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Manager - IT Governance, Risk and Controls

Job Location Minneapolis, Minnesota

Position Purpose: 

The Information Technology (IT) Governance, Risk and Controls Manager is responsible for the IT Risk Management Program through the establishment of governance frameworks. This position is also responsible for IT internal control design and inspection of Sleep Number’s IT Controls in conjunction with the regulatory control assessment activities. This includes working with all Regulatory bodies to assess the effectiveness of Sleep Number’s IT control environment, and entails assessing risk, completing walkthroughs, inspection, regulatory evaluation, and business line consultative services with respect to IT controls.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a robust IT Risk Management Program through the establishment of formal governance and measurement frameworks (COBIT, NIST, CSA, etc.) to effectively drive IT continual improvement of business valued outcomes
  • Document, maintain and monitor compliance with IT policies and procedures
  • Provide training, lessons learned, and best practices guidance to IT leadership and IT personnel to improve IT governance, security and controls posture
  • Collaborate with IT leadership, Internal Audit and business partners to ensure effective internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Facilitate documentation and maintenance of IT processes and controls for SOX and other compliance requirements
  • Complete General Information Technology Controls (GITC) process design assessments to identify control gaps when evaluating processes from end to end
  • Build a process and culture of proactive risk identification by monitoring the IT control environment for changes and emerging risks
  • Monitor, analyze, track and drive remediation of IT control deficiencies through partnership with business lines and Internal Audit
  • Provide audit support for Internal Audit and external auditors
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with IT business partners, IT leadership and Internal Audit stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Successfully oversees controls across organization

Position Requirements: 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Seven to ten years of applicable experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • A minimum of eight years of related work experience in IT compliance, audit, or enterprise risk management and governance with required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Experience with most of these major technologies: Solaris, Linux, Unix, Windows servers, Oracle, Microsoft SQL server, ServiceNow.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory and Single Sign-On concepts.
  • Experience with automated monitoring tools for firewalls, baselines, log monitoring and other automated computer security processes.
  • Experience with auditing both internally supported and vendor supported software.
  • Experience with Identity and Access Management tools, such as Oracle Identity Manager
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing governance frameworks such as NIST, COBIT, CSA, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with business lines, audit teams, and program management
  • Ability to prepare risk assessments, develop and implement mitigation plans, review and document processes and the effectiveness of corresponding controls
  • Ability to work at all levels of the organization, including with senior leadership
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and regulatory trends that impact retail institutions
  • Knowledge of Risk/Compliance/Audit competencies
  • Management skills of processes, projects and people
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Maintains or is currently pursuing professional certifications such as CISA or CIA

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

Job ID R3260
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