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Tech Risk- Strategic Execution and Portfolio Management- Portfolio Governance, Associate

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description


Led by the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Technology Risk secures Goldman Sachs against hackers and other cyber threats. We are responsible for detecting and preventing attempted cyber intrusions against the firm, helping the firm develop more secure applications and infrastructure, developing software in support of our efforts, measuring cybersecurity risk, and designing and driving implementation of cybersecurity controls. The team has global presence across the Americas, APAC, India and EMEA.

Within Technology Risk, the Strategic Execution and Portfolio Management & Chief Operating Office leads the development and execution of strategic initiatives in support of the information security and cyber security program including change management, process improvement and managing audit commitments across Engineering. In addition, the team is responsible for building and scaling business operations to support a rapidly growing workforce overseeing talent management, project management office financial planning, vendor management, workforce strategy, communication and workplace experience.

Goldman Sachs has one of the most progressive Technology Risk teams in the industry and is continuing to push the development of risk in preference to security within technology and the business. Year on year success has led the team to work deeper into the organization and gain valuable insights into how technology needs to function, what its risk really is and how this impacts the business.


If you are looking for a high-impact position to utilize your strategic, communication, stakeholder engagement and problem-solving skills then our team is the ideal opportunity for you. You'll partner closely with Technology Risk senior leadership to solve complex organizational and business challenges to align Technology Risk with its rapidly changing environment internally and externally. You will enjoy a role that rewards stakeholder engagement, strategic thinking, communication and influencing skills, and program management.

You will bring relentless curiosity and passion for advancing our strategy and agenda for our Engineering key initiatives and accelerating technology transformation.


You will collaborate with a broad group of stakeholders to define a holistic and integrated roadmap for initiatives relating to technology, reporting, and process enhancements. Support an effective governance framework for scope review, roadblock resolution, risk management, and communicating project health. You will fulfill these responsibilities along with other strategic projects prioritized by the organization’s Technology Risk and Engineering leaders.


  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in working in project, portfolio, product or program management, or operational experience
  • Prior experience leading global program management, with a track record of successfully developing and launching product and program management portfolios including roadmaps
  • Prior experience working within an engineering or cybersecurity environment preferred
  • Experience using project and program management tools or other relevant platforms to streamline processes and enhance collaboration (e.g., JIRA, Smartsheet, Alteryx)
  • Experience developing and maintaining engaging approaches to share curated risk insights through interactive dashboard tools (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Ability to work closely with senior level sponsors and stakeholders to create consensus around plans, activities, and measures of strategic initiatives
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement within the program management function, seeking opportunities to optimize processes and enhance efficiency
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and overcomes program risks, and produces program reports for leadership and stakeholders and measures progress against ongoing key performance indicators


  • Data analysis and visualization experience is preferred
  • Background in non-financial risk management, including operational (execution and processing, cyber, resilience, third party, etc), compliance and enterprise risk disciplines
  • Experience with, or keen interest to develop expertise in, programming skills with various languages such as Python, HTML, Javascript and/or C++
  • Experience with, or keen interest to develop expertise in, development of risk analytics, interpretation & productivity tools for cultivating insights into risk



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