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Senior Risk Officer - Fully Remote 058223

Company: Zions Bancorporation
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition Number: 058223 - Fully RemoteZions Bank recognizes that its success comes from the dedication, experience and talents of its diverse employee base. As we usher in the next generation of banking, we're committed to being the premier employer of choice. We're proud to have ranked among American Banker magazine's "Best Banks to Work For" almost every year since 2013, as Best Employer from Utah's Best of State, among the Best Places to Work in Idaho, and "among the Salt Lake Tribune's Top Workplaces. Make the leap into a new era of banking. Let us transform your career.
With benefits starting on day one, 12 bank holidays, profit sharing and company-matched 401(k) contributions, Zions is committed to career growth and advancement. At Zions, the possibilities are endless. You bring the talent; we bring the opportunity.
Zions Bancorporation is seeking an experienced Senior Risk Officer professional within the Technology and Cybersecurity Risk Oversight team. This individual will be primarily responsible for providing risk oversight of the Bank's Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) program including underlying policies, processes, and technologies. This role requires a broad mix of business, banking process, technical acumen and risk management concepts with the ability to inspire, influence through others while communicating to various levels of the organization.
Responsibilities include assessing and monitoring the quality of EPMO risk management activities, advising on critical risk matters, leading various risk-based initiatives and ensuring alignment with the Bank's risk appetite. The successful candidate will help to drive a risk-focused, disciplined and balanced approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk management, internal controls, and governance processes in a complex technology and business environment.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has a strong background in SAFe, Agile, Lean, Waterfall, and general project and broad change management concepts with an understanding or aptitude to quickly learn risk management concepts. A background in quality assurance, design, management, analytics, integration, and interoperability is also critical.
We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter who will:

  • Perform risk oversight of the EPMO space identifying gaps in policies, programs, standards, documented controls, and integrations with other business processes
  • Advise senior management on identified gaps and proposed remediation efforts
  • Serve as a risk advisor on critical projects and initiatives, primarily around project management
  • Perform reoccurring risk assessments and deliver periodic risk reports for senior management
  • Participate in first line of defense councils, committees, methodology/standards discussions, change management or other meetings that could involve key risk decisions
  • Perform control oversight, which includes providing guidance in the development of technical and process-based controls and evaluating controls to ensure risks are properly mitigated and are operating effectively
  • Provide support and guidance in the development and implementation of key risk indicators (KRI's), key performance indicators (KPI's) and service level agreements
  • Evaluate alignment with organizational risk programs and tolerances
  • Review and validate technical processes to ensure they are adequately designed
  • Perform targeted reviews to ensure risks are appropriately identified and mitigated

    A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.

    Required Skills:
    • 8+ years of experience within one of the following: project management, risk management, technology or security function with a minimum of 4 years' experience leading/managing, implementing and/or providing oversight for project management functions
    • Strong familiarity with Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) or Agile methodologies
    • An industry recognized certification in Project Management such as: Project Management Professional, Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), or Certified Project Management (CPM).
    • Hands on background, knowledge and skill in managing/leading projects or implementing programs
    • While this role is an individual contributor, strong leadership skills, proven success working with all levels of management, relationship management, strategic thinking, decision making, managing conflict and crucial conversations is critical
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      Nice to have:
      • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information management, security, or other technical field(s)
      • Familiarity with third-party risk management and operational risk management
      • Working practical knowledge of information technology and cybersecurity industry frameworks (NIST, ITIL, COBIT, etc.) is desired
      • Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Agile or other industry standard certifications focused on technology or cybersecurity
      • Experience with technology management, technology governance, risk management, internal audit with an understanding of risk management principles and practices
      • Technology and cybersecurity risks acumen
      • Banking industry knowledgeSalary range: $110,000 - $125,000 (based upon experience)Benefits:
        • Medical & Dental Insurance & Vacation & Profit Sharing - START DAY ONE!
        • 401(k) plan, competitive compensation in line with work experience.
        • Most roles eligible for sales bonuses + monthly incentives and/or annual discretionary bonus, some roles include mileage + travel time pay, and/or parking waivers (must meet eligibility requirements
          • Paid Training, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and promotional opportunities offered from within
          • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
          • Stable Employer, we are a division of Zions Bancorporation and included in the S&P 500 & NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.

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