Information Security Risk - Risk Management - Principal

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nation's housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.

Job Description

As a valued contributor to our team, you will consult with the team and management in assessing and identifying potential risks that may threaten our reputation, safety, security, and/or financial success, as well as consult on communicating and collaborating with key stakeholders across the enterprise, and understand business objectives.

The Information Security Risk - Risk Management - Principal role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

Consult with team to implement and interpret methods, models, and analytical templates used to determine business areas that pose potential risks to the enterprise and make process recommendations to management.
  • Advise management on the impact of proposed risks to the enterprise, and recommend for updates and changes.
  • Recommend changes and updates to management about processes to reduce risk using rigorous analysis.
  • Collaborate with management to make recommendations on resolutions and control guidelines.
  • Partner with management to develop business strategies, and make decisions that will drive success in the face of shifting consumer behaviors and regulations.




Minimum Required Experiences
  • 8 years

Desired Experiences
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Ability to manage all FHFA related activities for COO from an aggregated risk management view to ensure all commitments and interdependencies are managed proactively to avoid any potential missed commitments.

  • The group of skills related to Risk Assessment and Management including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, remediating risk, etc.
  • Experience identifying and selecting strategic options, and identifying resources to meet the defined objectives
  • The group of skills related to Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions
  • Experience helping an organization to plan and manage change in effort to meet strategic objectives
  • Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
  • The group of skills related to Governance and Compliance including creating policies, evaluating compliance, conducting internal investigations, developing data governance, etc.
  • The group of skills related to Influencing including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
  • Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion

  • Skilled in Visio
  • Experience using SharePoint
  • Skilled in Excel
  • Experience using Risk Works

Additional Information


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Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at