Crypto Risk Manager


About the job

Join a leading fintech company thatโ€™s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

As we continue to build...

Weโ€™re seeking curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. Joining now means helping shape our vision, structures and systems; playing a key-role as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About The Team

The Crypto Operations team is passionate about delivering an excellent end-customer experience and mitigating firm risk while supporting cutting-edge crypto products. As a Manager on the risk & response desk of the Crypto Operations team, you will be responsible for the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and response to risks faced by Robinhood Crypto (RHC). You will own the RHC risk program, assessing and reporting on risks and overseeing issue management, perform RCSAs, and strategize risk mitigation and control design and implementation, in current processes as well as future product offerings.

What Youโ€™ll Do Day-to-day
  • Directing the risk management program to ensure it functions as designed, preparing to scale for growth and operate within compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Building and overseeing the RHC Issue Management program to ensure program and product requirements are being handled correctly and with the business units, to ensure the proper management of identified issues
  • Owning crypto operational risk management, including identification, analysis, assessment, monitoring, documentation, reporting and escalating to the risk and operating committee and the RHC board as needed
  • Working closely with our engineering and product teams to launch, improve, de-risk, and scale Robinhoodโ€™s products and systems and assessing potential business or product changes for risks and impact, providing input, and designing and implementing mitigation strategies and controls
  • Working closely and interfacing with the other crypto operations desks, the crypto compliance team, and the enterprise internal audit and risk management teams to regularly and frequently take stock of current business risks and recommend or implement controls that mitigate risk
  • Defining and monitoring key risk indicators, risk reporting and thresholds at the functional and entity level, performing initial and ongoing RCSAโ€™s on all RHC operational processes
  • Overseeing and helping manage internal and external audits and management of reporting, governance and oversight activities
  • Compiling Risk & Operating Committee meeting agendas and driving discussion and focus areas
About You
  • Familiarity with cryptocurrency products and blockchain technology
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • 5+ years risk experience in the financial services or technology space
  • Detail-oriented and long-term mindset, ability to identify and mitigate risks proactively
  • A track record for assessing emerging risks and designing and program-managing mitigation tactics
  • Knowledge and understanding of the laws and regulations as it relates to risk management
  • People manager experience
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate across multiple functional groups
  • Resourcefulness and agility in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
Bonus Points
  • 2+ years working in a cryptocurrency or financial services company
  • Familiarity with cryptocurrency operations, custody security, and cryptocurrency regulations
  • Risk Management certification
  • Experience managing projects interfacing with technical and non-technical teams
CO Residents: In Colorado, the base pay for this position ranges from $122000 to $163000. This role is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus and participation in Robinhoodโ€™s equity plan.

Weโ€™re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If youโ€™re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our missionโ€”weโ€™d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit Robinhood - US Applicant Privacy Policy.

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Robinhood is a primarily remote company. If hired, you will work as a remote employee unless the job you are applying for has a different working model specified. Please reach-out to your recruiter if you have any questions regarding the jobโ€™s working model.

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