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BlackRock, Inc.

Vice President, Technology Risk Management (Cybersecurity)

BlackRock, Inc. - Princeton, NJ

Vice President, Technology Risk Management (Cybersecurity)


Asset Management

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BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $6.317 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit

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Job Description:

Technology Risk Management's (TRM) mission is to help ensure senior management has defined technology controls that protect our clients, our firm and support the achievement of firm-wide business goals. TRM partners with senior management, Information Security, Operational Risk and other control functions to achieve this mission.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a dynamic, creative, results-driven individual with experience delivering programs that protect and enable the business, ensuring secure delivery of services to clients, and that address the risks presented by an evolving threat landscape and regulatory expectations. The role requires solid analytical, technical, and communication skills. Ideally, the candidate should be cognizant of Risk Management practices and have the ability to foster positive working relationships


Establish parameters, processes, and guidelines to assist BlackRock software development and technology teams to identify, understand and manage cyber risk through control education, thematic risk reviews, established frameworks, policies and standards

Assist stakeholders in identifying and evaluating administrative, technical, and operational security risks, threats, weaknesses and vulnerabilities associated with information systems

Assist with the identification, assessment and management of cyber risk and control responses to risks and engagement with relevant control and governance committees

Provide cyber security technical advisory services regarding Federal industry and leading practices, relevant strategic initiatives, and emerging technologies/trends

Stay updated on Federal policies, regulations, FISMA compliance and standards, and cyber security requirements

Monitor ongoing firm-wide cyber security controls to ensure they are performed timely, accurately, and effectively

Engage with firm-wide risk and control groups, including Business Risk Management, Operational Risk and Internal Audit

Drive closure of technology issues and actions resulting from internal audit, regulatory reviews and external audits; work with action owners to gather and evaluate appropriateness of evidence


5 years of experience working in a Technology Risk, Cyber Operations (Command Center), Cyber Security or related field (Asset Management industry experience preferred)

2 years of Cyber security experience or 2 years of Network Security and/or Sys Admin related experience

Familiar with Application and/or Vulnerability testing

Proven ability to manage issues through to resolution

Strong project management, negotiation, analytical and organizational skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively

Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Ability to successfully multitask and complete difficult assignments within deadlines which may have short lead times

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.


Americas, United States


New Jersey




Post Date:


12 days 23 hours ago

BlackRock, Inc.


Vice President, Technology Risk Management (Cybersecurity) BlackRock, Inc. - Princeton, NJ, United States


Location: Princeton, NJ

Company Profile:
BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager, and our business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We work only for our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future. That’s why investors of all kinds entrust us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.