Senior Risk Architecture Analyst

Job Locations US-CO-Greenwood Village
Legal & Risk
Full Time

Benefits Overview

A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. When you choose a career with CoBank, you make a difference by standing for something that matters. In order to be the best, we hire the best!


Remarkable Benefits offered by CoBank

  • Careers with a purpose- stand for something!
  • Competitive Compensation & Incentive
  • Hybrid work model – flexible arrangements for most positions
  • Benefits Packages, including: Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, Disability, AD&D, and Life Insurance
  • CoBank University robust curriculum –associate training and development, including higher education tuition reimbursement
  • Outstanding 401k – up to 6% matching and additional 3% non-elective contribution
  • Time-Off Packages – Vacation 15+ days, 10 Paid Sick Days, and 11 Paid Holidays
  • Community Impact – United Way Angel Day, Volunteer Day and Associate Directed Contribution
  • Associate Resource Groups – creating a culture of diversity and inclusion
  • Recognize a fellow associate with “GEM” awards, including a monetary value

Job Description

At CoBank, our Senior Risk Architecture Data Analyst supports the development and continuous improvement of CoBank’s risk management modeling practices, SAS scripts, process flows, project execution, and ad-hoc analyses.  Researches and implements best practices in data transformation, storage, and risk modeling.  Responsible for accurately transforming, maintaining and improving source data.


Essential Duties

  • Leads the research and development of process and data optimization to support enterprise risk management modeling, analytical and monitoring efforts.

  • Owns the ongoing management of existing processes which includes maintenance of data, documentation, performance monitoring and explanation / education of results.

  • Serves as subject matter expert and presents results, findings, conclusions, and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders.  Makes decisions and leads discussions based on findings and conclusions.

  • Leads and is the primary owner for data transfer and loading of the Bank’s balance sheet.

  • Serves as primary contact for the Enterprise Risk Management team providing data analysis, coding, and visualization support for projects as they arise.

  • Provides data analysis, pre-processing, and ongoing maintenance for the Bank’s regulatory reporting.

  • Identifies and applies business knowledge and rules required for process and data optimization.

  • Assists in structuring the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) data mart for access by other groups within ERM.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, finance, economics, math or statistics.
  • Six (6) or more years of relevant banking or risk management experience, preferably in asset liability and credit risk; or an appropriate combination of education and experience.
  • Four (4) or more years of experience using statistical software packages such as SAS with hands-on coding experience, and visualization tools such as Tableau.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of data governance theory and methods, with demonstrated experience using relational databases, data mining, and database queries.

  • Proven ability to effectively use data analysis tools to filter and clean data for storage, modeling, and reporting.

  • Experience using Robotic Process Automation. 

  • Knowledge of financial modeling and econometric theory and methods, with experience using risk modeling tools such as QRM or Polypaths.

  • Knowledge of agriculture and other CoBank business industries preferred.

  • Proven ability in business process design and requirements gathering, with experience working closely with business groups to prioritize and manage data and information needs, and the ability to follow a project through the software lifecycle.

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage workload and projects, prioritize competing commitments, and complete assignments in accordance with established deadlines. 

  • Proven technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Strong attention to detail and customer service orientation.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively and build relationships with associates and management at all levels across the bank.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access). 

Compensation Information

  • Estimated Base Salary Range: $95,000 - $133,000
  • Target short-term incentive opportunity: 20%

About CoBank

CoBank is a cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. The bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving more than 76,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country. CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture, rural infrastructure and rural communities. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, CoBank serves customers from regional banking centers across the U.S. and also maintains an international representative office in Singapore.



Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

CoBank requires all newly hired associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and new hires will be asked to register their proof of vaccination. Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon an applicant supplying proof of vaccination against COVID-19; provided, however that CoBank may provide a reasonable accommodation for an applicant’s known disability or sincerely held religious belief.


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