State Street Technology Risk Specialist, AVP in Quincy, Massachusetts

Interested in engaging with the thought leaders driving technological innovation and transformation at a large financial services organization? Strategic initiatives such as aggressive use of public and private clouds, distributed ledger technology, cognitive computing, advanced access control and provisioning provide significant opportunity for advancement in the financial services industry. While many of these initiatives are designed to mitigate risk in our environment, they can also introduce new risks of their own. The Risk Reduction Governance team engages with these and many other global programs to assess risk at the outset and drive the integration of risk reduction throughout the duration of the program. This team drives a consistent, global focus on technology risk and provides a holistic risk and control view via transparent Top Risk Reporting, ensuring the glide path of risk reduction efforts is well-understood at all levels of the organization.

Individual will effectively govern and report on IT risk remediation initiatives and provide reporting relative to technology Top Risk and compliance information for measurement, analysis and senior management communications as directed.

  • Govern and report on IT risk remediation initiatives including programs and projects that are addressing and remediating risk
  • Assess design of solution and coverage to qualify and quantify risk reduction with effective plans and correct priority of scope
  • Provide input to the Risk and Control Scorecard, track KPIs/KRIs and Top Risk reports to generate transparency and communication
  • Provide a mechanism to determine inherent and residual risk to drive risk based prioritization for remediation and show clear remediation progress
  • Drive a culture of risk management, risk and control visibility with measurable risk reduction and effective reporting and governance of risk reduction activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in risk management, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Candidate is knowledgeable and had experience in IT risk and/or IT Audit
  • Candidate is familiar with and has experience managing small to medium initiatives including timelines, status, interdependency and risk management
  • Candidate exhibits ability to solve complex problems with support from management
  • Candidate manages stakeholder needs and expectations while providing consistent and regular communications with support from management
  • Candidate is able to effectively balance multiple tasks through careful prioritization
  • Candidate is able to work collaboratively with others to produce a quality work product

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidate has a minimum of 5 years of experience with IT risk or technology operations
  • Candidate maintains evolving expertise in financial services, information technology, information security, systems development, change / release management, access security and physical access controls and procedures
  • Candidate is able to work independently while sharing expertise with colleagues and others. Offers mentoring and guidance to others
  • Professional designation a plus (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC)

  • Posted 30+ Days Ago

  • Full time
  • R-587194