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Career Opportunity: Director IT Compliance

Job Title
Director IT Compliance
Farm Credit Bank of Texas
Austin, Texas
Experience Level
Seasoned (10+ years)
Supervisor's Title
Information Technology
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Friday, July 14, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT) is located in Austin, Texas and what better balance can a city offer than being both the “Best Place for Business and Careers” and the “Live Music Capital of the World?”. Austin is highly ranked ranging from a “Best City for Relocating Families” to one of the “Best Cities for Singles.”  With no state income tax and a low cost of living why not make Austin and Farm Credit Bank of Texas your home!

FCBT is a $21.8 billion cooperatively owned wholesale funding bank that supports agricultural and rural communities in five states and is active in the capital markets. Established in 1916, the cooperatively owned bank is part of the Farm Credit System, the nation’s largest source of financing for agriculture and rural America.

Role Scope:

The Director of IT Compliance will report to the VP Governance & Risk Compliance and is responsible for working with Information Technology management to develop and maintain the IT compliance program for internal controls related to SOX and SOC2. This position will liaison with audit (internal, external and FCA) to coordinate compliance testing, remediation and monitoring.

Summary of Essential Functions:

  • Perform the IT risk management process, including coordination of periodic risk assessments and risk mitigation activities.
  • Work with IT department in planning and executing risk assessment and controls evaluation for existing and new systems.
  • Capture the key processes from various IT functions and develop the IT control infrastructure in line with best practice.
  • Develop and maintain a Framework for Internal Controls designed to comply with the quarterly and annual requirements of sections 302 and 404 of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
  • Assist in monitoring and improving SOX/SOC2 compliant procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Create and maintain SOX/SOC2 documentation for General Computer Controls
  • Monitor program compliance and create metrics to show management improvements gained and gaps to be addressed. 
  • Coordinate the IT component of both internal and external audits.
  • Provide oversight and support for the Business Continuity Plan.
  • Supervise IT Compliance Analysts.


Bachelor’s degree in information systems, information technology or other related technical field and a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in leading regulatory compliance programs including SOX and SOC2. Extensive experience in developing and documenting key processes and creating IT Controls based on COBIT framework. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certifications preferred. Ability to manage a team of analysts.

Strong knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Service Organization Controls type 2 (SOC2) relevant to security and availability trust principles. Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills, excellent oral and written communications skills, analytical skills, problem solving, project management, and organizational skills are essential. Knowledge of and ability to interpret and communicate compliance laws, regulations and requirements.