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Quant Analyst

Quant Analyst
Chicago, US
182,000 - 296,000
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Job Description

Job Description

Who We Are and What We Do:

Cboe is one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world in multiple asset classes, including equities, derivatives and FX, across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We operate a trusted, inclusive global marketplace, providing leading products, technology and data solutions that enable participants to define a sustainable future. Cboe’s culture is unique. Our associates come to work inspired, ready to be part of the next market- defining breakthrough. Everyone has value and we believe in celebrating defining moments together. We pride ourselves on our legacy of championing innovation and revolutionizing markets to benefit all investors. Together, we are working to build one of the world’s largest global equities and derivatives trading networks.

Our Team:

The Cboe Regulatory Division is responsible for the oversight of the markets for which it has regulatory responsibility and market participants. The Division endeavors to achieve this goal through effective and efficient surveillance, examination, and investigative programs aimed at detecting and disciplining or preventing violative or otherwise inappropriate behavior.

The Division is actively seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Options Data team and work on new and ongoing data analysis initiatives within the Options Regulation Department.

What You’ll Do:

Quantitative Analysts in the Options Regulation Department are responsible for developing working solutions to augment and extend the Department’s analytical capabilities, including but not limited to analyzing order, trade, position and case data from surveillance and investigative tools.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Analyze complex business and data analysis issues; identify, propose and develop effective solutions
  • Create tailored regulatory data analysis reports, analytical solutions and data visualizations using a combination of Python, SQL, Tableau and other technologies
  • Work closely with regulatory stakeholders to elicit, define and document detailed requirements and functional specifications that fully capture business processes and accurately define required functionality
  • Build and maintain a thorough understanding of Exchange trading and regulatory environments, in areas such as markets, products, relevant rules and regulations, technologies and systems, processes and operational methodologies, while contributing to the design and implementation of new data analysis solutions
  • Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams, particularly the Options Surveillance and Options Investigations and Regulatory Development teams to enhance or create solutions
  • Actively participate in team projects, discussions and problem solving
  • Actively participate in training/continuing education opportunities and meetings

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, mathematics, data analytics, statistics, economics or similar concentration required
  • Experience in financial modeling, statistics and analysis
  • Proficient in Python, SQL, Tableau, MS Excel and MS Word
  • Knowledge, interest or desire to learn about global financial markets with an emphasis on derivatives
  • Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to analyze technical data
  • Innovative problem-solver able to quickly identify, understand and resolve issues
  • Resourceful self-starter able to work autonomously and as a team player
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to perform a wide variety of tasks simultaneously and change focus quickly
  • Experience in a regulatory or compliance environment is preferred

What You’ll Get:

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a senior-level professional, working at Cboe will offer you countless opportunities to develop skills, make an impact through meaningful contributions, and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build enduring relationships through frequent collaboration that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. And, along your exceptional career journey at Cboe you’ll receive amazing benefits and robust rewards.



_Any communication from Cboe regarding this position will only come from a Cboe recruiter who has a email or via LinkedIn Recruiter. Cboe does not use any other third party communication tools for recruiting purposes. _

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