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Prop Trading Firm - Chief Risk Officer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $250000 - $300000 per annum
  • Job reference: CRO - Prop Shop
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 25/10/2017
A high-frequency trading firm is looking for a Chief Risk Officer to build out their risk framework from scratch. This a key hire for the firm so the team is looking for an entrepreneurial-minded and out of the box thinker who likes to build things from scratch. In this role, you will report to the CEO and be responsible for developing the firm’s risk system and building out a team.  This firm is one of the most prestigious in its field and has had more than a 500% percent growth in the last 5 years.  In this role, you will be given a unique opportunity to join an established company with a start-up culture and drive their risk growth.

The responsibilities of the individual will include monitoring all trading desks.  You will be given the opportunity to build out the firm’s risk department, framework, and models.  You will work side by side with the engineers, developers, quants, and traders.

Skills Needed:

  • 8+ years of experience as a risk manager in an options trading firm 
  • Deep understanding and working knowledge of derivatives pricing and financial markets 
  • Experience in options on both Futures and Equities/ETFs
  • Electronic options market making experience
  • Prior experience working with automated trading systems
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