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Senior Enterprise Risk Specialist (ERS)

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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RKT Holdings is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we’ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you’ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you’re at in your career. You’ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Companies has to offer!

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 years of risk management, information technology or internal auditing experience
  • Experience with the business or mortgage process
  • Experience in a varying-scale risk projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 years of risk management, information technology or internal auditing experience
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Risk Management frameworks/industry standards, risk assessment methodology, risk management processes, risk appetite statements
  • Experience in developing procedure and policy documentation
  • Mortgage and financial services regulatory compliance experience and exposure
  • Demonstrated proficiency in overseeing risk projects spanning diverse scales and complexities
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical area or equivalent technical training/experience

Job Summary

As a Senior Enterprise Risk Specialist, you'll oversee comprehensive risk assessments, develop and implement risk frameworks, analyze and collect data/metrics for informed decision-making and mentor team members to foster a culture of risk awareness and mitigation.


  • Collaborate in leading company-wide and deep dive risk assessments by conducting comprehensive risk identification and analysis across financial, operational, strategic, and legal/compliance risk domains
  • Manage the creation, monitoring, collection, and escalation of key risk indicators (KRIs), enabling proactive assessment of the evolving risk management landscape
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive risk and control framework to enhance the testing and monitoring environment, ensuring alignment with regulatory standards, frameworks, various assurance functions and organizational objectives
  • Prepare and deliver in-depth risk reports and dashboards to senior leadership and stakeholders, effectively outlining notable risks, emerging trends, and recommend appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Conduct thorough research and analysis to draft concise summaries of issues and associated remediation plans, meticulously documenting root causes of identified risks and evaluating the efficacy of risk management processes
  • Aggregate and curate a wide range of datasets related to both risk threats and potential opportunities, empowering stakeholders with actionable insights essential for making informed decisions and innovative solutions
  • Foster a culture of risk awareness by actively engaging in a three-lines-of-defense approach throughout Rocket Companies, promoting alignment and enhancement of risk management practices
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, offering support and expertise to facilitate their professional growth and development

Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.

Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.


This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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