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Prop Trading Firm - Market Risk Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Chicago
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Market Risk
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 18/09/2017
My client a Multi-Billion Dollar Global Prop Trading Firm is looking to expand their market risk team from 3 to 6 by adding multiple market risk analyst.  This is one of the top option market makers in the world and has a very prestigious reputation in the market.  In this role, you will be reporting directly to the Head of Market Risk and will be responsible for mitigating risk.  The team is looking for an individual who comes from a strong analytical background and can understand portfolio positions and develop hedging strategies. 

Skills Required
  • Bachelor's degree in computational finance, mathematics, engineering or a technical field
  • 1+ years of experience working in a market risk function
  • Background in options and option pricing theory
  • Understanding of risk and control
  • Strong data and programming skills (VBA, SQL)
  • Basic understanding of a programming language
  • Strong derivative and pricing knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
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