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BECU Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Controls Manager in Remote, Washington

As the nation's largest community credit union, we begin every day focused on delivering superior financial products and services for our 1.3 million members and more than $30 billion in managed assets. Our work has an economic impact as we support our members' financial goals. We are unapologetic about being devoted to our members and the communities we serve. Our business is guided by our people helping people philosophy – which includes our team members.

BECU has been in business for more than 85 years, driven by unwavering core values and a dedication to improving the communities we serve. While we have a rich history, the future of our company, accelerated by business and technology transformation, is even brighter. There's never been a better time to work for BECU.

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The Target Pay Range for this position is $143,400-$175,300 annually. The full Pay Range is $111,300-$207,400 annually. At BECU, compensation decisions are determined using factors such as relevant job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Should an offer for employment be made, we will consider individual qualifications. In addition to your salary, compensation incentives are available for the hired applicant. Incentives are performance based and targets vary by role.


Employees and their eligible family members have access to a wide array of employee benefits, such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Employees have access to disability and AD&D insurance. We also offer health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, as well as health savings accounts, to eligible employees. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan and employer-funded retirement plan. Newly hired employees accrue 6.16 hours of paid time off (PTO) on a per pay period basis based on hours worked (up to a maximum of 160 PTO hours per year) and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Additional details regarding BECU Benefits can be found here .


Imagine a role where you champion BECU's cyber world, leading our Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Controls (GRC) initiatives. Dive into our Cyber Risk Management Program, becoming the linchpin between cybersecurity and enterprise risk management.

With the backing of our leadership team, your insights and expertise will shape our cybersecurity risk assessments, ensuring airtight defenses across BECU's vast business and tech landscape. Think of it: your hands guiding our cybersecurity narrative, mastering everything from third-party evaluations to vital application checks.

But there's more! You'll be the storyteller, gathering and showcasing our cybersecurity journey, highlighting milestones, and navigating challenges. With a dashboard of metrics, control tests, and documentation at your fingertips, you'll uncover new opportunities, fortifying BECU's cyber realm. Ready to be one of our cybersecurity beacon? Join us!


You Dive Deep: Spearhead cybersecurity risk assessments, uncovering vulnerabilities across our ecosystem—from third-party vendors to our cutting-edge applications.

You Innovate: Fine-tune our risk identification and management processes, translating intricate data into crystal-clear risk reports.

You Connect : Be the bridge, liaising between our business, IT, and cybersecurity sectors, ensuring everyone's on the same page.

You Organize: Create an exhaustive inventory of risks, ensuring full visibility and proactive engagement in risk control activities.

You Enhance: Spot control gaps and devise stellar improvements, safeguarding us even when we collaborate with external partners.

You Shape Systems: Recommend state-of-the-art security controls, always being a step ahead in the ever-evolving cyber landscape.

You Master Tools: Harness the power of tools like Archer, ensuring our risk data is pristine and ready for insightful analysis.

You Ignite Awareness: Champion cybersecurity knowledge across BECU, turning everyone from staff to management into cybersecurity advocates.

You Clarify: Break down the nitty-gritty of our Cybersecurity Governance process, ensuring all stakeholders know what's what.

You Evolve: As the tech world shifts, you'll refine BECU's cybersecurity standards, ensuring we're always ahead of the curve.

You Stay Sharp: Keep abreast of all BECU's cybersecurity intricacies, guiding our teams towards a brighter, more secure future.

And, of course, there are those extra tasks that let you showcase your unique skills! Ready to lead, innovate, and shine in your career? BECU awaits your cybersecurity expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience or expertise required.

  • Minimum 5 years of cybersecurity experience or related experience in IT, Business or Audit.

  • One of the following certifications, or equivalent certifications preferred: CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CISA, CRISC.

  • Experience reviewing and interpreting information security data and processes for potential control or framework compliance issues (PCI, NIST, FFIEC guidance and frameworks).

  • Working knowledge of Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) tools and automation of risk evaluation, integration with enterprise risk functions, and reporting.

  • Experience and working knowledge of security risk assessment and control frameworks, good understanding of the role and function of regulations, data management practices, and cybersecurity tooling.

  • Working knowledge of the role of firewalls, vulnerability management, penetration testing, server and desktop configuration and controls, and encryption.


  • Excellent conceptual, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence the behavior of peers and build relationships with other teams.

  • Experience collaborating and influencing with stakeholder and partner organizational leadership and management, including vendors and third parties.

EEO Statement:

BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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From our very beginning, BECU has been about people helping people. As a financial services cooperative, our purpose has and always will be the same: we work together to best serve our members and improve the financial well-being of our community. More than 80 years and one million members later, we're still rooted in our values, practices and mission - and even more passionate about our future.

As one of the nation's leading credit unions, we're not driven by profit. We're owned by our members and their interests are at the core of everything we do. Now we're growing faster than ever before--but we'll never forget our roots. To continue doing right by our members, we believe we must first do right by our people. Here, you'll receive the resources and support you need to learn, grow and build a meaningful career. Because we know it's our people who make us special.