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IT Risk Analyst, Sr. Specialist

Florham Park, New Jersey

Job Description

Technology Monitoring and Control (TMC) supports BNY Mellon’s critical resiliency priorities by monitoring the design, implementation and operation of controls that reinforce the integrity, security and resiliency of technology development and operations.   TMC drives 1st Line of Defense Technology Risk Management and Technology Operational Risk, leads Technology Policy Management, delivers metrics reports on technology risks and controls, assesses critical infrastructure, applications and services, monitors associated controls, drives governance and oversight of risk remediation associated with cybersecurity, third-party governance, stability, and incident management, including disaster recovery and supports the design and execution of technology and information risk programs.    Responsible for managing the risk assessment process for the firm’s applications. Working closely with cross functional teams across the organization, candidate will perform in-depth risk assessments to identify and analyze risks. The candidate will also assess adopted control effectiveness and generate risk assessment reports to be communicated with senior audience.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Identify potential threats and vulnerabilities to the organization’s people, process and technology
  • Develop IT risk scenarios to determine potential impact to technology objectives and operations
  • Determine key risk points and follow process for risk assessment and risk acceptance
  • Perform technology risk assessments of applications & platforms using organizational framework
  • Ensure risk ownership is assigned at the appropriate level to establish clear lines of accountability
  • Play an advisory role to assess security requirements and controls and ensure that security controls are effectively implemented
  • Provides guidance and assistance to application teams if necessary
  • Report and communicate the results of risk assessments to stakeholders
  • Collaborate with risk owners to select and align recommended risk responses
  • Support design and implementation of controls so as to ensure that risks are managed at an acceptable level
  • Research and assesse new threats and security alerts and recommend responses
  • Manages and coordinates the risk assessment process and ensures adherence of process by new and more junior team members.
  • Works with global teams.
  • Trains and mentors more junior staff members to ensure quality of output and growth of individuals.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred.
  • 8-10 years of related experience required.
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • ISACA certifications preferred.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Florham Park
Internal Jobcode: 45157
Job: Risk
Organization: IT Risk Mgmt-HR14924
Requisition Number: 1716474