Purpose of Job
This position is available 100% remotely.
Primary responsibilities include developing and managing the
Real Estate 1st line Information Technology (IT) control oversight
program. Work will include support of functions aligned with the
Enterprise Risk framework in the areas of Information /
Cybersecurity, Business Continuation resiliency program and 3rd
Work closely with Real Estate business stakeholders, process
owners to identify, assess and provide subject matter expertise in
remediation of technology risks in Real Estate business processes.
Provide technology and risk related inputs to various Real Estate
Promotes risk-awareness and the overall effectiveness of risk
and compliance management programs, risk analytics and operations
in the business. This role will partner and collaborate with
Compliance and Risk Management, as well as Business Operations, IT,
Audit Services, and Regulators to support risk and compliance-based
initiatives. Responsible for supporting business leader adherence
to the established risk framework and ongoing supervision of
business controls; including, risk and control self-assessments,
identification and evaluation of control effectiveness, identifying
control failures, facilitating risk and compliance remediation,
internal and external audits and regulatory exams, and monitoring
of the first line of defense to minimize risk exposures and
strengthen the overall control environment. Manages risk assessment
data and identifies key data-driven insights tied to first line of
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* Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem
from business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are
effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for
* Directs and oversees multiple initiatives in support of risk
and/or regulatory compliance related initiatives including but not
limited to: oversight of procedures/process, accurate regulatory
reporting and filing, document governance, risk control
self-assessments, procedure governance, control design, new product
controls, CoSA Third Party Governance, or quality governance.
* Applies a holistic understanding of risk and regulatory
compliance to includes business strategies and solutions.
* Responsible for first line of defense data analysis, report
preparation and trend analysis, utilizing business intelligence
* Designs solutions for unanswered business questions and
anticipates future business needs.
* Directs, organizes and oversees action plans designed to
enhance governance practices in alignment with risk and compliance
* Influences and develops innovative solutions to mitigate risk
and prevent risk exposures which result in significant business
* Manages the most complex projects involving cross-functional
areas within the first line of defense.
* Defines and outlines new approaches to problem resolution and
leads project team from concept through implementation.
* Advises senior management on the status of their control
environment related to risk identification and control
* Identifies critical areas to monitor and escalates issues and
findings to appropriate stakeholders.
* Serves as a primary resource to cross functional team members
and advises on risk mitigation opportunities.
* Stays informed of changes to the regulatory environment to
ensure proper compliance with processes and requirements are
* Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of related experience
beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a
* 8 years of experience supporting risk and/or compliance
related activities in a financial services operating environment or
other relevant industry or 8 years of experience in a relevant
quantitative discipline or advanced degree or designation in a risk
management or quantitative discipline, and 6 years of experience
supporting risk and/or compliance related activities or PhD in a
risk management or quantitative discipline, and 4 years of
experience supporting risk and/or compliance related
*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer
some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes.
Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at
a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
* 12 or more years of relevant experience in a senior level
position, with a large bank or financial services company
(consolidated assets of at least $50 Billion) or big four
* Experience developing and managing Information Technology Risk
programs and strong partnership and collaboration skills in working
with business partners in mitigating technology risks.
* In depth knowledge of industry related standards (ISO, COSO,
COBIT, NIST) and experience implementing related requirements.
* Ability to communicate requirements to staff and leaders in
simple and clear terms.
* Experience preparing and presenting data, findings and
recommendations to various levels of employees, senior leadership,
regulators and 3rd parties.
* Experience managing or supporting a Business Continuation
resiliency, Third Party oversight program to account for key
operations and include data center migration and 3rd/4th party
* Ability to address both tactile and strategic objectives
throughout planning, implementation and management of direct
employees or matrix management.
The above description reflects the details considered necessary
to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be
construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be performed in the job.
At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in
the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress
environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along
with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our
career path planning and continuing education will assist you with
your professional goals.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
For Internal Candidates:
Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire
or date of placement) or must have managers approval prior to
Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is
11/12/20 by 11:59 pm CST time .