Technology Risk Advisory, Associate

    • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Dallas, NY
  • Posted 46 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
Full Time


IT risk
Information security
Penetration testing
Risk assessment
Security controls
Risk management
Cloud computing
Computer science
Computer engineering
Cyber security
Information Technology
Software development methodology
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Artificial intelligence

Job Details


Led by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Risk secures Goldman Sachs against hackers and other cyber threats. We are responsible for detecting and preventing attempted cyber intrusions against the firm, helping the firm develop more secure applications and infrastructure, developing software in support of our efforts, measuring cybersecurity risk, and designing and driving implementation of cybersecurity controls. The team has global presence across the Americas, APAC, India and EMEA.

Within Technology Risk, Advisory is the consultative and technology subject matter expertise arm, responsible for assessing new technology initiatives for risk, partnering with engineers to architect and design secure products and services, embedding implementation reviews as part of the SDLC and CI/CD pipeline via code analysis and penetration testing, and guiding technology innovation in terms of security and control across Goldman Sachs. The team plays a critical role in designing and assessing controls for our transition to building native public cloud applications.

Goldman Sachs has one of the most progressive Technology Risk teams in the industry and is continuing to push the development of risk in preference to security within technology and the business. Year on year success has led the team to work deeper into the organization and gain valuable insights into how technology needs to function, what its risk really is and how this impacts the business.


In this role, you will support Technology Risk Advisory in delivering best in class advisory support and technology solutions across the Information Security risk domains, including scalable uplifts of common core security solutions for use across Goldman Sachs, conducting cyber risk assessments and driving risk reduction across the portfolio

The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of regulations that govern this space, be well versed in risk assessments and a demonstrated ability in helping counterparts manage risk


Job Responsibilities: Support the Technology Risk Advisory function by helping to shape the Vendor Technology Risk strategy, leading a team that assesses risk and working with Business Units to manage risk portfolios.

As the Vendor Risk Program Associate, you will be part of or oversee a team that is responsible for assessing and managing the portfolio vendor Information Security Risk across the firm. Your team will be responsible for all Vendor Technology Risk related initiatives and assessments, including core assessments of a vendor's logical security controls, Cloud assessments, Mobile assessments and Application assessments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Be well versed in risk assessments and a demonstrated ability in helping counterparts manage risk
  • Have in the past worked with Legal to develop and on an ongoing basis, review Information Security contractual requirements
  • Understanding of well recognized risk management frameworks and a proven track record of implementation
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory landscape and its applicability to the vendor ecosystem
  • Good understanding of Information Security controls, along with preferred and alternative implementations
  • Working knowledge of new technology e.g., Cloud computing/AI and understanding of how to assess related risks
  • Working knowledge of the overall Procurement process and a clear understanding of Technology Risk's role in that process
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System/Computer Engineering, Cyber-Security, Information Security, Information Technology or Risk Management is preferred
  • Prior experience conducting IT/cyber security audits
  • One or more of the following Certificates; CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is$115,000-$180,000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

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