Robert Half Financial Services Risk Management & Governance Associate Director in HOUSTON, Texas
Financial Services Risk Management & Governance Associate Director
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We strive to recruit and hire the best talent, and it does not stop there. Once you join us, we promise to help you bring your career to life through exceptional work experiences, a culture passionate about learning and development, and a dedication to what matters to you.
Are you inspired to make a difference?
Then you have come to the right place.
Where We Need You:
The Houston office is seeking a Technology Risk Management & Governance Associate Director to join our growing team.
What You Can Expect:
Associate Directors take the lead role in strengthening our relationships with key clients and provide seamless guidance in the completion of these engagements. Associate Directors have a solid understanding of their client’s business and demonstrate technical competence in their solution and industry. Associate Directors have the opportunity to develop new projects at loyal clients and also help identify new developing clients. Associate Directors are responsible for the success of all client - related work within their portfolio and manage the success of these engagements. Associate Directors develop lasting relationships within the business community and are respected for their areas of expertise.
What Will Help You Be Successful:
You are passionate about building t rusted relationships with C-level executives and providing superior service that is used as a reference in obtaining additional work.
You take the lead role in maintaining primary contact with significant clients while managing their expectations, project scope , and related operational matters.
You enjoy participating in engagement sales opportunities and consistently develop work at existing clients.
You have an interest in converting client business challenges into additional sales opportunities.
You enjoy discovering new opportunities with current and potential clients and through thought leadership, proposal writing , and client interactions.
You design and develop thought leadership materials to be shared with your colleagues and your network.
You promote Protiviti’s mission, vision , and values and encourage collaboration across your teams to ensure effective execution.
You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.
Do Your Talents Include the Following?
Experience in technology risk management and/or technology audit, compliance, or regulatory functions with assessing technology risks and controls, performing risk and control evaluations in a variety of IT environments with demonstrated background in applying risk and control, security, and technology principles
Experience with frameworks including ITIL, COBIT , and/or COSO.
Technical experience across all aspects of the SDLC DevOps lifecycle including source code version control, code quality, build management, containerization, orchestration, continuous testing / automated tools, automated integration testing, automated regression testing, security testing, etc.
Technical experience reviewing the work of first - line technology and providing effective challenges to their solution design, build, and control effectiveness evidence
Ability to execute and assess against FFIEC IT Exam Handbook to validate IT risk
Experience evaluating IT architecture design for infrastructure, virtualization, cloud technology and business technology architecture for financial institutions in context with specific risks involving scalability
Experience assessing program and project management competencies for risk management control effectiveness across methodologies (i.e., Waterfall, SAFE, SCRUM)
Experience evaluating key technology processes, such as asset management, issue management, patch management , and/or change management
Previous experience with FSI p roducts/ s ervices areas is preferred, including but not limited t o c ommercial b anking, capital markets , b ank ca rds/ p ayments, i nsurance, a sset m anagement or broker- dealer
Ability to work with a diverse portfolio of clients across industries
Supervisory experience of teams including Consultants, Senior Consultants, Managers , and Senior Managers
Advanced project management and status reporting capabilities
Ability to network and build relationships
Ability to network and build relationships at the C- level
Ability to develop timely and relevant thought leadership on emerging trends and technologies
Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. MIS, CIS) required
12 + years in a related field required; preferably in professional services and/or industry
Certifications including but not limited to disciplines such as architecture (e.g., TOGAF), application life cycle management (e.g., PMP, Agile Scrum/Product Owner, SAFe , DevOps), service management (e.g., ITIL) , CISSP, CISM, CRISC are strongly preferred
Technology specific certifications around VMware, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, MCSA/MCSE, Cisco, etc. are a plu s
Do You Love Exploring New Places?
We travel throughout the month frequently based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out - of - state locations.
Protiviti is not registered to hire or employ personnel in the following states – Montana, West Virginia, Alaska.
Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.
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