Sr. Associate, Operational RiskApply Req ID: Req0917098 Date posted 03/03/2022
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
The Sr. Associate for Information Risk Management is responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and effective execution of activities in the Information Risk Management (IRM) program. The key program elements of which cover include internal loss, external loss, risk assessment, business impact assessments, KRIs, scenario analysis / stress testing, awareness, and communication, issues and remediation planning, tracking, MIS and reporting, testing, compliance, and monitoring.
Analyzes, measures performance, monitors trends, defines limits according for Santander Consumer USA IRM Risk exposures in accordance to Risk Appetite.
Assist in the ongoing oversight of IRM as part of the established Operational Risk (OR) Framework in support of the first line of defense.
Contributes to escalation, reporting, communication to Risk Governance Forums.
Helps drive culture of risk awareness.
Supports the creation, management, and development of IRM program strategy, policies and models within the Santander Consumer USA to reduce risk for technology operations and Information and Cyber Security.
Bachelor's Degree: Business, Finance, Management, or equivalent field.
or equivalent work experience
8+ years Risk Management or Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
8+ years combined in Information Technology, Cyber or Information Security
3-6 years Financial Services industry
Primary Skills -
Cyber Risk Management
Technology Disaster Recovery and Resilience
Encryption, Key and Certificate Management
Cloud Service Governance, including public SaaS, IaaS
Basic Technology Risk requirements –
Review and analysis of security-related configuration and hardening standards for Windows, ESX, and RedHat servers, Windows laptops/desktops, SQL Server database and network technologies within the enterprise.
Reviewing configuration and policies of Information Security Scanning Tools covering operating systems and databases.
Review and challenge compliance metrics published by corporate-wide audience and prepare conclusions for review by ORM (Operational Risk Management) and senior management.
Review and verify compliance with Information Security related standards and process documentation (e.g. End User Computing and Macro Governance)
Supporting internal and external audit exercises.
Regulatory Knowledge: Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), OCC Heightened Standards, FFIEC Guidelines, NYDFS, GDPR
General Skills & Abilities -
Strong operational risk management principles, methodologies and tools, governance principles and activity preferably in a financial services technology environment.
Ability to independently operate in a complex, matrixed environment; adept at delivering and maintaining productive working relationships across business, functions, geographies and lines of defense
Advanced technology or operational risk, process, and control validation and/or assessment skills.
Ability to handle conflict resolution with other groups to ensure appropriate accounting guidance is followed.
Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances.
Ability to convey a sense of urgency and drive issues/projects to closure.
Ability to effectively interact with the market, executive management and vendors.
Ability to adapt and adjust to multiple demands and competing priorities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills.
Strong project management skills.
Preferred general technical Skills –
A general understanding, working or auditing knowledge for majority of areas listed is preferred:
Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX, IBM Mainframe/Midrange, VMWare ESXi, LAN/WAN/MAN Networking, Firewall Technologies, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDP/IPS), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Cloud Computing, Web Proxies, SQL/Oracle/DB2 Database Technologies, Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS), Email Systems, End-User Computing, Web Servers
Preferred Certification –
CISSP (ISC2), CISM (ISACA), GIAC (SANS) CRM, CISA (ISACA), CRISC (ISACA), IT Risk Fundamentals (ISACA), Certified business Continuity Professional (CBCP, issued by the DRI), AWS or Azure Cloud Security Certification
Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Working Conditions: Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occassional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.
Employer Rights: Employer Rights:This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
EDUCATIONBachelor of Science (BS)
Primary Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Other Locations: Texas-Dallas
Organization: Santander Consumer USA Inc.
As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and clients, we have implemented COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include all or some combination of: disclosing your vaccination status, being fully vaccinated, regular testing, mask wearing and social distancing. As you go through our selection process, the requirements will be clearly disclosed to you.