Corporate Function Specialist - Technology - Banking Supervision - FRBNY

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • 26 Sep 16

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The Supervision Group (FISG) at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York supervises financial institutions operating in the Second Federal Reserve District. Its primary objective is to maintain the safety and soundness of the financial system. Examiners conduct ongoing supervision, including on-site examinations and continuous monitoring of large, complex financial institutions to identify and evaluate key business and financial risks, including those related to information technology.

The Federal Reserve is seeking a Corporate Functions Specialist with expertise in information technology risk management to help develop our program for insurance supervision. The specialist will be primarily responsible for conducting continuous monitoring of an insurance organization’s information technology governance and related risks, and leading various supervisory efforts related to information technology. Areas of focus include project management oversight of key infrastructure and technology initiatives, information security, disaster recovery and resolution planning. A description of the main job responsibilities is provided below.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct ongoing continuous supervision of the organization’s corporate functions, with some focus on key information technology risks and transformation initiatives. Responsibilities include evaluating the key organization’s project management governance, business continuity planning, information security program, and the scope and quality of IT audit coverage.
  • Evaluate the organization’s shared IT services and critical MIS in the context of resolution and recovery planning.
  • Lead and/or participate in on-site examinations to identify/evaluate technology risks, controls, monitoring and MIS, including the management of business line and technology professionals to meet project objectives.
  • Develop and communicate supervisory findings to Federal Reserve Bank and organization’s management, draw conclusions for annual assessments, and develop forward supervisory plans.
  • Cultivate knowledge regarding the organization's technology practices relative to industry practices, and share insights with team colleagues and subject matter experts.
  • Contribute as needed to the development of policy and sound practice guidelines.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree. Master’s degree preferred.
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) a plus.
  • Background in Technology or IT audit with expertise in project management, information security, and business continuity/resolution planning. Prior managerial experience a plus.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including the ability to draw sound conclusions regarding IT control environments and assess their impact to the business lines and company on the whole.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex technical issues to various audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments; flexibility to adapt to new situations, including the ability to travel if needed.
  • Proven experience as a team player with the ability to build collaborative relationships.

To Apply:

All interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email through the Bank’s career website and apply to Requisition 247380

This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization, and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.