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State Street Bank
State Street Bank
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
Technology Risk Director, Vice President
Location: Kraków

Who we are looking for:
Interested in engaging with thought leaders in Technology Risk driving innovation and transformation at a large financial services organization? The Technology Risk Management team engages with global IT programs to assess risk at the outset and drive the integration of risk reduction throughout the program lifecycle leveraging best practices to drive automation, consistency and quality. Our focus is Regulatory Compliance, Risk and Control for all Technology Risks as part of the corporate First Line of Defence. Our mission is to ensure that Technology Risk is well understood, adequately prioritised, and effectively managed.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Manage local Technology Risk management team and partner with global risk partners in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd line of defence

  • Oversee and quality assure the planning and execution of formal risk reviews and assessments of core IT control capabilities within the global Technology organisation

  • Oversee and quality assure the validation of audit and residual risk issue remediation initiatives, assessment of coverage and control design of technology solutions to quantify risk reduction with effective plans and correct priority of scope

  • Provide thought leadership and guidance of Technology Risk across the organisation, ensuring inherent risk is adequately assessed, appropriate control investment decisions are made, and residual risk measurement and remediation governance are aligned to the firm’s risk appetite and strategic objectives

  • Provide expertise and leadership in driving innovation in the Technology Risk Management organisation spanning from emerging & transformation risk to read-across assessments

  • Identify improvement opportunities to support the Technology Risk strategy’s successful implementation

  • Drive organisational focus, facilitate discussion to address conflicting points of view, and drive decision making on implementation of sound IT risk management principles, controls and practices

  • Collaborate with the Business and functional risk managers across the globe to ensure the effective implementation of sound risk management processes and best practices

  • Participate in global and regional governance committees.

This role requires the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Technology, IT Security, Risk Management, or a related field; Master’s degree a plus

  • A minimum of 15 years Financial Services experience in Technology Risk, IT Audit, or IT Assurance

  • Proven leadership experience in the oversight and execution of control or issue assurance, and the assessment of inherent, transformational, read-across, and residual risks; Experience as a lead IT auditor or controller a plus

  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, and recent people management experience

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem solving abilities

  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and organisational flux in an effective manner

  • Ability to drive change through collaboration and influence

  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to comfortably interact & communicate with all levels of the organization including senior executive management

  • Fluent in English

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Aptitude for learning new and complex environments, processes, and technologies

  • Knowledge and practical application of risk analysis and assessment methodologies, standards, and best practices such as COBIT and NIST; Knowledge of Cloud regulation and cloud security frameworks a plus

  • Professional designation a plus (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC)

  • Project management experience and designation a plus (i.e. PMP)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

We offer:

  • Employee savings plan

  • Premium life insurance package

  • VIP medical package

  • International operating environment

  • Language classes

  • Soft skills trainings

  • Technical workshops

  • Development sessions with a mentor

  • Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities

  • Technical or leadership career pathway

Why this role is important to us:

Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We’re driving the company’s digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We’re looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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