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Prop Trading Firm - Head of Quant Risk

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: $195000 - $250000 per annum
  • Job reference: Prop QRM
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 11/08/2017
A high frequency trading firm is looking for a Head of Quantitative Risk 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.

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 some of the strongest

Skills Needed:

  • 7+ years of an experienced risk manager in trading firm, bank, or clearing firm
  • Ph.D (preferred) or Masters in a Mathematical Field
  • Strong programming skills (python)*
  • Hands on experience with margin methodologies
  • Excellent modeling skills and derivative pricing knowledge
  • A strong understanding of options AND futures
  • Electronic options market making experience
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