Sr. Manager, Technology Risk

  • Competitive
  • Merrimack, NH, USA Merrimack NH US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 23 Mar 18 2018-03-23

Sr. Manager, Technology Risk

Fidelity Enterprise Risk Management (FERM) protects the interests of our customers, our employees, and Fidelity's brand. Comprised of Corporate Audit, Risk, Security, and Financial Intelligence, FERM partners with business units and executive management to proactively identify and respond to physical, financial, or technical risks.

As a member of FERM's Technology Risk Team, this position will provide support to the corporate technology risk functions across Fidelity Investments.

The Expertise We're Looking For

  • BA/BS, preferably in Technology or related field of study required
  • 6-8 years of experience in information technology risk management, financial operations risk, audit and/or compliance, with significant experience in information technology controls review; experience in financial services audit organization preferred
  • Professional risk/audit/compliance/technology-related certifications preferred (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
  • Demonstrated technical abilities in multiple areas (e.g., technology infrastructure and application controls, cyber security, access management, network and cloud, resiliency, etc.)

The Purpose of Your Role

In this position you will act as a consultant in information technology controls design, effectiveness, management and monitoring across Fidelity Investments.

The Skills You Bring
  • Your expert knowledge of information technology processes and controls and a comprehensive understanding of risk and quality control and assurance functions
  • Your strong process orientation and understanding of operations and technology enabling candidate to provide support in the analysis, development and monitoring of controls
  • Your advanced analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Your excellent verbal and written communication skills enabling candidate to prepare and present recommendations to senior management
  • Your ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and to work under pressure to meet tight time commitments
  • Your basic computer literacy to work on word processing, spreadsheet, process flow and presentation applications
  • Your ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with Information Technology and Business personnel to design and assist in the execution of appropriate controls design and monitoring
  • Your ability to influence information technology leaders in the effective review and management of controls to mitigate risk

The Value You Deliver
  • Establishing an IT Risk Strategy and Framework with a focus on business impacts
  • Providing advice, guidance and IT risk program management
  • Assessing the various information technology risks that the business faces in its operations and implement action plans, policy and procedural changes for risk avoidance and mitigation
  • Conducting in depth information technology risk assessments including identifying and documenting controls, creating detailed process flows, identifying potential gaps and/or inconsistencies and making sound recommendations for improvement and/or mitigation
  • Determining appropriate KPIs/KRIs for IT risk monitoring
  • Understanding and consulting on information security standards and industry best practices
  • Ensuring that associates are trained and knowledgeable about information technology controls
  • Reviewing third party vendors and contracts to ensure appropriate controls are in place and functioning effectively
  • Answering questions from internal and external Audit on information technology controls
  • Tracking action steps and ensure that findings are remediated appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Conducting readiness reviews over large information technology development projects ensuring appropriate systems development lifecycle methodologies are being applied and followed
Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.