Charles Schwab Staff - IT Risk in Phoenix, Arizona


Phoenix - AZ, PHX4701A, 4701 E Francisco Dr, 85044-5365

Michelle Rocke


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Reporting to the Managing Director of IT Risk, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Risk and Control Self-Assessment (“RCSA”) activities, tracking control and audit issues, Operational and IT Risk and Control Management activities, and supporting significant portions of the Archer eGRC implementation. This staff member, in collaboration with the Managing Director of IT Risk, will also foster an open and honest risk and controls management culture across the Business Division and an ongoing state of regulatory and audit readiness and risk reduction.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide leadership in the execution of audit, risk and control management, and systems implementation activities.

  • Own responsibility for leading multiple concurrent risk and control management projects and driving execution of those programs to facilitate the identification, assessment, escalation, and mitigation of risk to ensure the continuous evaluation and improvement the risk and control environment.

  • Assist management with the development and documentation of remediation.

  • Proactively reach out to IT Management, Information Security Risk Management, Business Management, and Operational Risk Management and the larger community to offer support and assistance in risk and control-related matters to ensure an open, adequate and effective risk management culture.

  • Identify relevant regulatory updates to coordinate with the IT business units, management committees, and leadership teams.

  • Research and analyze compliance trends and industry benchmarking to prepare for and monitor upstream risk and control issues.

  • Proactively identify areas requiring attention or strengthening and work collaboratively with other STS disciplines to implement improvements in line with corporate standards, applicable regulations, and/or best practice frameworks.

  • Lead mapping activities for to Industry risk and controls and through interview with management to determine that all relevant controls have been identified and documented.

  • Provide risk and control management consulting services and subject matter expertise as a participant on STS improvement initiatives or in response to ad hoc requests.

  • Manage the process of assessing critical risk and controls identified by management that could impact IT operations.

  • Creatively solve unfamiliar challenges, use personal integrity, and sound judgment, while maintaining strict confidentiality when needed, always with a strong sense of the business.

  • Supervise production of clear and concise risk and control reporting and support ad hoc management report requests.

  • Supervise the development, refinement, and execution of various TRAC processes.

Foster communication by:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with a broad network within STS and the Business

  • Provide support to management, as necessary, during the prioritization process for risk and control mitigation activities.

  • Participate in industry-related forums and training activities to stay current with risk and control management practices.

  • Assist in managing a team of professionals providing IT Risk and control services across STS business units.

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • One to two years of experience in audit

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Experience in Information Security Risk Management

  • Experience in writing technical documentation

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Other Specialty Engineering-2-5 yrs

Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, July 3, 2017

Expiration Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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