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EY IT Risk Management – Enterprise Technology Risk Specialist (Assistant Director Level) in Des Moines, Iowa

IT Risk Management – Enterprise Technology Risk Specialist (Assistant Director Level)

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00I37

Post Date May 17, 2021

IT Risk Management – Enterprise Technology (ET) Risk Specialist

Preferred locations: India or Poland; Secondary location: Alpharetta, GA

EY Technology:

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

Enterprise Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the most affordable possible cost for quality services. ET will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.

The opportunity

The role of the Enterprise Technology (ET) IT Risk Specialist is to enable the conduct of business, through proactive identification, assessment, and mitigation, of IT risks facing EY personnel, facilities, and operations around the globe. This individual partners with the Enterprise Technology IT Risk Leaders and business stakeholders to manage IT strategic risks to enable critical service delivery processes.

Your key responsibilities

The IT Risk Management function creates and maintains EY Technologies’ risk management framework, processes, tooling, and strategy. Our primary objectives are to enable EY Technology to build a risk-aware culture, reduce IT risk, defend against internal and external threats, and protect client and EY data.

As an Assistant Director in the ET IT Risk Management team, you will participate in the management of risk across ET including the engagement of firm leadership, the management/remediation of information and technology risks, the interface to operational and business risk activities. You will partner closely with the ET IT Risk Leaders and broader Global Enterprise Risk Management team to execute on the vision, strategy, goals, and objectives for IT Risk Management.

You will aid the organization in understanding the importance of making risk-aware business decisions by supporting risk and security knowledge and championing the need for a risk interventions and plans. You will also be critical to strengthening our risk and security position and continuous improvements to support business objectives and strategies.

Under direct supervision of the ET Risk Leader, the ET Risk Specialist is responsible for:

  • Building and maintaining an understanding of the ET organization and key players within it to facilitate quick and accurate communications to appropriate teams.

  • Coordinating participation and collaboration with ET key contacts to inform, educate and assist in risk awareness and mitigation activities.

  • Subject matter expertise in IT risk assessment frameworks and methodologies

  • Assisting with compliance and risk mitigation process improvements

  • Analyzing risk data, statistics, and reports to ascertain trends and conclusions to present to ET leadership

  • Executing on IT Risk Management defined risk intelligence plans

  • Understanding ITRM’s eGRC system and associated reporting

  • Understanding of risk management practices, including audits, assessments, controls, and risk registers

  • Improving data quality & resiliency of systems across the ET organization

To qualify for the role you must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Keen analytical mind with a deep curiosity in how processes and technologies work, and the confidence to suggest how to make them better

  • Patience and understanding how to build consensus amongst several dispersed teams and strategic objectives

  • Excellent teaming skills with domestic and internationally located teams and ability to build relationships with other organizational groups

  • Strict attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation, and learn and adapt quickly

  • Ability to be comfortable with briefing managers and C-suite level audiences

  • Promote a security-first mind set, ensuring decisions are made without compromising core security objectives

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: information technology, information security, IT risk management, or similar roles.

  • An advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Security or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

  • One or more of the following or equivalent certifications: Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Security Processional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in related area, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), or Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

Preferred Experience:

  • An operational understanding of ISO 27002, ISO 27001, ISO 31000

  • Familiarity with local and regional regulatory requirements and how they impact IT policies

  • Good appreciation of the business benefits of internal control and good risk management and not just for compliance purposes (i.e., not limited to SOX, PCI or other regulatory mainstay drivers)

  • Working knowledge of cloud security fundamentals (Azure, AWS, etc.)

  • Proficiency in advanced reporting and data visualization tools, specifically PowerBI

  • Experience with RSA Archer

Supervising Responsibilities:

  • This role will mentor more junior analysts and assist on-boarding new peers to the team. There will be no formal supervisory duties.

What working at EY Offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.