Chief Technology Risk Officer

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Job Identification Number: 286

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Financial Services

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


A Worldwide Banking and Financial Services Holding company seeks a Chief Technology Risk Officer for their New York office. Chief Technology Risk Officer is a 2nd line risk function accountable for oversight and creditable challenge of the Technology department’s management of their technology risks. They must be able to meet goals and objectives and apply the understanding of control and risk management concepts and systems architecture hardware.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess line 1’s compliance with Operational Risk Framework of bank and deliver proactive management of technology risk facing the company

  • Direct the deliverables to lines of business and ensure quality based on responses from 2nd line to regulatory requests in regards to technology risk

  • Drive risk decision making, monitoring and alerting when risk thresholds are breached

  • Accountable for delivery of TRM strategy, staff development, delivery and effectiveness for team and oversee day-to-day technology risk management activities for areas facing high level of risk

  • Lead assessment of technology risks inherent to business activities and develop and interpret enforcement of technology risk policies and requirements

  • Coordinate technology risk management efforts and determine appropriate key metrics, as well as produce accurate and effective solutions to business area(s) as needed

  • Manage the cyber security team to protect networks, infrastructure, and computer systems


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required

  • 15+ years’ of total work experience; 5-7 years of management experience  preferred

  • Experience in technology, Information Security, technology risk preferred or related business area; at least one security certification preferred

  • Excellent communicator and team-leader, and must be motivated