Technology Risk and Control - Database

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JP Morgan
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Vice President (603)

Tech Risk & Controls professionals play a critical role in the identification, assessment, oversight, monitoring, and reporting of compliance and operational risk in line with the firm’s standards. They are accountable for supporting and advising technology-aligned process owners in managing operational aspects of governance, risk, and compliance. Tech Risk & Controls is also responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of controls and risk management frameworks, and they partner with Product Security to ensure design and implemented controls are operating in alignment with firm, regulatory, legal, and industry standards as required. Tech Risk & Controls also partners with a variety of stakeholders, including Product Managers (both business and technology aligned), Business Control Managers, 2nd Line of Defense (2LOD), Audit, Compliance, and regulators to develop and report a comprehensive view of the technology risk posture and the impact on the business.

Operating within the Core Foundational Platforms - Database product line, a part of Infrastructure Platforms (IP), you will provide a pivotal role in ensuring our database products and capabilities are operating safely and securely. You will manage the overall book of work for ensuring the compliance of our database products and coordinating Regulatory, Internal Audit, 2nd line, and our Cybersecurity & Technology Control reviews. You will partner closely with both the product management and engineering functions to ensure the work is appropriately prioritized to ensure the technology landscape is operating within the risk appetite and provide transparent reporting to senior management on the overall risk position of the product line.


  • Document and monitor operational risk and control environment to identify existing and emerging operational risk and issues
  • Evaluate and document issues related to changes in the risk environment and operational risk priorities
  • Identify and aggregate thematic risk related to findings and trends (including risk from other products and hygiene) to address within product/LOB
  • Assist product owner with identifying compensating controls for high severity risks
  • Engage 2nd line of defense to discuss risk posture and to obtain non-objection when required
  • Communicate heightened risk that is relevant to stakeholders and customers to ensure transparency and appropriate prioritization for remediation
  • Understand legal obligations applicable to the product and how the processes and associated controls provide evidence of compliance
  • Coordinate and monitor issue management to ensure timely and sustainable remediation and provide thematic analysis to identify trends
  • Maintain Risk Assessment Structure (RAS) in CORE to accurately represent critical processes and drive the right accountability
  • Partner with process owners to respond to internal and external audit and regulatory requests for information
  • Assess and influence technology risk priorities within the book of work that are aligned to control design in the LOB/product roadmap
  • Educate and advise on the process from permit to build to permit to operate

Preferred Experience:

  • 10+ years in Technology with strong experience in Operational Risk including Tech/Cyber Risk
  • Strong experience in various Technology and Cyber domains, for e.g., Architecture, Vulnerability Management, Cloud, etc.
  • Risk management expertise in multiple database products is a big plus
  • Experience in the architecture, functionality, and security of database technologies such as Oracle, SQLServer, Cassandra, CockroachDB, and multiple AWS RDS products.
  • Relevant industry certifications are preferable
  • Ability to work with data from disparate sources to build a cohesive view on risk
  • Experience working in regulated industries, in particular leveraging technology standards, frameworks, compliance, and industry recognized best practice/standards (e.g., ITIL, NIST, ISO, PCI, SOC)
  • Collaboration with internal and external technology audits (3rd Line of Defense), CCOR Operational Risk Management deep dives and testing (2nd Line of Defense), and the ability to advocate on behalf of subject matter experts
  • Advanced level in Office 365 with proficiency combining data sources in Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively communicate and present security risk concepts with business and technology partners.
  • Preferable experience working in regulated industries, in particular leveraging technology standards, frameworks, compliance, and industry recognized best practice / standards (e.g. NIST, ISO, PCI, SOC)
About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

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