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IT Risk & Compliance Manager

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Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92618

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  10301
Experience Level: Manager 
Other Location(s): N/A  
Relocation offered: No
Travel required: e. No Selection

Come grow with us

At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.

Global Risk Management (GRM) is a critical function of Capital Group which assists business and Information Technology areas in identifying and evaluating their key operational risks and controls, and where appropriate, recommending enhancements to their controls.

As an IT Risk and Compliance Manager based in Irvine, CA, you will provide in-depth expertise in the areas of Information Technology risk management and internal controls specifically related to data, network, and infrastructure security and software architecture and development. You will also manage the performance and continual development of team members through effective coaching and feedback.


  • Managing and/or facilitating IT self-assessments including information security, architecture software development, applications, operating system and database security, configuration and administration, release and change management, job scheduling and monitoring, incident and problem management, and access administration and non-technology assessments as needed (business, compliance, etc.)
  • Managing the enhancement tracking process, ensuring timely closure of identified enhancements.
  • Communicating with executive management, various committees, and others, as required, to discuss identified risks and opportunities for improvement within our control environment. 
  • Working with management to define and prioritize remediation efforts, tracking remediation activities, and inspecting/validating solutions that have been implemented, where appropriate.
  • Acting as a liaison for parties who perform external assessments of our control environment, including auditors, examiners, regulators, and client contacts. 


  • Internal controls knowledge and understanding of core IT technologies and processes (e.g., network systems, operating systems, databases, change control tools and processes, computer systems operations, application and system development, help desk and incident monitoring, information security, data backup, retention, and recovery, IT vendor management, asset management, disaster recovery, etc.)
  • 7 + years of risk management and/or internal control experience including experience as an IT auditor or examiner; experience with a “Big 4” Audit Firm or comparable consulting firm preferred; background in financial services a plus.
  • Experience in operating system administration and security, network design and implementation, network and application security, and software architecture and development.
  • Management experience including leading and developing people.
  • Additional experience within information technology organizations and business a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, accounting, or other business/technology/analytical studies related area preferred; Master degree in related field a plus. 

Desirable Certifications:

  • Certified IS Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Cisco Certified Security Practitioner (CCSP)

Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.39 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Consulting, Cisco, Computer Science, Database, Information Security, Technology

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