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Goldman Sachs

Asset & Wealth Management -Security Engineer - Dallas- Associate

Dallas, TX

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Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.
The Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management Division (AWM) provides asset management, wealth management, and banking expertise to institutions worldwide. AWM partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial health.

The AWM Technology Risk function is an information security group embedded within AWM responsible for the oversight of Information Security and Cybersecurity risks across AWM business and technology and supplements the firm's Technology Risk programs to meet the additional unique needs of the AWM business. Our mission is to enable the business needs while balancing controls. The AWM Technology Group is responsible for the following services:

  • Governance - Ensure that our risk posture remains in a managed state and helping to meet the different information security, privacy, regulatory, audit, and firm-wide tech risk commitments.
  • Client Due Diligence - This client-facing service is a revenue protection function supporting due diligence requests from existing clients and prospects.
  • Application Security & Advisory - Operate as the cybersecurity SPOC (single point of contact) for key AWM initiatives.

The Technology Risk Officer role will be part of a team that manages the technology risk portfolio and roadmap for the division. The role is to ensure that AWM risks and commitments are in a managed state. i.e., Manage incidents, firm mandates, and regulatory needs.

This individual works with a broad range of risk partners across the firm to implement and adopt security solutions. Some of these solutions and programs include: leading and facilitating RCSA, Quarterly control assessments, managing risks, managing control incidents, driving down end-of-life hardware and software, BCP testing, reporting of risks to management and risk partners. In this position, you will have a tremendous impact and bring ideas about how to take our Technology Risk team to the next level.


  • Partner with firm central firm Tech Risk, risk program owners and other tech risk officers in a collaborative manner to help manage risk in a consistent and transparent manner and provide challenge within and across AWM.
  • Build the overall risk profile of the division and work with stakeholders to create a plan towards reducing risk exposure in an agile, collaborative, and well socialized manner.
  • Provide advice to business & technology users on (1) understanding of relevant Technology Risk policies and standards and (2) principles of security & controls as defined by the firm's Technology Risk and Control Framework, and (3) adoption of secure and resilient solutions.
  • Perform risk assessments to identify gaps in compliance to information security (application and infrastructure) & BCP standards and policies, for both internal technology solutions as well as solutions provided by third-party service providers.
  • Contribute to the overall risk profile of the division and work with stakeholders to create a plan towards reducing risk exposure in an agile, collaborative, and well socialized manner.
  • Provide an analytical focus when reviewing metrics / programs etc. and be comfortable to delve into details to gain further understanding and review at the relevant level of detail
  • Provide clear and concise verbal and written recommendations and guidance to both business and technology staff on matters of Technology Risk Management.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of global, regional and local regulatory requirements that have technology impact.
  • Contribute to global, regional and local Technology Risk initiatives aimed at improving our baseline on information protection, resiliency and controls of technology processes and services.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve Technology Risk Program reflecting new emerging risks.
  • Promote and assist in the training & awareness of information security and BCP within the region.
  • Facilitate and champion program initiatives.
  • Ability to project manage and drive down risks within committed timelines.
  • Provide periodic risk trends, reports, and metrics to management and risk owners.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of technology experience in one or more of the following areas: Information Security, Technology Governance, Operational Risk, Technology Audit, Cyber Security, Technology Infrastructure or Application Development.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Information Security, BCP, Technology Controls or Technology Risk Management fields is a significant advantage.
  • Strong understanding of the technology implications of regulations.
  • Strong program and project management skills and technology expertise.
  • Ability to analyze internal and external processes and integration to understand risk.
  • Ability to assess and evaluate corporate risk tolerance and translate into goals and new processes including software engineering, IT teams, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Understanding of relevant audit and control standards and the ability to drive and maintain the compliance initiative across the organization.
  • Experience collaborating with a team of security experts in a diverse set of security topics including, but not limited to, security architecture, financial controls and regulatory compliance, identity and access management, penetration testing, data loss prevention, network security, security monitoring, white box testing/static code analysis, and building secure systems.
  • Experience with risk management methodologies such as, but not limited to, FAIR.
  • Experience in Financial Industry/Fintech is a plus.


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Client-provided location(s): Dallas, TX, USA
Job ID: goldman-122305
Employment Type: Other

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