Risk Specialist

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

Location: #LI-Hybrid

About the Role:

The Risk Specialist will conduct Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity risk management examinations primarily for financial institutions (FIs) and service providers (SPs) under our supervisory authority. This specialist will be responsible for assessing the supervised institution’s cybersecurity and operations risk management programs, information technology operations, and management information systems to ensure they are operating in a safe and sound manner and complying with applicable banking laws, regulations, and policy statements. This specialist will lead and/or participate on examinations for information security and cybersecurity, including assessing business resiliency and third-party risk management.

You Will:

  • Participate on and lead supervisory events and/or continuous monitoring activities related to IT and cyber risk management.
  • Work well in teams and collaborate effectively with other risk specialty partners in conducting supervisory activities.
  • Produce strong written products that require minimal editing and adhere to internal standards and guidelines.
  • Possess presentation skills and can communicate effectively at various levels within an organization.
  • Ensure supervisory activities are completed in accordance with Reserve Bank standards.
  • Demonstrate developing knowledge of IT and cyber-related practices, standards, trends, and issues.
  • Contribute to local initiatives and projects, as applicable.

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Experience with auditing or management IT security and technical controls using industry standard framework preferred.
  • Industry recognized information security certification preferred (e.g., CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP).
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct work experience with auditing or managing security and technical controls using industry standard frameworks such as FFIEC, NIST, SANS, and ISO.
  • Experience working in regulatory/government agencies or financial services is preferred.

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S and the role is not available for sponsorship.

This role allows for the employee to work in a hybrid manner with some work conducted onsite at the Federal Reserve work location and some work conducted remotely. Specific schedule details will be discussed during the recruitment process.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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