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Technology Risk Assessment Manager



Jacksonville, FL, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · cottonwood heights, ut, usa · Frisco, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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The role:

As the Technology Risk Assessment Manager, you will further support the company's second line Technology Risk Sr. Manager completing risk management activities across technology risk functions at SoFi. This role will require you to collaborate with cross-functional SME’s across all lines of defense to drive technology risk decisions, innovations, and communicate them to the Technology Risk Sr Manager. Additionally, you will play a key role in ensuring SoFi meets regulatory requirements by fostering and promoting best practices in technology risk assessment through evangelizing and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a deep understanding and curiosity of technology risk management and best practices, familiarity with a variety of frameworks (e.g. FFIEC, NIST, ISO, etc.), and strong understanding of technology stack leveraged in cloud environments. Strong partnership skills, excellent communication and collaboration abilities, and the ability to deliver programs that improve SoFi's overall technology risk posture will be a key to success in this role. This role is a rare opportunity to work with a growing and driven team at a fast-growing and innovative financial technology company.

What you’ll do:

At SoFi, our ambition is to help our members achieve financial independence and reach their goals. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member get their money right. You will be a part of the second line Technology Risk Management team dedicated to driving risk management around our foundational technology which drives forward our mission to help members achieve their financial ambitions.

  • Help further define and lead SoFi's technology risk management vision and execution by driving risk assessments, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, and finding solutions for various technology related initiatives

  • Partner with SME’s across the organization to implement processes that drive down residual risk and improve the overall technology risk posture, working closely with engineering and technology operations teams to establish infrastructure and tooling that enable teams across SoFi to comply with requirements.

  • Provide subject matter expertise in Technology Risk and serve as a point of contact within the organization for technology risk assessment concepts

  • Consume technology and security standards, technology processes, and associated control requirements to support operationalization and deployment

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of professional and relevant experience in Technology Risk Management and Technology Risk Consulting, including exposure with a Financial Technology - Framework (FFIEC, NIST, ISO, COBIT, PCI, etc.)

  • Bachelors’ Degrees in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent technical experience

  • 3+ years of experience in technology risk governance; handling compliance, technology risk management, and/or internal/external audits.

  • Strong risk assessment and process evaluation experience; developing and establishing process flows end-to-end

  • First-hand experience working with various technology and governance frameworks (FFIEC, NIST, ISO, COBIT, PCI, etc.)

  • Strong partnership capabilities and ability to build and foster strong cross-functional work relationships

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and visual); ability to communicate technology and security concepts to both technical and non-technical partners

Nice to have:

  • Prior experience completing end-to-end technology risk assessments

  • Relevant industry certifications, for example, CISSP, CCSK, CISA; ability to drive innovation, new practices; experience interacting with regulators (Federal Reserve, OCC, CFPB)

  • Experience working in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides

Compensation and Benefits
The base pay range for this role is listed below. Final base pay offer will be determined based on individual factors such as the candidate’s experience, skills, and location.
To view all of our comprehensive and competitive benefits, visit our Benefits at SoFi page!
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