IT Risk & Compliance Specialist in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 2/26/2021

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IT Risk & Compliance Specialist (Corporate Information Systems Department)
25 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865

Want to join a company where doing good is what we do?
The feeling is mutual.

Our Lincoln, RI office is seeking an IT Risk and Compliance Specialist who will work within our team of risk professionals to lead the development, management and improvement of our IT risk practice.


  • Assume responsibilities for leading the development, management and improvement of the IT risk practice
  • Partner with IT leadership, managers, and team members to ensure risk and compliance issues are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported
  • Monitor and enforce adherence to all applicable regulatory requirements and internal corporate policies
  • Drive and support the development of the risk and compliance practice
  • Lead internal issue/event investigations, coordinating risk mitigation efforts and providing compliance recommendations
  • Audit and measure processes against industry standard frameworks and monitor for quality and compliance
  • Oversee the effective completion of self-certification and audit activities
  • Support CIS and corporate projects, as needed
  • Lead complex analysis
  • Develop and monitor risk metrics [KRIs, /KPIs]
  • Attend training and/or industry seminars as appropriate
  • Utilize and maintain a depth understanding of applications and tools required for risk execution and reporting needs
  • Provide effective mentoring and guidance to other IT personnel and may assist in developing policy, standards and procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of IT Risk Management experience gained from working in financial services industry, preferably in Technology Risk or Operational Risk or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • In depth understanding of industry standard frameworks for process and their integrations with other best practices (Agile, DevOps)
  • Strong analytical, oral and written presentation skills
  • Advanced knowledge of risk assessment and internal controls
  • Knowledge of IT processes and operations
  • Ability to break down, prioritize and manage multiple competing tasks independently
  • Capable of managing large complex assignments and problem resolution with a focus on a successful outcome
  • Ability to take control of difficult situations and handle them across both IT and business units effectively
  • Committed to continuous improvement as well as innovation
  • Obtain certifications relevant to the IT risk service

Preferred Skills and Certifications:

  • Familiarity with risk governance and audit frameworks, such as COBIT, ISO, ISACA
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM or relevant certifications a plus

Perks And Benefits

• Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
• Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
• Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.
• Generous retirement benefits
• Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.