Job Description

Audit and Compliance
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Job Location
7830 Old Georgetown RoadBethesda, Maryland
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Eagle Bancorp, Inc. headquartered in Bethesda, MD, was incorporated in 1997 to serve as the bank holding company for EagleBank. Eagle Bancorp is a publicly traded company under the symbol EGBN. The Bank was founded to specifically address the business and personal needs of local business owners. It has been answering and exceeding those needs for over 20 years, providing custom financial solutions, local access to senior management, quick response, local decision-making, and a deeply-rooted dedication to the local community.

Our Mission is to be the most respected and profitable community bank by putting relationships first to the delight of our customers, employees, and shareholders, and relentlessly deliver the most compelling service and value. Eagle Bank’s Values are: Relationships F·I·R·S·T: Flexible, Involved, Responsive, Strong, and Trusted.


EagleBank recently passed $10 billion in total assets, which brings increased regulatory scrutiny related to models and other data used to make key decisions. To address these requirements and ensure the accuracy and proper application of data at the company overall, a Model and Data Risk Analyst/Lead position has been created. This position will report to the Data Governance Officer, who oversees the model risk management and data governance programs at the company. This position will not be limited to just models; it will also include other data uses such as end user computing tools (at least initially, this may change over time).


  • Performs validations of the inputs, processing, and outputs of models and other data uses
  • Identifies business decisions made with data and the risks to the company the data poses to those decisions
  • Ensures critical data elements, master data, and reference data is properly utilized
  • Performs validations and other work with limited oversight and guidance
  • Documents validations and other work clearly and concisely to support conclusions
  • Provides meaningful recommendations based on evaluated risks and performs documented follow-up on the resolution of issues
  • Develops and maintains technical competencies needed to complete validations and other work encompassing all complex regulations, processes, and systems

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. finance, mathematics, economics, accounting, etc.)
  • 3 or more years model risk management, audit, risk management, data governance, or other equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing data inputs, processing, and outputs at a detailed level
  • Ability to determine risks to business processes and related controls
  • High level of proficiency with spreadsheets
  • Demonstrated proficiency with a scripting language (e.g. Python, R, Java, etc.)
  • Commitment to learning new regulations, processes, systems, and programming languages

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Experience creating, validating, or auditing models
  • Demonstrated proficiency with relational databases and SQL


  • a model risk validator who wants to work with various types of models and also other types of data uses
  • an auditor or risk management professional who knows how to code and wants to fully utilize both their business and programming skills
  • a data governance professional who reviews data uses in detail rather than just develop and communicate policies and definitions

Application Instructions

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