Technology Risk Associate – Global Markets Division Tech Risk

Location(s) UK-London
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Software Engineer
Business Unit
Sec Div Engineering Mgmt
Employment Type


Global Markets Division Technology Risk is leading threat, risk analysis and data science initiatives that are helping to protect the division and our clients from information and cyber security risks. Our team equips the division with the knowledge and tools to measure risk, identify and mitigate threats and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information for our clients, internal business functions, and our extended supply chain.

The Technology Risk Analyst delivers best in class advisory support and technology risk management solutions across the information security risk domain including scalable uplifts of common core security solutions for use across Goldman Sachs. Prevents the misuse, unauthorized disclosure, or loss of firm data across e-mail, file transfer, and the Internet. Ensures business continuity and technology resilience by safeguarding Goldman Sachs from major operational disruptions through preventative measures including business planning, capability design, and the testing of mitigants.



  • Planning and ensuring delivery for strategic projects
  • Communicating status to key stakeholders and management
  • Escalating and mitigating execution risks/issues to minimize impacts to the projects
  • Leveraging technology and tools to streamline processes
  • Tracking incidents and deliverables
  • Driving problem management and engineering solutions


  • Experience completing control reviews, risk assessments, scenario analysis, and other similar assessment methodologies
  • Experience completing incident / event post-mortems including the assessment of impact and proposal of control failures / enhancements
  • Experience in program / demand management including near-term control improvements and long-term strategic control remediation
  • Ability to work collaboratively in managing a portfolio of risk management activities contiguously
  • A good understanding of technology platforms
  • Basic knowledge of different operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies from an IT risk and controls perspective
  • Ability to spot opportunities to add value and work with colleagues in other lines of business to help find solutions to the challenges they face
  • Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and deliver well under pressure
  • 3+ years’ experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of ITGC controls, processes and methodologies
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills required
  • Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise and understandable manner.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and proactively with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in PowerPoint to visually reperesent the data and communicate the key points


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Project/Program Management background with a successful track record of delivering & maintaining effective solutions
  • Follows through project tasks to completion, identifying gaps and ensures proper testing, and communicates status to stakeholders
  • Management of project pipeline and prioritization of project tasks
  • Proficient in the use of task management tooling such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint
  • Represents changes appropriately at forums
  • Experience working as part of a global team
  • A passion for, and deep understanding of, the technical aspects of information security with particular focus on identify and access management
  • Able to engage with senior business and technology management to drive clarity, compromise and conclusions



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