Compliance Advisor I

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking talented Compliance Advisor I for our San Antonio, TX or Phoenix, AZ facility.

Leads and motivates cross-functional team members in strategy development and implementation of compliance solutions. Independently performs complex and often unique work assignments and problem resolution within a CoSA and enterprise projects. Serves as the subject matter expert to ensure documents, projects, processes, and product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy

Job Requirements

  • Conducts reviews of laws and regulations for business impact.
  • Completes accurate risk assessments, develops recommendations and coordinates with appropriate counsel.
  • Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature.
  • Utilizes strong leadership skills in interacting with counsel, customers or team members.
  • Builds processes and relationships that facilitate productive teamwork.
  • Provides compliance input on business action plans, projects or operational requests.
  • Gathers information, analyzes data trends, identifies root cause(s), and provides information to the business or project teams.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert to ensure documents, projects, processes or product initiatives comply with regulatory and legal requirements and enterprise policy.
  • Provides industry knowledge and/or skills expertise for work assignments.
  • Identifies outstanding compliance issues and oversees proper implementation of business requirements.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of how own area links to other key areas of the company and identifies new ways of doing business.
  • Monitors and assures compliance with regulatory requirements reporting and maintains relationships with regulatory agencies as directed.
  • Coordinate and responds to regulatory requirements and requests.
  • Conducts compliance assessments through self assessment program and examinations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 4 or more or more years relevant work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant regulatory data sources.
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant industry regulations.
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory compliance. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.


  • Expert Knowledge of financial institution and banking regulations with the ability to provide advisory services for business stakeholders. Knowledge should include Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Interagency Guidelines Establishing Information Security Standards, 12 CFR Part 30, Appendix B, Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information FRB SR 01-15 (SUP), PCI DSS Standards, 23 NYCRR 500, FFIEC IT Handbook and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Information Security Designations such as: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), CISCO Certified Network Associate
  • Comprehensive understanding of risk assessment protocols to develop appropriate assessment models to evaluate program effectiveness and quantify information security and cybersecurity risks across the organization
  • Experience performing cyber threat operations to include cyber threat prevention, knowledge of cybersecurity infrastructure and use of cybersecurity assessment tool (CAT) in the financial services, information technology industry or within a military branch
  • Expert knowledge of information security identity and access management and delivery functions, application security and data access integrity
  • Expert knowledge of third-party vendor security risk management and cyber supply chain management
  • Expert knowledge of regulatory requirements, risk and industry standards associated with emerging technology, authentication capabilities, network design/security, cloud computing environment, the “dark web” and internet of things (IoT). Knowledge of leading Information Security industry frameworks (ie: NIST, ISO, SANS) and Information Security and Data governance models
  • Experience interacting with regulators

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager’s approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 07/19/18 by 11:59 pm CST time.