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Sr. Associate IT & Security Risk at OCC (Chicago, IL)

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The Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) department identifies, measures, monitors and reports risks and exposures across the organization through the Enterprise Risk Management Framework, and specifically through several risk programs, including but not limited to: Enterprise Risk Assessments, Risk Event Analysis, Scenario Analysis, Key Risk Indicators and Risk Reporting.

The Senior Associate will provide critical support to the Associate Principals focused on IT and Security risks by assisting with risk assessments and applying aspects of the risk management framework across the process, risk, and control universe. Additionally, the Specialist will help with the risk assessment program activities, coordinate with other control functions, and facilitate appropriate business unit risk governance to ensure alignment to OCC strategy and short-term objectives.

  • Collaborate with Compliance, eGRC, and Internal Audit to ensure that ERM contributes to enhancing overall risk management across the organization.
  • Assist with OCC’s risk identification and assessment process as well as verify the consistency and reliability for the associated frameworks and systems.
  • Adherence to methodologies, guidance, and standards applicable to risk identification and assessment frameworks
  • Maintain risk inventories, taxonomies, and other elements supporting risk identification and assessment.
  • Help execute the risk assessment process, while aligning to the risk and control universe, and regulatory requirements and expectations
  • Generate reports of Archer data for various stakeholders, including regulators.
  • Communicate results of risk assessments to governance committees, business owners and various levels of leadership.
  • Collaborate on the enhancement and maintenance of ERM program methodologies, policies, procedures, and job aides, including the development of new program activities.
  • Track and update ERM team internal findings, external exam issues, and business area self-identified issues resulting from Enterprise Risk Assessments

Qualifications/Technical Skills/Education:

  • Basic understanding of Operational risk, IT risk, and Security risk.
  • Ability to act as a trusted advisor and provide effective challenge.
  • Creative, independent thinker, with a willingness to develop and drive new ideas.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Must be team-oriented and be able to collaborate effectively in department and cross-departmental efforts.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.
  • Familiarity with Financial Market Utilities; securities and derivatives markets a plus.
  • Ability to work in a highly regulated environment, including with the SEC, CFTC, and Federal Reserve; Familiarity with the Covered Clearing Agency regulations a plus.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency including advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience with eGRC systems (e.g., Archer).
  • 1-3 years’ experience in enterprise risk, operational risk management or risk consultancy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Technology or Security certification preferred.

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Where we are

Adjacent to the Willis Tower, close to CTA, Metra and expressways with plenty of food and entertainment options nearby.

Technology we use

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What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, BYOD program with technology stipend up to $2,000 every three years, $35 per month pay to offset costs of mobile data plans. Open offices, online health coaching.

Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Partners with Nonprofits
OCC Partners with local organizations in Dallas, Chicago and DC to raise funds and support their missions. Employees select the charity and are eligible for up to 8 hours of paid time to volunteer.
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
HSA or FSA accounts available for those enrolled in medical plans.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Includes back-up child or elder care along with other wellness programs.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 12% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
2 days per week work from home program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $10000.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were recently recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Company in Financial Services! Take a look at our blog post here: https://www.theocc.com/newsroom/press-releases/2022/06-23-linkedin-list…

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Monthly happy hours and cultural celebrations to honor our diverse workforce.


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