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Goldman Sachs & Co. Technology Risk Officer - Identity and Access Management in Dallas, Texas


Your Impact

The Identity and Access Management business unit within Core Engineering is looking for an experienced technical project manager to fulfill the Technology Risk Officer (TRO) role. The role of a Technology Risk Officer is primarily to be a trusted advisor of the Business Unit (BU) Head in all aspects of risk and to understand in detail the risk profile of the BU. The TRO will also be a subject matter expert in their BU and able to understand the associated challenges and nuances. The role is focused on risk identification, dialogue and remediation.

How will you fulfill your potential?

  • Partner with Tech Risk, risk program owners and other TROs in a collaborative manner to help manage risk in a consistent and transparent manner and provide challenge within and across BUs where required

  • Be a culture carrier and role model and risk champion within their BU

  • Provide risk based input to the Technology strategy for their BU

  • Help with awareness and prioritization of risk related work programs within their BU and across BUs, and approach this from a risk perspective

  • Work with other TROs to identify risk mitigation opportunities across the division

  • Identify risks within their BU that may have a broader impact and escalate these to appropriate risk committees to allow for roll-out of Technology-wide programs as appropriate

  • Review key management information (MI) presented at the Technology Division Risk Committee (TDRC) and regional equivalents

  • Measure and challenge BUs on the performance of their risk management, other agreed mandates and priorities

  • Define and influence strategy for driving compliance / achievement of agreed risk reduction efforts throughout BU

  • Propose areas for challenge at divisional risk committees

  • For hot spots, deep-dive topics and sponsored programs:

  • Clearly identify risk issue / problem statement, residual risk and plan to address

  • Drive remediation efforts / champion all relevant focus points from hot spots, deep-dive topics and sponsored programs within BU to ensure awareness and attention

  • Provide an analytical focus when reviewing metrics / programs etc. and be comfortable to delve into details to gain further understanding and review at the relevant level of detail

  • Keep risk at the forefront when reviewing metrics / programs etc. and challenge where appropriate

  • Leverage metrics to assess, discuss and document risk, and to identify and drive new and additional risk mitigating activities

  • Engage in and complete relevant training curriculums for continued development of risk and technical skillsets


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum 3 -7 years’ work experience successfully driving projects

  • Must have experience in coordinating work across multiple disciplines or organizations and be adept at building consensus across organizational and functional lines

  • Must have experience with managing client expectations and communicating effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to translate business requirements into a project plan which includes all milestones, dependencies, and resources; manage the execution of the plan - Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent follow through skills

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Atlassian Jira products

Preferred Qualifications

  • Should have knowledge of Identity and Access Management principles.

  • Technical grounding, i.e. prior grounding in application development and / or technology infrastructure


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Job ID 2021-76685

Schedule Type Full Time

Function(s) Security Engineer


Division Engineering

Business UnitIdentity and Access Management

Employment Type Employee