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Python Based Prop Trading Firm - Risk Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: United States - Chicago
  • Salary: 130,000.00 - 190,000.00 USD per Annum
  • Job reference: 86131
  • Sector: Buy Side
  • Date posted: 11/01/2017
A high frequency trading firm is looking to expand their Risk team by bringing on a candidate to build out their Quantitative Risk framework. In this role, you will report to the CEO and be responsible for developing the firm’s risk 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 along side some of the strongest quants and engineers in the field and share ideas.  In the role, you will be expected to interact with other areas of the business and work side by side to present findings to the Leadership board.

Skills Needed:

  • 5+ 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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