Manager Analytical Program Manager


Location: Tempe, Arizona

Job Type: Not Specified


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Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

This position will support Corporate Risk Management in developing, implementing, and maintaining performance metric dashboards, standard reporting, and ad-hoc analytics for the Bank and Payments AML compliance Risk Assessment, KYC, PDD, FIU, QC and Regulatory reporting functions.


Engage AML Risk Assessment (“RA”), Know Your Customer (“KYC”), Partner Due Diligence (“PDD”), Financial Intelligence Unit (“FIU”), and Quality Control (“QC”) teams to develop requirements for reporting and analytics needs including business as usual improvements for existing Regulatory AML compliance reporting. Lead and develop the next generation of cloud data engineering and reporting solutions to support expanded scope and depth of AML Strategy.

Implement and execute agile methodology to ensure rapid and iterative turn-around for new initiatives and ongoing maintenance including the identification of required input data to generate expected results.

Work with the Project Management Office (“PMO”) and Compliance Management on new initiatives and enhancements to improve existing systems with specific focus on data gaps and hygiene.

As needed, help troubleshoot challenges resulting from SAS, Python, Tableau, AMLECO, eCredit, Case Management systems, QMS or data warehouse outages, upgrades, data hygiene issues and rule related challenges (spikes in alerts, etc.) to resolve issues either by incident ticket management (“IDM”) or by business as usual enhancement requests through PMO, business technology (“BT”) and/or application vendor.

Provide consulting expertise to horizontals within the Compliance area including Partner Risk Rating (“PRR”), Bank and Payment Services Risk Assessment, Enterprise Sanctions and List Screening (“ESLS”), and rules tuning for Transaction Monitoring (“TM”).

Assist in fielding on-going questions, training and coaching with regard to new and existing reporting or analysis.

Maintain a high level of awareness and knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements and assist in identifying and raising significant compliance concerns.

Provide technical support for various audit and compliance activities (Business Unit Testing and Monitoring (“BUTM”), Internal Audit (“IA”), Model Risk Management (“MRM”), Matters Requiring Attention (“MRA”), Matters Requiring Immediate Attention (“MRIA”), etc.) as required.

Provide administrative assistance in maintaining Tableau reporting functions both Regulatory and Operational.

Facilitate interactions with vendors and technology teams as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Possess solid working knowledge of SAS, Python development, Tableau, Tableau Cloud, Teradata, PostGreSQL, Oracle SQL, Linux Korn Shell scripting, CRON, WinSCP, Agile methodology, Excel.

Experience with AWS Cloud Platform technology including, Snowflake, Air9, Airflow, Python, Alation, MetadataHub, Jenkins, and Github.

Experience with MS Word & PowerPoint a plus.

Strong listening skills to understand and translate business needs into requirements.

Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Strong ability to ensure accurate results and the execution of requested initiatives, with minimal direction.

Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.

Ability to work on and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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