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Deloitte Digital Asset Risk Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Advisory - Digital Asset Risk Consultant

Ready for a fast-paced exciting career? Have a passion for helping your clients reduce risk and increase value? Deloitte's Digital Assets practice combines the competencies of risk management, regulation, technology, and cryptography to help organizations address challenges in an integrated manner. Work you will do As a digital asset professional, you will work with clients and engagement teams to help them in assessing new and emerging digital asset technologies, identifying and designing mitigation for related emerging risks, standing up new business and finance capabilities to engage with the digital asset ecosystem, and building our library of knowledge for new and emerging digital assets and blockchain centric technologies. This is a high visibility role and will drive cross functional collaboration. You will be required to research, collaborate, and report out on risks and mitigating factors associated with various digital asset ecosystems. The position provides excellent opportunity to:

  • Work as a subject matter resource for supporting client engagement teams in assessing risk of digital asset ecosystems covering, compliance, regulatory, BSA/AML, cyber, operational, blockchain, and financial risks

  • Identify strategic risks and opportunities in the digital asset ecosystem based on industry insights, latest academic research, and exchange with colleagues

  • Educate clients and internal teams on digital assets

  • Prepare technical documentation and diagrams for digital assets and contribute to developing guidance with a focus on topical areas: private key management, smart contract platforms, multi-signature / MPC, privacy coins, protocol governance, proof-of-work, and proof-of-stake consensus models

  • Provide risk and regulatory advisory support in defining and reviewing business models

  • Design and deploy business and finance process changes and risk-mitigating controls to enable digital-asset-specific capabilities

  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to analyze public blockchain data

  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of client's business environments and basic risk management approaches

  • Demonstrate knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, and Deloitte's products and service lines

    The team We are a rapidly growing team of geographically dispersed digital asset and blockchain professionals supporting our Financial Services clients needs. You will be working directly with senior level team members that are partially or completely focused on blockchain and digital asset related projects. Our specialists understand the dynamics of serving complex, global clients across multiple industries, and the importance of increasing transparency around business performance.. Learn more about Deloitte's Risk and Financial Advisory practices. Qualifications and experience Required:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Risk Management, Computer Science, Information Systems Administration or related field

  • 2 + year minimum work history in risk management, compliance, finance and/or IT controls auditing techniques

  • Must be proficient in writing and interpreting documentation, as well as software/architecture diagrams

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without employer sponsorship now or at any time in the future

    Preferred:

  • Passion for the digital assets/cryptocurrency/blockchain space

  • Ability to understand and advance the body of knowledge associated with digital asset related projects through speaking engagements, white papers, or other similar means.

  • Experience conducting, following, engaging, and presenting business and technical research on digital assets

  • Familiarity with and interest in staying abreast with key regulatory developments in cryptocurrency space

  • Experience identifying risks and controls, developing and executing test plans

  • Experience in redesigning business processes

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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