EY Financial Services, Technology Transformation - Technology Resiliency Senior in Topeka, Kansas
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Job Title: Financial Services, Technology Transformation – Technology Resiliency Senior
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Working on projects that cross financial sectors, the experiences you gain here will be invaluable. You will help businesses realize the value from their IT investments supporting strategy, improving the customer experience and driving growth. As part of a high-performing team, you will provide advice on technology enablement, as well as the strong affect IT has during major program transformations.
Your key responsibilities
You will support either stand-alone projects or elements of multiple client engagements. You will monitor progress, risks/issues and confirm that key stakeholders are kept informed on progress and outcomes. Seniors are expected to build client relationships, foster an innovative culture and mentor junior consultants while actively participating in our sales program and supporting practice development activities.
We currently have career opportunities in FSO’s practice, focusing on Technology Resiliency Services. The Resiliency Services Senior role is to support the delivery of enterprise level Resiliency consulting services in an advisory capacity. A representative client base includes large multi-national Financial Services clients. Representative services include designing, developing, and deploying resiliency strategies, programs, and solutions to enable and support overall business operations. The Senior is a key member of the EY Resiliency Services Consulting Team that will support the delivery of engagements to conduct Technology Resiliency Assessments, and design Technology Resiliency services aligned to defined business goals and objectives. In addition, the consultant will develop and use applicable Resiliency Operating Model(s) combined with proven industry methodologies, and frameworks to develop engagement collateral, reports, work deliverables, engagement documentation, and project status updates as required. The Senior role will also support the Manager, Senior Manager, and the Business Strategy Executive Leadership and FSO Account Teams as required in the sales and pre-sales stages to develop required presentations and respond to RFIs and RFPs.
We are currently seeking a Senior who will participate as an active member of the engagement delivery team while expanding their Resiliency Services subject matter knowledge and participate in the development and expansion of the practice. More specific duties include:
Participate on engagement delivery teams and provide technical assistance, research, and solutions towards successful resiliency improvement programs in collaboration with our clients.
Build and develop trusted relationships with clients and work internally across EY advisory teams to help bring them the most comprehensive, end-to-end business and IT transformation services to effectively address their business challenges.
Collaborate with team members to deliver engagement programs per statements of work that meet and exceed client expectations.
Create high quality work products and outputs based on project requirements.
Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems and technology organizations, including business process and operations knowledge.
Display a continued and iterative expansion of knowledge on current industry trends, regulations, emerging perspectives, and technology to support the development and delivery of solutions that create business value.
Support the development of practice collateral, enablement tools, sales, and pre-sales response materials including information documents, sales presentations, and RFP responses.
Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry IT trends to identify engagement and client service issues and communicate findings to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations.
Develop an understanding of engagement economics, estimating resource needs, pricing work and developing project plans.
Develop time management skills and leverage current technology to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.
Support the ability to architect, build, and deliver complex solutions leveraging industry leading practices and customization based on regulatory mandates, client needs and operational capabilities.
Analyze and document client issues, requirements, and insights drawn from past experiences with other clients to determine root causes and recommend suggested improvements.
Skills and attributes for success
We work with clients to plan and deliver business-led, technology-driven transformation programs. We develop practical, executable plans to manage the journey from strategy through execution. Our team uses industry-leading program management tools to accelerate start-up and enable highly efficient and effective program management.
To qualify for the role, you must have
- B.A., B.S or equivalent degree in computer science or technology, business administration, finance, or engineering
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems Management, Accounting or Finance
In addition to the above, we require experience in the following technical competencies:
Two or more years direct experience in Business Continuity Management, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, Resiliency or Technology Environments, Architecture and Design services (architecture, engineering design and development, service design, operations and delivery, disaster recovery, and application architecture).
IT Governance, Risk and Controls
IT Operating Models (organizational and functional structures, skills and competency planning, etc.)
In addition to the above, we require experience in the following Standards, Frameworks and Methodologies:
- Two years of experience using industry leading IT methodologies and management processes. Preferred frameworks include CMMI, COBIT, ITIL, Six Sigma, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, TOGAF, IVI, NIST 800-53, project management life cycles, systems development life cycles, PMBOK, Prince2, or data center operations.
In addition to the above, we require the following industry experience:
Financial Services industry experience
Two years of experience working in the IT group or within an Enterprise BC/DR/Crisis Management/Resiliency area at a financial services company or comparable experience working as a consultant in a professional services firm delivering advisory services on resiliency solutions.
Experience developing presentations and reports that communicate assessment gaps/findings to both technical, non-technical audiences, and senior executives.
Experience using the following Financial Services regulatory bodies and references such as FFIEC, OCC, FINRA, FHFA, CFTC, SEC, Dodd-Frank and FSARC.
You will likely spend a significant amount of time onsite with our clients. As such, you must have the ability to travel in accordance with client requirements. This travel can be as much as 80% to 100% of a work week.
Ideal candidates also possess or have experience with the following:
IT Strategy Development
Large Scale IT Transformation Program Management
IT Financial Management and Planning
Vendor Risk and Management Programs
Process Design and Re-engineering
IT Operating Models (organizational and functional structures, skills, and competency planning, etc.)
IT Cost Reduction and Optimization
Project Management Lifecycles
Application Development and Maintenance Strategy
Agile and DevOps assessment and implementation strategy
IT and BC/DR Audit methods
Knowledge Management and Continuous Improvement
Backup and replication technologies & methods
Isolated recovery methodology
Strong communications, presentation, and workshop facilitation skills
Ability to record and summarize detailed notes
Understanding of commercial and retail banking, investment, capital markets, insurance, and or related industries and operations preferred
Prior experience working with IT Leadership (CIO, CTO, or IT Director), business leadership (CFO, COO, or Business Unit President), or Risk and Audit offices highly desired
Broad knowledge of IT functions and IT operations and how IT enables the business through effective strategic planning, governance and management discipline
CRISC, CISA, or CISM
ABCP, CBCP, or MBCP
Technology and Risk Management Tooling:
Configuration management database tools (e.g. ServiceNow)
Business architecture tools (e.g. Mega)
Business and IT strategy planning tools (e.g. ARIS/Alfabet)
Business Continuity Management tools (e.g. Fusion Risk, MaestroRs, BC in the Cloud)
Enterprise Risk Management (e.g. SAS Risk Management)
Backup and replication tools (e.g. Solarwinds Backup, Commvault Backup Service, Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis Cyber Backup, Veritas NetBackup)
What we look for
Top performers with track records of the following areas:
Practitioners applying PMI disciplines for IT project and program management activities
Seasoned client serving professionals with experience in the Financial Services industry focused on enterprise transformations
Great communication skills both at the personal level as well as in the professional set-ups
Intensive experiences in business development, leading and supporting proposals
Team oriented individuals
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 25 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
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If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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