JPMorgan Chase Corporate Technology Operational Risk Oversight – Risk VP in Plano, Texas

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, commercial banking, financial services for small business and consumers, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.

The Technology Operational Risk Office (Technology ORO) is a firm-wide group within Risk with oversight responsibility for the implementation of the JPMC Operational Risk Management Framework (ORMF) for Global Technology (GT). The Technology ORO provides an independent view of Technology & Cybersecurity risk to the firm’s management and Board of Directors. The Technology ORO interacts directly with executive leadership, key functional areas of Technology and Operational Risk Officers across lines of business.

Risk Analyst VP

Key responsibilities include:

  • Technology Project Portfolio Risk Oversight - Oversee process for evaluation of projects within the GT portfolio and their impact on operations. This will requiring exceptional coordination with the line of business Technology ORO partners, Regional Technology ORO partners and GT teams.

  • Dependency Risk Management – Participate in the development of this function. Dependencies on application and infrastructure are key internal risk areas requiring a diligent review process that can capture risk from multiple levels (e.g. saturation, capacity, and feasibility). Understanding the internal and external dependencies is key to managing the firm’s interconnectedness.

  • Risk Assessment - Work with appropriate technology areas to identify potentially elevated risk concentrations globally and perform assessments of the corresponding inherent risks and mitigating controls. Recommend any adjustments as required to meet JPMC policy, regulatory requirement, and industry best practices

  • Independent Challenge - Independent Challenge of the risk assessments including adherence to the standards and independent review of residual risk results.

  • As needed, perform and oversight of and communicate operational risks through participation in Control Committees, senior level work streams, major change management programs, point-in-time issue escalation, industry and regulatory meetings, internal strategic efforts and review of internal operational risk events

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in technology with recent experience (5+years) focused on financial services experience highly desired. Knowledge of the JPMC technical environment and standards is advantageous.

  • Ability to understand complex technical systems and the business processes they support and synthesize the corresponding risks and controls and recommend adjustments if required.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, inquisitive nature and comfort challenging current practices

  • Understanding of technology risk management and control principles including ability to anticipate and identify risks and effective mitigants

  • Confidence to take ideas forward and to challenge others, where appropriate

  • Adept at developing relationships with senior business executives with a reputation for partnering across organization lines to mitigate risks

  • Strong organizational, project management, and multi-tasking skills with demonstrated ability to manage expectations and deliver results

  • High level of professionalism, self-motivation, and sense of urgency. Able to work with limited supervision and make independent decisions with a track record of leading by influence

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Information Security or related field; post graduate degree a plus

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