Risk Management Professional


Financial Services - Front Office


New York, New York

Employment Type



A leading Systematic Proprietary Trading House is looking to add an additional Risk Professional to the Trading Oversight Team. This position will report into the Deputy Head of Risk for the Americas but have Global responsibilities as part of the Global Risk Team. 

Job Description:

Compensation : $150000 - $200000
Job ID : 11975


  • Maintain Risk oversight for the Americas focusing on trading risk & market risk activities for our Client who is an elite Systematic Trading Firm
  • This role will report into the Deputy Head of Risk and will oversee & manage risk for all regional trading activities as part of an expansion to the existing risk team
  • You will work closely with the Portfolio Managers, Traders, Core Engineering team, and Prime Brokers to respond effectively to any risk limit violation and resolving any trading related issues
  • Control trading & market risk of strategies in real-time, and consequently escalating, reporting, and resolving any risk related issues in a timely manner
  • Assisting Risk Management and Risk Technology teams to enhance the electronic trading risk controls and design the next generation of risk management and trading supervision systems
  • Conduct various ad-hoc risk analysis and back-testing on a regular basis

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelors’ degree in sciences, with quantitative master’s highly regarded
  • 7-10 yrs experience within a systematic trading firm or environment as a senior risk professional
  • Experience within ultra-low latency electronic risk controls is critical to this role
  • Broad asset class knowledge with a primary in equities but fluency across FICC, futures, crypto/digital & options markets (global)
  • Understanding of regional exchange-specific rules and regulations
  • Demonstrated track record of working with senior management, legal, compliance, business management & technology teams
  • Expertise in Python & database proficiency, C++ and HFT languages advantageous
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Communication skills an imperative


Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.