MUFG Union Bank Technology Risk Management Lead, Director in Monterey Park, California

MUFG Group

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Job Summary

Technology Risk Management Director is responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of the Technology Risk Management (TRM) Control Officers aligned to operating unit Process Owners or Business Unit Risk Managers (BURMs). The role will responsible for supporting development, implementation, and ongoing management of Technology Risk function under TIO First Line of Defense (FLOD) program and enforcing policies & procedures developed to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations. The TRM Director will work various groups to plan, develop, and implement Technology Risk Management frameworks in line with established deadlines, and will interact with Compliance, Legal, Risk, and all other corporate groups supporting the execution of the program

People Management Responsibilities

  • Identifies, recruits, and manages a small team of Technology Risk Management Control subject matter experts (SMEs)

  • Provides senior level leadership to subordinates including assigning and managing work, monitoring performance, and conducting performance appraisals

  • Ensures all committed deliverables and associated timeframes are met

  • Controls budgets; ensures financials and staffing levels are inline with approved budget on an ongoing basis

  • Understands workload in order to easily flex with the changing internal and external environments in which we work

Process Responsibilities

  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of the technology risk function under TIO, including implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks

  • Drive the development of and manage processes to identify and evaluate operating unit’s risks and risk and control self-assessments

  • Manage the process for developing risk policies and procedures, risk limits, and approval authorities for operating units

  • Manage execution of all remediation steps and corrective action plans from control review findings to implementation

  • Provide TIO with Risk Control SME advisory service, adopting a partnership approach, in order to minimize risk and offering solutions to mitigate and lessen the cost of risk

  • Establish strong relationships with key functional stakeholders including first line of defense business lines, Risk, Compliance, and Internal Audit Instill confidence by demonstrating credibility and expertise on control issues

  • Maintain the highest level of personal integrity in all dealings thereby mitigating reputational risk to MUB

  • Train others on the Risk Control methodologies and reinforce an inherent culture of accountability and ownership for implementation and execution of controls across all levels and functions within the organization

  • Consolidate reports for senior management for KRI/KPI as well as reporting project-based update


  • Stakeholder management and working across various parts of the organization

  • Communicates information risk matters to senior management


  • 5-10 years of related experience within a large financial services firm or advisory/consulting firm including experience as an internal auditor and or public accountant or compliance officer

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong MS Office skills along with strong oral and written communication skills

  • Able to collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders

  • Able to enforce and communicate related policies, procedures, and guidelines

  • Able to be an SME on technology risk management


  • Proven knowledge of technology risk management processes, methodologies and tools

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry and its regulations / laws

  • Understanding of control and technology risk management concepts and knowledge of the operational aspects of the information risk business

  • Understanding of respective industry best practices (e.g., NIST, ISO, COBIT, OWASP, ITIL)

  • Knowledge of technology risk management policies, methods, standards, processes, governance models, and industry standard risk analysis approach.

  • Knowledge of current industry trends in information risk management


  • At least one security certification is preferred, such as Certified Information Security Management (CISM), Certified Risk Information Security Control (CRISC), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required; Master's preferred

Why Work for MUFG? We are a financially strong and stable bank. We value workplace diversity. We are committed to the training and development of our employees. Innovative vacation benefits. We offer a matching 401k, a Retirement Plan, a variety of Flexible Health Benefits.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans.

Job: *Risk & Compliance

Title: Technology Risk Management Lead, Director

Location: CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park

Requisition ID: 10009607-WD