• Information Security Officer - Governance

    Location(s) DE-Frankfurt
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    Technology Risk
    Employment Type

    Goldman Sachs Technology Risk is leading threat, risk analysis and data science initiatives that are helping to protect the firm and our clients from information and cyber security risks. Our team equips the firm with the knowledge and tools to measure risk, identify and mitigate threats and protect against unauthorized disclosure of confidential information for our clients, internal business functions, and our extended supply chain.

    The Risk Governence team supports various Technology Risk committee structures to align with industry enterprise risk management standards and ensure risk relevant information in provided for senior leadership with the proper oversight and accountability.

    Regulatoty & Audit Coordination manages Regulatory and Client interactions impacting the Technology Division. Ensures management awareness of regulatory expectations and improves the alignment of technology controls to meet these expectations.

    In this role, you will:

    • Take an integral role in the Technology Risk team in Frankfurt
    • Play an integral role in interacting with internal/external auditors and regional regulators on technology risk related subjectDesign and implement Governance solutions in accordance with regulatory requirements, e.g. MaRisk/BA IT, applicable EBA Guidelines
    • Partner with key SMEs (business divisions, Risk/Compliance/Internal Audit departments, auditors, relevant external parties)
    • Support the Chief Information Security Officer of Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE in his/her regulatory duties
    • Drive integration of local regulatory requirements into the firm’s global Technology Risk programs and drive respective Global Technology Risk initiatives
    • Act as representative for all local Technology Risk initiatives
    • Maintaining deep understanding of requirements and applicability of Germany and EU regulations in relation to technology risk, information and cyber security to the firm
    • Continually improve the internal control framework

    At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally.  From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.



    • Experience in banking/financial services, a professional services firm or an audit company
    • Proven track record and regarding information security governance and/or IT governance initiatives
    • Strong functional skills in one or more of the following areas:
      • information or cyber security
      • technology risk management concepts and frameworks
    • Experience working with German technology risk, information and cyber security related regulation, preferably BA IT and MaRisk
    • Existing relationships with the information or cyber security community within Germany either inside or outside of the financial sector
    • Excellent presentation skills with experience briefing senior stakeholders on technology risk, information and cyber security topics
    • Excellent influencing skills at all levels and the ability to develop and maintain strong global working relationships


    • Understanding of common technology risk, information and cyber security related frameworks like NIST, ISO 2700x
    • Certifications in the information security or IT governance field (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CEH, COBIT, ITIL)



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