Technology Risk Management, Vice President

BlackRock

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(18)

Dublin, Ireland

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    courages teamwork, innovation, diversity and the development of future leaders. We actively engage in discussions on career growth and work with team members to understand how personal passions and strengths connect with our purpose.

    Technology Risk Management

    Technology Risk Management (TRM) is a key part of the RQA Enterprise Risk Management group. We ensure senior management has defined technology controls that protect our clients, our firm and support the achievement of firm-wide business goals within our risk tolerance. TRM partners with senior management, technology leadership, information security, operational risk and other control functions to achieve this mission.

    Responsibilities:

    Based in Dublin, the candidate will work closely with local and regional teams across BlackRock.

    • Support the local BlackRock regulated entity (BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited) Board, Designated Persons and senior management team in implementing the BAMIL risk management framework and perform technology resilience and information security oversight, in accordance with Central Bank of Ireland regulatory requirements and European Union Directives.

    • Provide technical advisory services related to cybersecurity and technology resilience considerations leveraging industry and leading practices, relevant strategic initiatives, and emerging technologies and trends.

    • Support risk assessments related to application development, system engineering and application security. Provide challenge to control owners and suggest areas of improvement.

    • Coordinate remediation efforts for risk and control issues and support issue closure or risk acceptances, as needed. Work with action owners to collect and evaluate appropriateness of evidence.

    • Work closely with regional compliance teams to prepare for regulatory requests

    • Support key control committees and groups that govern technology resilience and information security risk

    • Review and provide guidance on BlackRock's technology and information security related policies and standards.

    • Challenge the design of global technology and information security metrics, perform data and trend analysis, and produce monthly KRI and KPI metric reports.

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience working in a Technology Risk, IT Audit, Information Security or related field (financial services industry experience preferred)

    • Understanding of software architecture and design, distributed systems, clean coding standards, SDLC, and/or technology operations (hands on experience preferred)

    • Familiarity with relevant industry leading practices, such as DevOps and cloud, and control frameworks, such as COBIT and ITIL

    • Exposure to regulatory interactions and reporting

    • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify emerging risks, summarize issues and explain risk trends

    • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills as well as an ability to communicate (verbal, written and presentation) across all levels within the organization

    • Proactive self-starter, ability to learn quickly and to take initiative. Enthusiasm and energy combined with a constant desire to challenge the status quo and to drive operational excellence.

    About BlackRock

    BlackRock's business is to invest on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents, grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future. That's why investors of all kinds have made us the world's largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars; and it is the reason why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

    BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

    BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged, and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of employee benefits including: retirement investment and tools designed to help you in building a sound financial future; access to education reimbursement; comprehensive resources to support your physical health and emotional well-being; family support programs; and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    About BlackRock

    At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

    This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected characteristics at law.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities