Internal Audit, IBD, MBD, & GIR Banking Technology, Associate - Dallas Internal Audit, IBD, MBD, & GIR Banking  …

Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Goldman Sachs
in Dallas, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Internal Audit, IBD, MBD, & GIR Banking Technology, Associate - Dallas
As the third line of defense, Internal Audit's (IA) mission is to independently assess the firm's overall control environment, including the firm's governance processes and controls, and risk management and capital and anti-financial crime frameworks. In doing so, IA:
  • Communicates and reports on the effectiveness of the firm's governance, risk management and controls that mitigate current and evolving risk
  • Raise awareness of control risk
  • Assesses the firm's control culture and conduct risks; and
  • Monitors management's implementation of control measures


For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager. You will be expected to:
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Transaction Banking and Global Investment Research business areas, its products, and supporting functions.
  • Assist the risk assessment, scoping and planning of a review.
  • Assist in executing the review. Specifically focusing on the following:
    • Design and execute tests to validate identified application system controls, which may require data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of system processes.
    • Analyze the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls such as security, availability and performance and their impact on the business.
    • Analyze the business and technology processes to evaluate the effectiveness of the relevant technology controls.
    • Validate that system features meet business, technology and regulatory requirements.
    • Validate the quality of internal SOX assessments.
    • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository.
    • Assist in the report preparation by preparing commercially effective audit conclusions and findings
    • Assist in presenting the scope, progress and results of the review to internal, IT and business stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging technology, business and market trends

Basic Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree required (Computer Science, Math, MIS preferred)
  • 1-3 years of experience in a technology audit role or relevant experience
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Good leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills. Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to c ommunicate what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and share information/new ideas with others
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment.
  • T akes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks
  • Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge
  • Solid analytical skills
Experience with the following is a plus:
  • Application security management: user entitlements, authentication, accountability, data protection
  • System Architecture and Design: availability, performance, scalability, data integrity
  • Technology Operations: change management, data backup and retention, performance and capacity management
  • Technology governance: technology risk management, policies and procedures, rules, regulations, intellectual property
  • Understanding of Java, C++ or scripting languages (e.g. PERL)
  • Intermediate level analytical and data analysis skills (e.g., SQL, Python or similar tools)


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