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Sr. Business Control Specialist - Technology

Bank of America
Plano, TX
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Company Bank of America

Job Title Sr. Business Control Specialist - Technology

Jobid bankofamerica-17077847PlanoTX

Location: Plano, TX, 75026, USA

Description **Job Description:**



**Enterprise Role Overview:**

Provide analytical support in executing internal control discipline and operational excellence within a LOB/ECF. Gather and organize data in order to monitor and test the effectiveness of ambassador of th **e** key controls and status of mitigation and action plans. Prepare documentation for the tracking, monitoring, and escalation of risk related issues to management. Acts as an risk culture. Incumbents typically have over 5+ years of risk management and/or LOB/ECF experience. May manage staff.

**Job Specific Description:**

Business Control, Monitoring and Readiness (BCMR) is committed to building a strong risk culture and maintaining a system of robust controls to proactively manage risk, and achieve a consistent balance between our business goals and risk management. The team is responsible for ensuring that capabilities are established to drive execution of the operational risk management framework through the implementation of Enterprise and Global Technology and Operations (GT&O) specific processes and tools. These includes risk assessment & analysis, monitoring and testing of key controls, issue management and audit & regulatory exams support. Collectively, this framework enables effective risk management and promote sound risk taking within our risk appetite, and in compliance with internal policies and with applicable laws, rules and regulations.

**Key responsibilities include:**

+ Enabling strong operational risk management - Identify, Escalate & Debate risks across business units.

+ Enabling functions to identify and monitor Key Risk & Control indicators with established triggers and limits.

+ Ensuring Quality Assurance is implemented in adherence to Enterprise QA minimum standards.

+ Periodically Testing key controls for critical functions, reporting findings and supporting gap remediation as needed.

+ Supporting delivery teams on managing Issues and Audits.

+ Managing relationships and communications with key stakeholders, business partners at various levels of the organization, including Enterprise Control Functions (ECFs).

+ Working effectively in a fast paced environment with stringent timelines, global teams and differing time zones.

**Required Job Skills**

+ Deep understanding of Information Technology (IT) Risk Management and Governance.

+ Significant experience in developing, testing and assessing IT controls.

+ In-depth understanding of Software Development methodologies Waterfall, Agile, DevOps etc.

+ In-depth knowledge of Software Development and Infrastructure Management (Software Development Life Cycle, Incident and Problem Management, Change Control, Access Management, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery etc.)

+ Strong process design/process improvement and change management experience.

+ Experience with Global Delivery environments

**Soft skills/Competencies**

+ Risk Sensitive: Ability to identify and evaluate potential risks and appropriately identify and engage stakeholders for discussion, escalation and resolution. Strong analysis and fact-based decision making. Expected to look beyond the issue at hand and raise questions.

+ Communication: Proven ability to communicate complex information in simple terms (oral and written). Influence horizontally and vertically across the organization and diverse audiences. Will work both independently and as part of a team and be expected to develop relationships with other Technology Delivery, Control Function, Risk and Compliance groups.

+ Research: Strong research skills, familiarity/comfort with multiple data/information sources; ability to synthesize findings into a succinct summary/conclusion

+ Self Directed: Ability to prioritize work activity to maximize performance in a dynamic, complex, fast paced environment


+ 5-8 years’ experience in Internal Audit, IT Risk Management and/or Information Security Management preferably from IT / BPO industry and/or Big 4 Audit Firms.

+ Experience of auditing Applications (including ERP applications), Databases, Operating Systems and Network Devices will be added advantage.

+ Thorough knowledge of metrics based risk management.

**Posting Date** : 11/21/2017

**Location** :


- United States

**Travel** : Yes, 5% of the time

**Full / Part-time** : Full time

**Hours Per Week** : 40

**Shift** : 1st shift

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**Diversity & Inclusion**

At Bank of America, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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