Senior Risk Analyst - Technology

Purpose of Job

We are currently seeking a talented Senior Risk Analyst - Technology for our Phoenix AZ. or Addison TX. facility.

The Senior Risk Analyst - Technology position provides risk management support for a line of business or staff agency in key risk identification, measurement and aggregation, and the understanding and management of risk through appropriate practices and processes. Assesses and mitigates enterprise and business exposures through the identification of key and emerging risks and evaluates alignment with risk strategy and appetite. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans. Leads and executes complex initiatives and cross functional teams within the Chief Risk Office and across the Enterprise that drive problem resolution. Leverages broad enterprise knowledge and/or expert knowledge of core business discipline(s), products and processes.

Job Requirements

  • Partners with key stakeholders in the business to identify, assess, aggregate and document risks and controls, including risks associated with new or modified products, services, distribution channels, regulations and third-party operations using advanced knowledge.
  • Presents findings to various levels of leadership.
  • Communicates results of risk assessments to governance committees, business process owners and various levels of leadership.
  • Implements new risk policies, practices, appetites and solutions to ensure holistic understanding and management of risks according to industry best practice.
  • Enhances and contributes to strategies, tools, and methodologies to measure, monitor, and report risks.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to utilize or produce analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Serves as a key contributor in cross-functional teams to identify, assess, aggregate and mitigate current and emerging risk events.
  • Effectively contributes to projects that impact the organization.
  • Serves as a key contributor on projects that may impact the enterprise or a core operating area.
  • Formulates stress test plans for a line of business or the enterprise including the evaluation of results, and framing of contingency plans in partnership with key business stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance, or a related field required, 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 6 or more years risk management experience or 6 years operations experience in a relevant functional area to include banking, insurance, financial services, audit, project management, public accounting or other related operational area OR advanced degree or designation in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management and up to 4 years relevant risk management work experience Or PhD in a quantitative discipline and 2 or more years relevant risk management work experience.
  • Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be required

*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.

Preferred

  • Possess related industry certifications such as CISA, CISSP, ITIL, CIA, CRISC, CGEIT or CRMA
  • Experience working with Risk, Security or Audit frameworks (COBIT, COSO, ISO 27001/2, NIST 800-53, SSAE16), Conducting SOC1 Reviews and Cloud CUECs
  • 6+ years experience in IT Risk Management and/or Technology Audit, Compliance or Regulatory functions with assessing Information Systems/Technology risks and controls, performing risk & control evaluations in a variety of IT environments with demonstrated background in applying risk & control, security and technology principles
  • 3-5 years experience working in a large financial institution or hi-tech industry directly involved in establishing, implementing or supporting cloud services, virtualization and emerging technologies for financial services
  • Experience in evaluating Cloud computing risks for Software As a Service, Infrastructure As a Service and Platform As a Service and Application Service Providers

  • 6+ years of experience in executing day to day technology operations in two or more areas – server, storage, network, telecom, database or client computing (Eg: SQL, Oracle, Desktop and Server Application Configuration / Installation, Deploying and Integrating Client/Server, Cloud or Hosted Applications)
  • Prior experience at a Senior or higher level, and experience with leading large/complex projects, programs or initiatives
  • Clear understanding of Agile execution utilizing scrum practices and experience assessing software development life cycle processes

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.

USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.