the world. Ranked #2 on Forbes’ “Best Banks in America,” this is the bank of choice for roughly 50% of venture-capital-based companies (and VC Firms) in the United States – and roughly half of innovation-based IPOs over the past two years.  They are now actively expanding to innovations centers around the world, including the UK, Germany, India, Israel, China, and Canada.   This position can be based in Tempe (AZ), Salt Lake City (UT), or REMOTE.

Currently with $86B in assets, this organization is gearing up to meet the regulatory expectations for a Large Financial Services Institution (LFI).  As Senior IT Risk Manager you will report directly to the Deputy Head of ERM and will be the 2nd Line of Defense (LOD) lead over IT Risk.  You will play a major role in maturing the 2nd LOD IT Risk program to meet the rigor and regulatory expectations expected of an LFI.  Responsibilities to include: building relationships with key IT stakeholders; risk identification and assessment; aggregation and documentation of controls; assist with implementation of ERM framework; review and challenge; and developing reports, metrics, and dashboards for reporting and communication.

What Makes this Opportunity Special:

  • This bank drives innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world
  • Ranked #2 on Forbes’ “Best Banks in America”
  • Outstanding tone at the top and support from Senior Management
  • Growing Internationally – this bank is poised to be an innovation engine for the world
  • Culture – very entrepreneurial – this feels more like a tech company than a bank
  • Opportunity to play a key role in maturing the risk posture of this growing organization
  • High visibility role with great potential to make an impact and build your brand
  • Great Work/Life balance AND FLEXIBLE vacation policy
  • This position can be FULLY REMOTE

What would make you a great fit:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Must have two certifications (regulatory requirement) such as CISA, CISSP, ITIL, CIA, CRISC, CGEIT, CRMA, or other Technical certs
  • 8+ years progressive experience in IT Risk, or related
  • 4+ years leading IT Risk Management activities in 2nd LOD
  • Must have IT Risk experience in Financial Services, with experience with a Large and Complex Financial Services company strongly preferred
  • Experience helping build IT Risk Maturity building to meet regulatory expectations for a Large Financial Institution (LFI), highly valued
  • Experience with key frameworks: FFIEC, COBIT, COSO, ISO 27001, NIST 800-53, SSAE16
  • In depth knowledge of cyber security, information security, fraud risk management, data risk management, customer authentication and identification of access processes and controls.
  • Excellent communication skills, and highly collaborative
  • Able to function in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Ideal candidate will possess demonstrated working knowledge/depth in at least three of the following:
    • Application Development/SDLC (Agile/Waterfall)
    • Cloud & Virtualization Technologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
    • Networks and Network Security
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Data Management
    • Incident Management
    • Threat and Vulnerability Management
    • Encryption Technologies & Key Management
    • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery

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