JPMorgan Chase Technology Controls - Risk Governance Manager in Houston, Texas

Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) is the technology infrastructure organization for the firm, delivering a wide range of products and services, and partnering with all lines of business to provide high quality service delivery, exceptional project execution and financially disciplined approaches and processes in the most cost effective manner. The objective of GTI is to balance both business alignment and the centralized delivery of core products and services across then firm. GTI is designed to address the unique infrastructure needs of specific lines of business and the demand to leverage economies of scale across the firm.

The Technology Risk Governance Manager will assist in the development, deployment and ongoing support of the GTI Risk Framework. A federated Risk Framework will be deployed for managing overall risk initiatives and BAU routines in a consistent manner as well as provide governance and oversight of existing and emerging risks. A key aspect of this role will be to define IT Risk guidelines and underlying procedures to have GTI proactively identify, govern and manage risk. This role will also be responsible to refine risk routines, tools, control assessments as well as key risk indicators to ensure our processes are efficient, effective and appropriately identify and report top risks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist on development, rollout and maintenance of the IT Risk Framework

  • Evaluate risk routines and assessments to Identify opportunities for consolidation as well as control gaps

  • Standardize approach/guidelines for executing risk routines

  • Review and enhancements of key risk indicators

  • Development and support of Governance reporting for key risk functions

  • Manage risk acceptance processes

  • Manage Risk intake process to identify and prioritize risk initiatives

  • Facilitate risk awareness training

  • Root cause analysis for failed controls

  • Support development and implementation of Risk tools


  • 10+ years of Technology Risk experience within investment banking or other financial institutions (previous experience within a IT Risk group is preferred, other complimentary experience would include IT Audit and Compliance)

  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Significant experience in preparing and delivering executive level presentations

  • Strong project/program management skills

  • Prior experience in developing and deploying new processes and procedures, including managing stakeholder expectations , a change agent for driving organizational changes

  • Excellent collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Preferred experience in Technology Risk Management and with Risk Management certifications (e.g., CRISC).

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.