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Senior Specialist, Technology Risk Management

Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description

Overview Of BNY Mellon:   BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 35 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team.   Team Overview:   The role forms part of the Technology Risk Management (TRM) organisation at BNY Mellon. TRM is divided into functional teams globally. The department’s remit includes:
  • Risk Assurance
  • Policy & Awareness
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Metrics & Reporting
This role forms part of the Risk Landscape & Control Effectiveness teams, which are a part of Risk Assurance.     Job Purpose:   Senior Specialist is the most senior, non-manager role in TRM Poland team. The role main responsivities are:
  • Driving the interpretation and enforcement of technology risk policies across the business and evaluating its technology risks.
  • Supporting development of End-to-end technology risks picture of BNYM Services and key technology initiatives.
  • Contributing to the development of the organizational technology risk management framework and strategy, and collaboration with other subject matter experts to determine appropriate methods, policies and procedures for enforcing adherence to the framework.
  • Evaluating design and operational effectiveness of global IT controls, and providing recommendations on risk treatment.
    Responsibilities: (Key parts to the job role)
  • Leading major technology risk and control effectiveness initiatives, projects and assessments.
  • Supporting management of major technology risk initiatives pertaining to Cyber Security, IT Security Architecture, Information and Data Management, Information Protection, IT Asset Management, Incident Management, and others.
  • Supporting team heads in managing the department.  


Must have
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver
  • IT Risk experience (+5 years) and/or
  • InfoSec experience (+5 years)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication (verbal and written) skills – demonstrated ability to influence a global organization at a senior-most management level
  • Expert level knowledge in 2 or more: Application Security, Governance, Compliance & Audit, Identity & Access Management, Incident Handling & Analysis, Cloud Security, Network Security, Security Testing, Security Architecture, Threat/ Vulnerability Assessment Management, BCM & DR
  • Natural curiosity and confidence with a willingness to respectfully challenge stakeholders
  • Leadership and time management skills
  • At least one information risk and/or security qualification (CISSP, CRISC, CISM or equivalent)
Good to have
  • Windows/Unix/Linux hands on admin/sec experience
  • Network Security hands on experience
  • IT Audit experience
  • Frameworks and best practices knowledge (NIST, ISO 27000, OWASP etc.)
  • Project Management experience


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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:

Risk and Compliance provide risk and compliance services across all BNY Mellon businesses. Organizationally, Risk and Compliance includes the following groups: Risk Management, Compliance, Global Corporate Security, Information Risk Management and Global Business Continuity. Risk Management oversees and delivers risk services and ensures new business risks are reviewed and approved. Risk Management is organized through Chief Risk Offices for each core business and critical operation. Risk managers provide shared support to BNY Mellon for operational risk services for Global Corporate Trust, Depositary Receipts, Treasury Services and Global Operations in EMEA. Compliance helps ensure BNY Mellon's businesses maintain appropriate processes to comply with applicable laws, regulations, BNY Mellon policies and ethics. This is accomplished through business- and business partner-specific teams of professionals, under centralized global management.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: Poland-Dolnoslaskie-Wroclaw
Job: Risk
Internal Jobcode: 85301
Organization: Technology Risk Mgmt-HR06032
Requisition Number: 1812491