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IT Risk Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00365
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Start Date: 11/03/2016
Job description
The IT Risk analyst shall be responsible for conducting IT Risk Assessments and reporting on their results in accordance with the defined procedures within the client. The IT Risk program can be described in three steps below, which shall all be under the operating domain of this role:
  1. Risk Identification - Oversee, Manage, Report and provide Transparency on the clients Risk Identification process including its Annual IT Risk Assessments (ITRA). The IT Risk analyst will also track and report on Risk identification efforts by Internal Audit and provide visibility on all audit points related to risk.
  2. Risk Measurement – Utilizing the procedures defined by the clients head office the IT Risk Analyst will be responsible for collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant data for measurement of risk, inclusive of outages (incidents, problems), outage time, outage resolution, and operational financial losses.
  3. Risk Mitigation – Collaborate with the various teams to defined Risk Mitigation techniques to bring the risk within the acceptable limits.

Day to day responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Carry out IT Risk Assessments based on internally developed methodology
  • Provide reporting support for all Risk based reporting by IT
  • Promote a thorough understanding of IT Risk roles, processes and activities
  • Identify relevant KRIs based on existing and emerging threats to the organization
  • Collaborate with the Enterprise Risk Management dept to help assess risk appetite and set up appropriate risk thresholds and limits
  • Manage risk related projects and coordinate with the different teams as required Collaborate with internal teams to align our operational activities with regulatory bodies such as the FRB and OCC as well as IT Risk best practices

Required: Comfortable with organizational complexity, ability to work in a culturally diverse environment and rapid change
  • Analytical and rigorous
  • Reactive and adaptive
  • Straightforward and clear communicator
  • Strong understanding of financial institutions
  • Strong excel skills for in depth analysis
  • Any one or more of the following certifications: CISM, CRISC or CISSPPRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
    5+ years in Financial Services
    2+ years in a relevant Risk or Audit function