Ops Risk Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Vienna | US-FL-Pensacola
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/12/2022 9:14 AM)
# of Openings
IT Operations


BRMi Technology is seeking a Ops Risk Analyst to review, analyze, and report on organizational risk, quality, service, and controls, to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness, mitigate risk and remediate operational and regulatory vulnerabilities. Develop, lead and approve risk assessment projects to assess compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements, industry standards, and Navy Federal operating procedures. Develop and assist in overseeing the most complex and highly specialized risk assessment scopes. Perform and validate in depth and comprehensive gap analyses to determine the root cause of process gaps and regulatory compliance failures. Monitor lower-level Analysts’ corrective action target dates and oversee implementation of corrective actions to ensure prompt remediation and control implementation in coordination with internal/external audit examinations


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  • Plan the research for and development of specialized risk assessment scopes – Most Complex/Unusual
  • Collaborate with management and personnel to optimize risk assessment scope development – Significant impact
  • Identify potential business risks, operational and regulatory process deficiencies and improvement opportunities – Most Complex/Difficult
  • Gather and synthesize data; present conclusions and offer risk mitigation, remediation and process improvement solutions to management – Significant impact
  • Lead/conduct and provides expertise in the administration of specialized risk assessment and testing lifecycles of business activities, processes, policies and procedures for operational effectiveness and compliance with regulatory requirements, federal and state laws, and Navy Federal‘s quality control standards, policies and procedures – Most Complex/Unusual
  • Develop, lead and oversee efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and risk mitigation processes – Considerable impact
  • Prepare and present to management and/or affected business unit summaries, operational and regulatory risk assessment reports, trending, and remedial or mitigation solutions – Complex/Difficult
  • Maintain effective communication with other business units and support teams to remediate errors and assist with implementation of corrective actions related to non-compliance with policies and procedures – Significant Impact
  • Partner and maintain effective working relationships with management to evaluate the progress of risk assessments and key issues raised during the review process and to facilitate the overall improvement of internal control structures – Considerable impact
  • Escalate to management and assist in determining corrective action for material breaches of applicable laws, rules, policies or standards with actual or potential impact – Considerable latitude
  • Serves as coach/mentor to lower-level staff – Advanced
  • Serve as subject matter expert regarding operational risk protocols, methodologies and effective control solutions
  • Oversee the record retention of risk assessment documentation, including, data, scope, status, results, reports, corrective actions, and completion date – Assist in leading
  • Identify training opportunities and assist in the development of lower-level staff – Advanced
  • Develop and help administer optimal data testing and sampling strategies to ensure the most effective risk detection, analyses and control solutions – Significant impact
  • Develops new and updates Operational Risk policies and procedures – Considerable impact
  • Serve as a resource for and interpret federal, state, NCUA, and other regulations and guidelines that impact the business unit operations – Complex/difficult
  • Analyzes the impact of changes to federal and state regulations and makes recommendations for changes to policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance – Advanced Analysis
  • Serve as primary point of contact and subject matter expert in meetings, committees, and major projects related to the development and improvement of processes and controls – Lead
  • Make presentations to management and staff on industry and regulatory related news and developments – Advanced
  • Engage with first line of defense (1LOD) and other risk partners to drive execution of Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSA), process mapping and control testing methodologies. Lead
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Auditing, or related field or equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of risk-based auditing techniques and methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations, company policies, and industry best practices
  • Significant experience managing multi-faceted projects simultaneously that have cross-departmental impact
  • Expert knowledge of operational and regulatory risk control concepts and practices
  • Proven ability to plan, organize and effectively execute risk mitigation and process improvement initiatives
  • Expert organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Expert research and analytical skills
  • Expert communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to influence management decision making
  • Expert skill maintaining accuracy with attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of products, services, processes, requirements, and systems related to the business unit
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret, communicate, and apply government and financial industry regulations related principles and practices, and company instructions, procedures and policies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Expert communication and negotiation skills with ability to exercise good judgement and tact in dealing with Navy Federal senior management
  • Significant experience in collaborating across organizational boundaries and building partnerships across various functions
  • Expert customer service focus and relationship management skills
  • Significant experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals
  • Expert skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process
  • Advanced word processing and spreadsheet software skills
  • Advanced presentation software skills
  • Desired – Advanced knowledge of operational and regulatory risk controls, concepts and practices
  • Desired – Master’s Degree in related field or equivalent combination of training, education and experience
  • Desired – NCCO, CRCM, or other applicable compliance certification
  • Desired – Advanced knowledge of state and Federal laws; industry regulations, principles, and practices; and company

** BRMi will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.**

**This is a W2 opportunity only**



We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and commitment at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Employment policies and decisions on employment and promotion are based on merit, qualifications, performance, and business needs. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 


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