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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 compliance controls, policies and procedures. 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 reviewing and assessing department needs to meet applicable compliance standards and regulations. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification preferred. Should have some management experience.

Strong knowledge of Information Technology (IT) compliance methodology and  Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT), as they relate the Financial Service Industry and other audit and compliance requirements.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and communicate compliance laws, regulations and requirements.  Must be able to supervise others and maintain a satisfactory working relationship with co-workers.