SyApps is a Technology and Management Consulting Services firm based in Greater Washington area, with focus on solutions in the area of Strategy, Process, Technology and Management support. As a diverse end-to end IT and Management solution Provider, SyApps offers a range of expertise aimed at helping customers re-engineer and re-invent their business to compete successfully in an ever-changing marketplace.
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Job Description Responsibilities:
The Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst is responsible for owning the portfolio risk management process that identifies areas of concern, opportunities, and delay, report on potential/known issues to leadership and ITS staff, and collaboratively facilitates risk mitigation plans ensuring their proper closure.
Risk areas include, but are not limited to, operational, project execution, planning, resources, documentation, vendor issues, etc. Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst serves as the subject matter experts of portfolio risk activity and their analysis is the foundation for routine, accurate, insightful data insights. Routine insights produced weekly, monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc.
The Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst administers an audit of PMO portfolio projects as requested by leadership, as well as responds to enterprise-wise audit findings/documentation requests from internal and/or external auditors.
The Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst is also responsible for coordinating business continuity and disaster recovery efforts across and between the Association and ITS.
Additionally the Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst works on special assignments involving data analysis and issue/cause identification.
The individual works with PMs and the PMO to inject rigor into project risk/issue identification. S/he also plays a significant role in the annual planning activities and helps to level portfolio work accordingly. Lastly, the Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst is responsible for owning the ITS Risk Assessment process, which includes close collaboration with the SLT to identify, mitigate, monitor, and report on the risk profile of the business unit.
The Risk Manager/Sr. Risk Analyst is expected to demonstrate significant depth of expertise in portfolio management, information technology and enterprise risk management planning and execution.
Develop, implement and manage portfolio and enterprise risk management to ensure thorough and robust approach to monitoring, evaluating and managing information technology risks across the enterprise.
Identify potential information technology risks and assess impact, probability of occurrence and timeframe.
Develop, implement and monitor approach for evaluating risks, including defining risk categories, tolerances and weighting.
Generate routine analysis and insights using raw and multiple data sources via Excel, as well as author requirements for report development.
Consult with the IT Operations group to ensure the establishment of disaster recovery testing methodologies; the planning and coordination of the testing of recovery support and business resumption procedures in different functional areas.
Assure recovery procedures are effective for the restoration of key resources and for the resumption of critical business processes.
Provide guidance and subject matter expertise regarding information technology risks and mitigation planning to colleagues across the organization.
Integrate IT and enterprise-wide risk management activities with the Director of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
Provide assurance over relationships with external product and service providers as requested
Ensure AARP business activities and IT operations are in compliance with applicable AARP policies and/or regulatory requirements.
Identify opportunities to improve governance over IT processes to reduce risk, champion respective change initiatives
Identify and address risks associated with the use of the technology services provided by ITS.
Share knowledge to strengthen understanding of IT and Enterprise industry and business issues and best practices; evaluate implications to ITS. Relationship Management
Communicate regularly with functional and IT leaders to ensure enterprise alignment and support. Desired Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA Required Competencies
Enterprise Risk Management
Portfolio / Project Risk Management
Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery
IT Audit / IT Internal Controls
Business Process Management Desired Competencies
NIST Special Publications 800 Series
Business Needs Analysis
Qualified candidates will have outstanding interpersonal skills, strong analytical abilities, and a high degree of self-motivation to pursue leadership opportunities.
Experience in IT service environment essential
Leadership experience and time with a Big 4 consulting firm is preferred but not required.
Location: Washington, DC
SyApps LLC is a Winner of the SmartCEO/Grant Thornton Future 50 Award for being recognized as one of 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington Area.
We are proud of our diverse environment, Equal Opportunity Employer. SyApps is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. SyApps participates in E-Verify.