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TechRisk Program/Project Manager

Company: USAA
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Job USAA P&C IT TechRisk team is seeking a talented TechRisk Program/Project Manager for our Phoenix, AZ, Plano, TX, San Antonio, TX, Tampa, FL, Colorado Spring, CO, or Charlotte, NC facilities.

USAA values a work culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are settled between each employee and the employee's manager.

This individual will support FIAP (Federal Integrated Action Plan) deliverables and is accountable for execution and success of audit and compliance initiatives. Successful candidate forges partnerships key stakeholders, including software development managers to plan and execute remediation activities associated to IT risk. Additionally, this position understands risk controls and may serve as a liaison between P&C IT and Information Security and Business Compliance organizations.

Participates in the planning, execution and delivery of moderately complex to complex technical projects within the IT organization, under minimal supervision. Manages risk by using established project management processes to address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule and cost. Leads and manages projects to achieve strategic business goals and operational objectives. Serves as a resource to less experienced team members on escalated issues of a routine nature. Collaborates with key stakeholders and work efforts teams to ensure objectives are met.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This outstanding mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.


Our most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 12 million members who rely on us every day.

We are over 5,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.

Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
Plans, directs and coordinates activities for moderately complex work efforts through the development plans intended to accomplish goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes and budgets.
Facilitates development of project plans related to schedule, budget, scope and resources.
Monitors project execution to deliver incremental business value and seeks creative technical alternatives to project challenges.
Assists in managing risk by using work efforts management practices to address execution challenges associated with quality.
Manages project deliverables to control scope and influence sequencing and scheduling of work within a project.
Identifies and mitigates project technical risk and operational impact.
Partners with business and facilitates identification of technical requirements to clearly articulate requirements and acceptance criteria of project.
Establishes overall project cadence for communication with impacted stakeholders, and provides framework for underlying project(s) communication plans.
Participates in work effort closure activities to determine benefit / business impact realization.
Adheres to governance rigor and EPMO processes, procedures, controls, standards, tools and templates (as required).
Leverages existing change management routines as needed.
Understands each project's critical path activities and contributes to risk management efforts on the project and consistently seeks creative technical alternatives to project challenges.
Contributes to the process of defining project plans and project deliverables.
Actively applies a variety of product capabilities to the benefit of the project sponsors, and senior managers on all aspects of the project.
Engages in identifying and removing obstacles and impediments to ensure team objectives are met.
Partners with business to clearly articulate technical requirements and acceptance criteria of project.
Participates in producing work efforts budgets.

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor's Degree.
4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
4 years of experience managing or leading projects or serving in a project management type role.
Proficient knowledge of project management methodology and/or working knowledge of technical software delivery life cycle.
Proficient knowledge of applicable business line, its products and processes as it relates to the technical management, delivery and execution.
Proficient knowledge of applicable laws and regulation and applies to projects.
Proficient knowledge of project methodologies (Agile and Waterfall) and understands how to select appropriate methodology for execution.
Experience on project management and execution experience delivering complex work efforts working with Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
Proficient knowledge of tools and techniques that may include SDLC knowledge, technical acumen, and software delivery methods.
Ability to articulate high level context of IT projects with stakeholders and others.

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

Preferred experience:
3+ years demonstrated experience working in Information Technology Regulatory and Compliance role.
Responsible for acquiring and applying industry knowledge to satisfy regulatory requirements related to various technology domains using control adherence, tolerance, and gap reporting.
Develops strategic risk and compliance partnerships with key Technology and Business stakeholders across the enterprise; anticipates opportunities and influences direction and decisions on best practices, tools, and associated processes.
Prepares formal reports and presentations of findings and recommendations; Presents findings to various levels of leadership.
Demonstrated ability to influence change at the leadership level and team level.
Experience working on agile team.

The above description reflects the details considered vital to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $80,200 - $144,500 * (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Relocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Colorado Springs , TechRisk Program/Project Manager, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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