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Quantitative Risk Analyst

Chicago, IL · Information Technology · 150000
  • Salary in the $125-150,000 range.
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • Hybrid - some remote, some on-site
  • Global broker-dealer with an opportunity for growth and development.


The Quantitative Risk Analyst will collaborate with a team to assess the market, financial, and operational risks, validate quantitative models, evaluate private and complex asset valuations, as well as determine the effectiveness of risk management models and tools.

  • Review and validate the risk measures used as inputs in the Standard Initial Margin Model (SIMM).
  • Identify and close gaps in the firm’s ability to price and analyze risk on linear and non-linear products across equity, commodity, fixed-income, and foreign exchange asset classes.
  • Take regular training sessions on pricing and analyzing the risk on complex financial instruments, including exotic options, credit default swaps, cross-currency swaps, interest rate swaps, and swap options.
  • Present issues related to risk parameters and model assumptions to senior stakeholders on a regular basis.

Who Will Be a Great Fit for the Quantitative Risk Analyst position? 

  • 5+ years of risk or related broker-dealer experience
  • Advanced financial data and statement analysis skillset
  • Self-starter, able to work independently to resolve problems and implement new initiatives in support of team goals
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • SQL, Python, and R proficiency
  • Ability to work on simultaneous projects and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude


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Thank you,

Brian Hughes
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