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Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Consultant 51869 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51869

Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Consultant Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as department technology expert and inter-department liaison between the business unit and Information Systems area regarding workstation maintenance, business technology issues, operational problems, IS standards and policies and procedures in order to support business unit strategic and operational goals and objectives.  
  • Provides consultative services from a business technology perspective for the department staff and external clients.  
  • Completes timely, complex analyses for upper management and represents the department on corporate projects.  
  • Analyzes complex business unit specific technical problems, identifies opportunities, designs, codes and tests batch and on-line programs. 
  • Designs, develops and maintains various business unit specific databases using appropriate tools (e.g. Microsoft Access, (SQL) Structured Query Language, Saros, Case Management, HP Exstream, etc.). 
  • Ensures modules are structured, meet functional and technical requirements; and adhere to IS standards. 
  • Oversees technical and non-technical employees in the design and implementation of business unit specific systems.  
  • Coordinates the configuration, installation and testing of hardware and software.  
  • Monitors production applications and controls access to corporate data to maintain data security and integrity.  
  • Prepares ad hoc reports and analyzes as needed.
  • Supports the ground-up implementation, development and maintenance of a Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) tool.  
  • Includes working with internal and external resources to implement the system.   
  • Serve as the primary resource and subject matter expert (SME) for the tool.   
  • Develops and trains users to leverage the tool.  
  • Solicits, records and tracks enterprise risk management data and monitors emerging trends.
  • Helps to develop and maintain board and executive level dashboards.  
  • Manages access to the GRC tool, including system security.  
  • Makes recommendations for improvements to the GRC tool.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related business line/field preferred.
  • Master’s degree in technology or business related discipline.
  • Certification in project management such as PMP.


  • Two years of experience in any combination of the following:  internal or external audit, enterprise risk management, information technology or project management (as a project manager).
  • System implementation experience, particularly in implementing a similar risk management system.
  • Experience developing and executing UAT scripts.
  • ORACLE, Tableau experience.
  • Experience with GRC software.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Understanding of risk frameworks and taxonomies such as COSO, COBIT, BASEL.
  • Understanding of risk management concepts such as risk, control, risk appetite, key risk indicators.

Work Environment:

  • Works in a temperature-controlled office environment.


Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):

  • College level coursework in related business line/field.


Experience in/with:

  • Analyzing, testing, documenting, implementing and/or deployment of complex business systems and programs.
  • Organizing, controlling, monitoring and reporting projects including providing work direction and guidance.
  • Analyzing information flow.
  • Designing business unit specific systems.
  • Planning, organizing and training others on the development and implementation/deployment of technical or new application projects.
  • Analyzing and solving problems.
  • Developing security controls that may include disaster recovery plans for automated systems.
  • Investigating and resolving production problems.
  • Using operating systems (e.g. Windows, Netware, IPM, NT; and client/server database management systems).
  • Coordinating support activities provided by multiple off-site vendors and internal departments.
  • Database administration including programming queries against relational data bases (e.g., DB2) and  hierarchical data base unload files (e.g. IMS).
  • Utilizing PC software applications (e.g., Windows operating systems, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, VISIO, MS Project, Netware, IPM, NT, client/server. Database management systems, etc.) to format databases, write queries, generate reports, etc.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Structured system analysis, design and testing.
  • Systems development methodologies.
  • Project management.
  • Communicating effectively with others in a work environment and with the public.
  • Planning, organizing and training others on the development and implementation of enhancements to business unit specific systems.
  • Analyzing information and data flows.
  • Working under pressure to complete assignments.
  • Evaluating complex systems and their interdependencies.
  • Troubleshooting user problems.
  • Plan hardware and software upgrades and improvements to system.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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