Senior Risk Analyst

Checkr (View all Jobs)

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Interview Process

1. 1 hour CoderPad problem 2. Four 1 hour interviews: API Design using your computer and languages, Refactoring in language of your choice, Object Design (no coding), System Architecture (no coding) and sometimes a 30 minute manager chat



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About Checkr
Checkr builds people infrastructure for the future of work. And we believe everyone should have a fair chance to work. That's why we've designed a faster—and fairer—way to screen job seekers. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, Checkr puts modern technology powered by machine learning in the hands of hiring teams, helping thousands of companies like Uber, Instacart, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco to hire great new people with an experience that’s fast, smooth, and safe.

A career at Checkr means collaborating with brilliant minds, disrupting an industry, and opening channels of employment to often overlooked candidates. Checkr has been recognized as one of BuiltIn's 2023 Best Places to Work in the US and is a Y Combinator 2023 Breakthrough Company and Top Company by Valuation.

About the team/role

We are looking for a Senior Risk Analyst to join our team to manage and mature our fraud and cybersecurity risk programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cybersecurity operations and product or fraud risk management. This role will focus on product fraud risks and work cross functionally with product and engineering teams to identify, manage, limit, and report on undesirable activities across our portfolio of products and services. 

What you’ll do

  • Drive the implementation of product-focused fraud and risk detection tooling and processes.  
  • Develop, and action on, mitigations when risks are identified to ensure minimal impact to the business. 
  • Develop and report on key performance indicators related to product risks and ensure those indicators are in line with business objectives. 
  • Work closely with other departments, including Product, Engineering, and Operations, to develop and implement changes to our services that increase our resiliency to any observed risks.

What you bring

  • 5+ years of cybersecurity and/or risk management experience with a strong focus on web-based applications
  • Proven track record of implementing and/or managing risk tools like Sift, Riskified, ClearSale, or Stripe Radar
  • Strong ability to work with SQL databases and tools like Snowflake and Looker. 
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, with the ability to explain complex risk concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven experience in understanding risk frameworks, mitigation strategies, and monitoring risk exposure
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and facilitate collaboration among stakeholders in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

What you’ll get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to $25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

At Checkr, we believe a hybrid work environment strengthens collaboration, drives innovation, and encourages connection. Our hub locations are Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, and Santiago, Chile. Individuals are expected to work from the office 2 to 3 days a week. In-office perks are provided, such as lunch four times a week, a commuter stipend, and an abundance of snacks and beverages. 

One of Checkr’s core values is Transparency. To live by that value, we’ve made the decision to disclose salary ranges in all of our job postings. We use geographic cost of labor as an input to develop ranges for our roles and as such, each location where we hire may have a different range. If this role is remote, we have listed the top to the bottom of the possible range, but we will specify the target range for an exact location when you are selected for a recruiting discussion. For more information on our compensation philosophy, see our website.

The base salary range for this role is  $117,109 to $158,441 in Denver, Colorado.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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