Enterprise Risk Testing Manager at Upgrade | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Team: Compliance

Upgrade is a fintech unicorn founded in 2017. We are the fastest-growing company in the Americas (Financial Times). In the last five years, over 15 million people have applied for an Upgrade card or loan, and we have delivered over $10 billion in affordable and responsible credit. Our innovative Upgrade Card is the fastest growing credit card in America (Nilson Report). Combining the flexibility of a credit card with the low cost of an installment loan helps us redefine banking.

Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” three years in a row, one of the “Top Companies to work for in Arizona”, and we have received awards for being a best company for Diversity, Women, Culture, and Veterans.

We are looking for new team members who get excited about designing and delivering new and better products to join a team of 1300 talented and passionate professionals. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.


  • Identify key business controls and areas of risk in order to perform additional 2nd line testing
  • Define test objectives and design test plans that accomplish those objectives
  • Execute and manage testing methodology and plans, including determining populations, samples, required information and documentation, and creating test scripts
  • Perform second-line risk management testing on key business controls and operational effectiveness of the company’s primary business functions, including Capital Markets, Information Security, Marketing, Finance, Servicing and other functions
  • Validate effectiveness of business line testing
  • Grow and manage risk testing teamTrack resolution of testing findings and conduct post-remediation validation, as necessary


  • 3+ years of risk management, testing, or audit experience
  • High level of proficiency with standard computer applications
  • Experience taking direction and ownership of very detailed processes
  • Solid project management, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable communicating complex and sensitive issues to internal and external audiences in a clear and persuasive manner


  • Prior experience in fintech

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Enterprise Risk Testing Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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