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Financial IT Examiner

Date Posted:  Jan 19, 2023
Requisition ID:  418687
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

 

About The Department of Financial Institutions:

The Indiana Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) works to promote the growth and prosperity of local Indiana communities through effective and common-sense regulation.

The DFI is seeking qualified candidate(s) to work in a dynamic and high-performing environment, with a well-identified career path and significant opportunities to progress throughout the organization.

 

Salary:

Salary will be determined based on the individual’s job and educational related experience. The starting examiner salary for an individual with no or limited relatable experience is $59,800, with a potential opportunity for adjustment based on relevant experience and skillset of the applicant. The Department utilizes eight different examiner level classifications based on experience and skills retained.

 

About this Financial Examiner – IT  role:

The Indiana Department of Financial Institutions is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Bank and Credit Union Information Technology Examiners. The examiner will be responsible for determining the risk profile of each unique information technology operating environment and ensuring the financial institution's IT and cybersecurity practices are sufficient to mitigate current industry risks. Examiners will work in a dynamic and high performing environment, with a well identified career path and significant opportunities to progress throughout the organization. New examiners work in a mentor training relationship and are immediately immersed in interaction with senior level DFI and financial institution management. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in Information Technology (IT) systems, IT risk management and IT Security.

 

About the Job:

As an IT Examiner, you will be responsible for ensuring financial institution's practices are commensurate with current industry best practices and determining the risk profile of each unique operating environment. You will be focused on assessing risk at each institution and helping to guide them in security and compliance. You will work with Department staff as well as examination staff from other regulatory agencies. You will be responsible for completing the required work programs, documenting the examination process through a formal workpaper system, preparing examination report comments, and conveying examination findings to financial institution management as well as other individuals within the Department on examination activities of in-house computer systems, serviced institutions, and small independent data centers. You will also be responsible for staying current on information technology risks, threats, and industry best practices. You will report to the Field Manager.


The job does require travel within the State of Indiana with approximately 30-50% of examiner time spent traveling and examining entities onsite. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

 

•    Compliance with the IT training program.
•    Utilizes resource materials in preparing for and analyzing assigned areas
•    Takes an active role and is personally responsible in his or her own training
•    Provides timely information according to established policies and procedures to supervisor regarding training needs and assessment
•    Seek out and is open to feedback from all sources
•    Satisfactory compliance with training action plans is required
•    Compliance with State and Department policies and procedures
•    Demonstrate an understanding of State and Departmental policies and procedures Communicate with Department supervisors when questions surrounding applicable policies and procedures arise
•    Perform examination activities as assigned.
•    Utilize Department adopted examination procedures to identify and assess risk within a financial institution's information technology structure, including cyber security risk
•    Examines the information technology environment of financial institutions of low-to-moderate complexity, which may include serviced institutions, in-house computer systems, and small independent data centers
•    Approach each examination uniquely
•    Perform an assessment of the IT audit function; support and delivery; and electronic funds transfer (EFT). The examiner will perform these areas with a decreasing level of direct supervision and comment revision
•    Perform an assessment of cybersecurity; development and acquisition; IT management; and information security standards with direct supervision. Identify risk inherent in internal controls, policies, practices, and management information systems Development of supporting comments is required with direct supervision
•    Act as the IT examiner-in-charge at small to medium size, non- problem, IT operations with minimal supervision
•    Communicate examination findings to IT and bank management with limited supervision
•    Demonstrate basic knowledge of computer applications and will utilize available technology to assist in analyzing financial institutions

 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a major in information systems, or a related field is preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound judgment and strong analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to pursue multiple initiatives simultaneously and to operate successfully with limited supervision.
  • Strong teamwork skills and a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to travel to locations in-State with some overnight travel required.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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