Role details

AVP Technology Risk

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • International Asset Management firm is hiring!
  • Looking for strong Technology Audit or Technology Risk candidates

About Our Client

Top buy side firm is looking for a strong junior individual to help grow out their IT Operational Risk management department.

Job Description

  • Identify and assist in the management of IT risk issues.
  • Conducts and assists in IT Risk assessments related to infrastructure, platforms and applications in accordance with IT Risk Program methodology.
  • Conducts and participates in IT third party vulnerability assessments for various disciplines
  • Recommend and implement solutions to address findings from IT risk assessments.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new IT risk initiatives, including policies, processes and awareness programs.
  • Establishes processes in the design phase of system wide IT projects to identify areas of potential risk.
  • Participates in key or major projects across technology that have a high inherent risk profile to assist in establishing risk controls to mitigate the residual risk to an acceptable level.
  • Measure progress of IT Control improvements, based on business value and risk mitigation.
  • Maintain and develop IT Risk guidance and /or applicable policies that outline the desired standards for risk measurement and clear guidelines for practices that may contribute to a reduction in IT risk.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors degree in systems or related discipline or specialized training required.
  • 3+ years of relevant IT Risk or Audit work experience
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred but not required
  • Experience with IT risk and threat assessment methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Cyber security protocols and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of network and security components, including firewalls.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Preferably holds one or more of the following or equivalent certifications (or interested in pursuing one of the following): CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIA, CRISC

What's on Offer

  • Very competitive base salary + excellent bonus potential
  • Opportunity to join a growing firm

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