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Vice President, Audit Project Leader (SDLC)

BNY Mellon
Pittsburgh, USA
Closing date
May 8, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 240 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

We're seeking a future team member for the role of Vice President, Audit Project Leader to join our Technology Audit team. This role is located in Pittsburgh, PA or Lake Mary, FL - Flexible.

In this role, you'll make an impact in the following ways:
  • Execute annual auditable entity risk assessments
  • Define the annual audit plan
  • Set individual audit scope and testing
  • Oversee successful execution of audits, in line with audit department methodology and professional standards
  • Identifying risk-based gaps in the firm's technology systems and processes
  • Lead issue discussions with management and obtain appropriate remedial actions
  • Manage the performance and development of staff and the achievement of staff goals and objectives
  • Maintaining relationships with key technology staff to stay abreast of new developments or control breakdowns
  • Engage in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations, or a particular specialty and actively seek to apply this knowledge in the role and pass on to the wider audit team.
  • Prioritizing project workflows.
  • Investigating unexpected situations, providing thoughtful analysis and resolution

To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
  • An inquisitive individual with an in-depth understanding of processes, risks, controls, tools, and techniques in all phases of software development and technology change management including:
    • Software Development Lifecycle
    • Secure coding principles
    • Threat modelling
    • Source code management
    • Change Management
    • Testing
    • Technical Change Governance and integration
    • Release Management
    • Understanding of relevant emerging risks
  • Ability to manage global projects on time and within budget
  • Experience with managing and motivating a global team
  • Ability to collaborate with members of other audit teams

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 5-10+ years of experience in IT auditing and secure software development.
  • Proven experience in conducting IT audits.
  • Strong technical knowledge of IT systems, software development practices, and cybersecurity risks.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, or CISM are highly desirable.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead a team and manage senior stakeholders across the firm

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

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