Risk Analyst Lead - IT Risk
Posted on: January 2, 2020
Purpose of JobProvides 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 RequirementsABOUT
USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial
security of millions of U.S. military members and their families.
This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking
at every level.In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40
Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For -, and we've ranked among
Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly - Employers for 13 years
straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage
veterans and veteran spouses -to apply.ABOUT USAA RISK
ManagementUSAA is a growing financial services company and the Risk
Management function at USAA is an important part of this growth. -
It is an exciting time at USAA and in our Risk Management
organization. - We are a diversified team of Risk professionals,
working across all lines of business across USAA operations
(banking, insurance, investments) seeing the incredible growth
first-hand. Working at USAA in Risk Management affords you the
ability to be a part of USAA's noble mission on a daily basis. We
stand behind our 11 million members who rely on us every day.See
what it's like to work for a company where your passion meets our
- Identifies and seeks key stakeholders across the enterprise to
support the identification, assessment, aggregation and the overall
management of risks and controls.
- Presents findings and recommendations to various levels of
- Routinely communicates results of risk assessments to
governance committees, business process owners and various levels
of leadership and influences decision making.
- Develops process and procedures for successful implementation
of new risk policies, practices, appetites and solutions to ensure
holistic understanding and management of risks according to
industry best practice.
- Develops strategies, tools, and methodologies to measure,
monitor, and report risks.
- Applies expert knowledge to utilize or produce analytical
material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand
business objectives and influence solution strategies.
- Leads, assembles and facilitates cross-functional teams to
identify, assess, aggregate and mitigate current and emerging risk
- Serves as the point of contact for senior risk leadership on
projects and special management requests that often impact the
enterprise or core operating area.
- Formulates and reviews stress test plans for a line of business
or the enterprise.
- Evaluates results, and frames contingency plans in partnership
with key business stakeholders.
- Crafts key communications to be delivered to executives and
board members.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.
- 8 or more years of risk management or 8 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 6 or more years relevant risk
management work experience.
Or PhD in a quantitative discipline and -up to 4 years relevant
risk management work experience.
- Successful completion of a job-related assessment may be
- 1st and/or 2nd LOD experience in IT risk management within a
large financial institution focused on assessing information
systems and technology risks and controls, with a demonstrated
background in applying risk & controls, security and technology
- Previous technical domain experience to include Architecture,
DevOps, Security, Application Development and/or Infrastructure/IT
- Possess related industry certifications, such as CISA, CISSP,
ITIL, CIA, CRISC, CGEIT, CRMA or other Technical Certifications or
Industry Training Certificates
- Experience working with Risk, Security or Audit frameworks
(FFIEC, COBIT, COSO, ISO 27001/2, NIST 800-53, SSAE16)
- Experience evaluating IT Architecture design for
infrastructure, virtualization, cloud technology and business
technology architecture for financial institutions, evaluating
software development life cycle processes, agile execution
utilizing scrum partners, evaluating middleware technologies (e.g.,
Websphere) and infrastructure platforms (e.g., delivery
infrastructure, application programming interface (API)), native
mobile and cloud platforms (e.g, Salesforce), and/or monitoring and
deploying software solutions for large financial and insurance
institutions - - -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 package 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 available for this
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