Risk Assessor Lead

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Risk Assessor Lead


Atlanta, GA

Full Time

Full Time


Manager/Sr. Manager

A leading global financial institution and services company, providing a broad range of innovation and collaborative solutions for cultivating environments and driving technology focused applications, resources and products in digitizing workflows and new strategies for their markets and clients. 

Position Description:

The mission of the Core Engineering Department is to provide the foundation for our global front-to-back businesses by providing and managing services and platforms that improve the lives of engineers, foster innovation, increase operating efficiency and enhance resiliency. This opportunity is to join the new Digital Risk Office (DRO) team, partnering with members of Technology Risk as well as the broader Engineering organization to uplift Engineering risk management strategy and governance standards across our firm.

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • The Digital Risk Office (DRO) is accountable for managing the process of continuous line 1 Firmwide macro Engineering risk discovery, prioritization, remediation and governance
  • The role will be to assess risk for various Engineering Domains to identify a rationalized and prioritized list of risks and create a targeted book-of-work for Engineering teams in the Firm.
  • Key responsibilities for the role include:
  • Own the risk assessment, rationalization and prioritization of risks for specific domains within the Engineering division
  • Contribution to the creation of the DRO framework and related processes / standards / guidelines to ensure effective line 1 ongoing macro risk management
  • Support the DRO roadmap to achieve ongoing compliance with, and enhancement to, the DRO framework
  • Participation in risk discovery / assessment exercises
  • Engagement with Core Engineering leads to ensure timely risk remediation
  • Engagement with divisional risk leads to ensure timely adoption of Core Engineering’s platform and process solutions within business teams to reduce risk
  • Identification of opportunities to enhance the DRO framework and related processes

Functional Background & Experience:

  • A minimum of 6-8 years of relevant experience in Risk Management: Risk Identification, Risk Assessment, etc.
  • Ability to understand software engineering and risk fundamentals
  • Ability to work in a global, fast paced environment with a strong delivery focus
  • Drive to continuously challenge and improve existing processes and practices of an organization
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills, partnering with stakeholders across all levels to drive standardization and strategic roadmap
  • Ability to apply judgment to drive delivery, challenge proposals and build consensus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present with impact and influence
  • Experience and knowledge of financial institution fundamentals
  • Knowledge of risk management methodologies and frameworks
  • Audit, compliance, quality assurance, control or management consulting related experience a plus

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