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Third Party Information Risk Lead

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
team provides IT risk management oversight on third party service providers in accordance to JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Third Party Oversight (TPO) Standards.  The TPRM Shared Service team supports all firm-wide lines of business.
As a Third Party Risk Assessment Lead for the Consumer and Community Banking third party risk team, this position is responsible for performing Risk Assessments of third party’s system and infrastructure technology to ensure they comply with JPMC Corporate Policies & Standards and technology risks are managed. The firm-side assessment team will partner with Lines of Business to focus on firm-wide assessments of large technology service providers.
The Team is also responsible for assessing remediation plans and non compliance acceptances across multiple business lines where technology standards’ compliance cannot be achieved. This includes:
  • Identifying opportunities to improve third party risk posture, developing creative solutions for mitigating risks.
  • Liaising with JPMC and third party’s senior managers to communicate and influence best risk practices.
  • Driving compliance to adhere to best risk management practices throughout the organizations.
As a Technology Controls Lead within this group your day to day responsibilities will be to develop and execute firm-wide risk assessments of processes, products or programs, with focus on consistency. This includes:
  • Engage with multiple LOB Delivery Managers for firm-wide third parties to ensure compliance with all required assessments per the JPMC policy and procedures.
  • Drive all aspects of the risk assessment of third party service providers. 
  • Assess completed questionnaire and supporting field work materials to ensure they are complete and meet JPMC expectations.
  • Lead the onsite assessment, providing the overall IT Risk expertise.
  • Identify control breaks and vulnerabilities with a third party.
  • Document findings and work with the LOB Delivery Manager to resolve those findings through Remediation Plans (RPs) or seek Non-Compliance Acceptance (NCA) approvals.
  • Validate evidence from third party, before Remediation Plans are closed.
  • Escalate issues associated with third parties as needed.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to deliver increasing operational efficiency in the processes.
  • Identify opportunities for improving third party risk posture as well as JPMC's third party risk management processes, including expanded monitoring, KRI tracking, etc.
  • Assist with various Third Party Risk Management program initiatives working closely with the Third Party Risk Management Leads.
  • Support internal education and best practices sharing with peers and colleagues, as well as third party education & awareness, as needed
  • Should have 12+ years of experience in IT
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Risk management, audit or equivalent
  • Proficient technical skills, including: audit, business analysis, change management, IT Risk Management,  operation systems and data sources knowledge, performance metrics and reporting, technical problem resolution, project management, and vendor management.
  • Proficient working knowledge within the following risk domains/technologies:
  • Application security
    • Access administration
    • Access Recertification
    • Change control
    • Data backup
    • Data confidentiality
    • Data integrity
    • Incident and Problem Management
    • Information Retention
    • Privileged Access
    • Project Assurance
    • Resiliency
    • Security Configuration
    • Technology Asset Management
  • Secure Software/Code Development
    • Security features review
    • Threat modelling and Security Architectural reviews
    • Dynamic code / Blackbox scanning vs Static code / Whitebox scanning
    • Defects Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Penetration testing
    • Source code management
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively lead discussions and meeting
  • Proficient risk assessment, interpretation, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • IT Risk Management/Audit industry certification (such as CISSP, CISA,CRISC, etc.) required
  • Masters degree preferred, Bachelors degree required or equivalent technical experience
Req #: 160008694
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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