Technology Risk Manager | New York, NY | Bloomberg Careers

Technology Risk Manager

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New York, NY

Posted May 3, 2022 - Requisition No. 103207

Bloomberg recognizes risk-taking as a fundamental characteristic of the company’s culture. Bloomberg has designed and adopted a robust risk management program across the organization that is aligned to business objectives and industry best practices and embedded into the day-to-day business activities to promote innovation that falls within the risk culture. Reporting directly to the CRO, the Bloomberg's Risk Management (BRM) team is responsible for the design and implementation of the risk management program across Bloomberg LP. ?The BRM team assists departments in identifying potential events and managing associated risks that may affect the company’s operations, reputation and / or strategic plans.

The key principles governing the program are: 

  • to embed risk management within day-to-day business processes. 
  • improve awareness of risk culture across the organization; and 
  • to implement effective monitoring, reporting and escalation of risk information. 

The ideal candidate will closely partner with the technology department within Bloomberg. You will learn internal technology and cyber security management processes. You will be responsible for conducting data driven risk activities such as risk assessments, root cause analysis, risk reporting, and scenario analysis. You will develop and enhance data-driven key risk indicators and key performance indicators that provide real time and meaningful insights into the risk and performance trends. Management will depend on you to provide them with the information and intelligence needed to take informed and calculated risk and make recommendations on methods for risk mitigation. 

We'll trust you to: 

  • Promote the benefits and strategic vision associated with our risk management program. 
  • Have a strong understanding of operational risk and associated regulations that have an application to technology divisions. 
  • Be responsible for the successful completion of a portfolio of highly visible risk/controls initiatives. 
  • Step into the fast-paced day-to-day business environment and understand the objectives of the business and their existing processes. 
  • Map out processes and identify key dependencies, risks, controls, and issues as well as rank them based on impact and probability.  
  • You will mine and analyze data and link them to processes and risks to substantiate the risk profile of the businesses. 
  • Assist the business in establishing risk appetite and tolerance and monitoring against them. 
  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships at all levels. 
  • Work on the application and evolution of Bloomberg best practices and risk management framework. 
  • Come up with innovative ways to enhance our systems and to make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely. 

You’ll need to have: 

  • 10+ years of experience in Risk Management (includes compliance, operational risk, IT system security, business and IT process management) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Finance, Economics, Information Systems, or related discipline 
  • Solid understanding of risk management frameworks, such as COSO. 
  • Prior experience in working in both a 1LoD and 2LoD capacity. 
  • Solid understanding of information technology including the Software Development Lifecycle 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to deliver work on assigned schedules 
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills to act decisively and independently to resolve complex issues. 
  • Ability to simplify difficult concepts and challenges and communicate them. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels. 
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and effective under pressure 
  • Strong leadership skills to guide organizational change and partner with both senior management and staff 

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law. 

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net

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