SunTrust Banks Data Management Risk Officer in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: W451852

Job Description

W451852-Enterprise Risk- Technology Risk- Data Management Risk Executive Description

The Data Management Risk Executive provides independent risk oversight and reports to the Technology Chief Risk Officer. He / she is accountable for providing an independent enterprise portfolio view of data-related risk activities for SunTrust. He / she formulates the data management risk strategies, policies, and guidelines as well as oversees their consistent application and implementation. He/she independently evaluates the maturity of the Enterprise programs tied to the following capabilities: •Data Analytics and Reporting •Data Architecture •Data Privacy •Data Quality and Governance •Records Retention, Data Archiving and Retrieval He / she provides input, oversight, and independent credible challenge to the bank’s Chief Data Officer and the Data Chief Technology Officer on the design and execution of applicable controls, assessments, and issues management / resolution. He / she is responsible for identifying and reporting emerging data-related exposures. The executive role will be charged with building a team focused on providing the program oversight aligned to the known Data Management capabilities, with further definition of additional capabilities and corresponding controls tied to this domain. Additionally, there will be a logical intersect with our Chief Information Security Officer on the data protection front. Ultimately, the Data Management Risk Executive will need to ensure that our Data Domain operates in accordance with the Enterprise Risk Appetite. More specifically, this role will provide leadership in working with the Data and Analytics office, as well as the Data Technology CTO to identify, measure, mitigate, and report on all aspects of data-related risk. This role independently identifies and escalates data risk in excess of established risk exposures / aspirational postures to the Chief Risk Officer. Additional responsibilities include: ·Create data focused risk scorecards built off of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), sourced from key business (data) elements, with meaningful and challenging thresholds that drive effective risk dialogue and debate ·Execute required governance routines related to all aspects of the Data Domain ·Assist the executive team with preparing for and responding to external examinations ·Drive risk dialogue, debate, and escalation at both the Technology Management and Technology Risk Committee based on Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), emerging risks / trends, and thematic analysis of issues ·Interpret regulatory requirements and their applicability to existing and proposed program execution ·Foster relationship building by using strong subject matter expertise, excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and exhibiting the flexibility/adaptability to work in a matrix management environment ·Support and drive the development of risk and compliance communications to Senior Executives and Risk Committees ·Recruit and develop talent; manage an organization that keeps resources productively engaged in moving the business forward


The ideal candidate will have: ·15+ years business experience within the financial services industry, or equivalent ·Progressive management experience in a matrixed organization. Must be able to lead and enforce enterprise policies. May, in support of management, represent STI on risk-related matters, including directly interfacing with external parties including the Federal Reserve Board, FINRA, State Regulators and other third party auditors ·Detailed understanding of data management ·Master’s degree in a field pertaining to business, technology or risk Minimum requirements: ·Bachelor’s degree. 10 or more years’ experience Risk, Compliance or Audit related roles within financial services, consulting and/or industry management focusing on risk management, change management and process management. Experience in large consultancy, and/or risk strategy ·Demonstrated proficiency in regulatory practices, including directly interfacing with external parties like the Federal Reserve Bank, FINRA, State Regulators, etc ·Demonstrated knowledge of technology and business process solutions in the financial services industry ·Proven leadership skills, including mentoring and coaching; proven ability to develop and foster cross-department collaboration and working relationships ·Outstanding written and oral communication and presentation skills; strong business acumen and executive presence ·Demonstrated ability to interpret high level guidelines and translate guidance into practical and business-focused solutions that reduce risk Equal Opportunity Employer: SunTrust supports a diverse workforce and is a Drug Testing and Equal Opportunity Employer. SunTrust does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable laws.

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