Progressive Leasing Director of Risk Operations in Draper, Utah

At Progressive Leasing, we pride ourselves in allowing credit challenged consumers to shop the way they desire, and we’re looking for a Director of Risk Operations to continue and strengthen this vision. Reporting to the Vice President of Risk and Underwriting, this position on our Risk team will work closely with multiple stakeholders to understand and mitigate fraud risk while accommodating customer and operational needs.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead multiple teams of fraud analysts, merchant underwriters, and business monitoring agents

  • Work with various functional areas to understand current policies for fraud prevention and risk mitigation

  • Discover gaps within practices and develop strategic solutions to close them

  • Create and prioritize workload according to business needs and value

  • Oversee the creation of real time fraud prevention and monitoring systems

  • Build an effective team structure for vendor underwriting, monitoring, and fraud prevention

  • Use vast amounts of data and BI tools to data mine, discover trends, and connect disparate data sources.

  • Interface with software developers, data scientists, and other technical leadership effectively

  • Align, inspire, and motivate direct reports and develop leadership within the team.

Minimum Experience & Qualifications:

  • 5+ years management experience

  • Proven history of using data to solve business problems

  • Working knowledge of SQL, BI software, and model building

  • Ability to create high-level strategy and move to detailed execution

  • An understanding of fraud prevention, risk mitigation, or outlier detection is a plus

  • Ability to understand workload, assign resources, and delegate

    Compensation, Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation with Bonus Potential

  • Full Health Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision

  • 401k, Paid Time Off and Tuition Reimbursement

  • Full Service Gym, Game and Lounge Area, Basketball Court

  • Free Healthy Snacks and Refreshments

  • Subsidized Public Transit

  • Fun and Relaxed Work Environment


Founded in 1999, Progressive Leasing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aaron’s Inc. [NYSE: AAN], is a steadily growing company, already surpassing $1B in revenue. Our scalable customer payment software products provides lease-purchase technology solutions through 16,000+ retail locations in 46 states.

Progressive Leasing does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Progressive Leasing does business. All new hires must pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug test

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