BNY Mellon Careers

Senior Specialist – Risk Acceptance Oversight – Technology Risk Management

Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description

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.

Technology Risk Management

Technology Risk Management is a part of the Chief Risk Office, which is the Bank’s second line of defense. TRM partners with business lines to enable technology solutions whilst helping BNY Mellon to effectively manage cyber and information technology risks.

We made risk management agile. We believe that unrestricted collaboration and continuous conscious reprioritization are key to effective execution, so we took an innovative approach to risk management and applied agile practices to manage our daily work.

Here your work makes impact every day. Non-hierarchical organization supports free-flowing communication and empowers employees to take initiative. Your voice is heard and your actions seen.

Continuous development is important for us. We support our employee careers through professional development trainings, stretch goals and feedback culture.

Your role: 

This is a senior specialist role in the TRM team. This role is based in Wrocław with the main responsibilities as follows: 

  • Building, improving and maintaining the global Technology Risk Register

  • Overseeing and challenging technology risk practices within the Firm:

  • Risk treatment decisions

  • Mitigation plans

  • Controls improvement prioritization

  • Managing the relationship with First Line of Defense stakeholders

  • Contributing to the development of the organizational technology control and risk management framework and strategy

  • Supporting development of end-to-end technology risk picture of BNY Mellon Service

What we can offer you:

  • Full time contract of employment

  • Competitive salary

  • Health & Life Insurance

  • Multisport card / Cinema Tickets / Nursery subsidiary

  • Pension scheme

  • Excellent opportunities for training, growth and professional development

  • Opportunities to engage in diverse projects due to growth of business migrations

  • A multitude of opportunities to get involved in additional charity projects

  • A collaborative culture and great teams


What we look for:

  • 5+ years of total experience in IT Risk, IT Audit and/or InfoSec

  • Knowledge of IT Governance, IT Compliance & Audit and/or IT Risk

  • Experience in delivering cross-departmental projects in a global organization

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Open-mindedness, empathic listening and persuasive speaking skills, assertiveness

  • Delivery focus, thriving in a fast-paced, non-hierarchical organization 

Good to have:

  • Experience in implementing a risk register

  • Experience with SNOW (ServiceNow)

  • Knowledge of industry frameworks and best practices (NIST, ISO 27000, OWASP etc.)

  • Information risk and/or security qualification (CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT or equivalent)

  • Experience in operating in a regulated environment (e.g. financial industry)

  • Experience in setting up and operating technology governance 

  • Openness for being a part of a global team


If you apply for this role this means you agree with the following statement:


Through my application for a role with BNY Mellon (Poland) sp. z.o.o. (the Company) I hereby authorize the Company to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment. Furthermore I declare that I am aware of the voluntary submission of data and I am informed about the right to access the data and the right to correct it, pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act of 29 August 1997 (Journal of Laws [Dz.U] No. 133, item 883)”. I authorise the Company to process my personal data for future recruitment processes.

Furthermore, I authorize BNY Mellon and its’ affiliates, Taleo (UK) Limited to process my personal data.

BNY Mellon and affiliates registration details.-

BNY Mellon (Poland) sp. z.o.o Registered office – Swobodna 3, 50-088 Wroclaw

The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited – 1 Canada Square, London, E14 5AL

The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV – 46 Rue Montoyerstraat, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Taleo (UK) Limited Registered office - 78-586 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RP, United Kingdom,

Please note that during the recruitment process you may be asked to provide further information and supporting documents. The information provided may be verified and reviewed, to the extent permitted by the law, as to their veracity and accuracy.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: Poland-Dolnoslaskie-Wroclaw
Job: Risk
Internal Jobcode: PCSD13
Organization: Risk-HR06016
Requisition Number: 1904979