IT Compliance Analyst

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
June 26, 2019
Chicago, IL
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The IT Compliance Analyst provides a secure and protected environment for the Bank’s data and systems by evaluating IT controls, performing application assessments, identifying areas of non-compliance, and developing improvements to operational deficiencies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as a liaison to internal/external auditors, fulfilling audit requests and coordinating audit activities with IT stakeholders
  • Monitors and reports on the progress of risk mitigation efforts, ensuring target dates are met and extensions are granted
  • Leverages various tools to perform research, develop alerts, and compile reports
  • Develops a working knowledge of the IT Risk and Compliance tool set, including Varonis DATALERT, Tripwire Enterprise, and McAfee Database Activity Monitoring
  • Performs daily, monthly, and quarterly monitoring and reconciliation activities accurately and timely
  • Researches, communicates and resolves automated IT compliance exceptions
  • Ensures proper log monitoring, reporting and escalation of non-compliant activity
  • Assists with the execution of the internal IT compliance testing program. This includes: internal IT controls and compliance reviews; and remediation testing of issues identified during audit, regulatory exams or internal assessments
  • Contributes to various project requests from Vendor Management, External Audit, Information Security, and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Assists in the administration of IT policies, standards, processes, and procedures
  • Assists with the development or update of department procedures
  • Performs ad-hoc IT compliance requests or additional duties as assigned
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with stakeholders, including application owners, business areas, and management in support of IT Risk and Compliance processes


  • 4 year college degree in information technology or equivalent experience.
  • Compliance certification is preferred (CISA, CRISC, CGEIT)
  • 2-4 years of IT security, IT audit and compliance, or IT risk management experience.
  • 4-6 years of Information Technology experience necessary without a degree.


  • MS Office product (notably Outlook, Word, Excel, and Access) knowledge.
  • Compliance Monitoring tool exposure (i.e., Varonis DATALERT, Tripwire Enterprise, McAfee Database Activity Monitoring) preferred
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) (preferred)
  • Tableau business intelligence and analytic reporting tool


  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and listening)
  • Intermediate knowledge of IT general controls
  • Intermediate experience with technical writing
  • Intermediate knowledge of evaluating internal controls and developing recommendations
  • Basic knowledge of project management principles (planning, organizing, and managing assessment process)
  • Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • A high level of integrity and dependability are necessary to perform this role
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy

Company Description

The mission of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago is to partner with our member shareholders in Illinois and Wisconsin to provide them competitively priced funding, a reasonable return on their investment in the Bank, and support for community investment activities.

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