Risk Investigations Specialist Job at Control Risks, Arlington, VA

  • Control Risks
  • Arlington, VA

Job Description

Control Risks’ Embedded Consulting team is hiring a Risk Investigations Specialist to join our team supporting a major tech client. This role will work with their Offline Risks team to help monitor and mitigate offline risks to the company as well as their user base. You will be tasked with mitigating risks associated to organized crime, human trafficking and other offline crimes using a combination of data analytics as well as investigative skills.

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of offline risk factors such as human trafficking, organized crime, and other concerns within the client's operational landscape.
  • Use internal data, OSINT, and third-party intelligence to search for undiscovered instances of abuse and offline risk.
  • Pull actionable insights from large datasets to develop new strategies for mitigating/stopping criminal activities.
  • Communicate findings to management and product teams to enhance decision-making processes.
  • Collaborate closely with trust product and engineering teams to implement strategies and products to better mitigate emerging safety risks.
  • Lead and support intricate investigations involving large datasets and multiple stakeholders.
  • Engage in project ideation and definition, working on collaborative initiatives with global partners to address offline risk concerns.
  • Develop investigative frameworks and methodologies that can be integrated into existing trust practices.
  • Contribute to the development of new enforcement policies aimed at mitigating emerging threats.
  • Continuously monitor known risk trends, both during onboarding and post-onboarding phases, and propose enhancements to minimize safety risks.
  • Contribute to the refinement of automated monitoring and alert systems to detect abnormalities in customer behavior and improve risk-rule efficiency.


  • Minimum 5 years of investigative experience.
  • Experience in monitoring and mitigating offline safety risks a plus.
  • Proficiency in SQL required.
  • Experience with data analysis tools and techniques, utilizing data insights to inform risk management decisions.
  • Previous experience in trust & safety, fraud detection, or risk management within a user-centric platform.
  • Demonstrated ability as a forward-thinking and imaginative strategist, anticipating emerging risks and devising effective strategies, products, and methodologies to address them.
  • Understanding of criminal applications of technology preferred.
  • Experience in crafting and delivering comprehensive intelligence reports on geopolitical, cyber, and violent actor behaviors and their impact on product exposure.
  • Track record of analyzing and mitigating high-impact threats and threat actors.
  • Proven ability to apply analytical and statistical methods to address real-world challenges using extensive data.
  • Experience managing projects with organization-wide implications and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders across multiple locations and time zones.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to convey complex data and insights to diverse audiences effectively.
  • Proficiency in French, Mandarin, or Spanish a plus.


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarized in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary bonus scheme that incentivizes and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasize the value of in-person time together - in the office and with our clients - while continuing to support flexible and remote working.

Job Tags

Full time, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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