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Risk Analyst

Risk Analyst
New York, US
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Job Description

As a Junior Risk Analyst, you will play a crucial role in analyzing and managing risk in our trading strategies and contribute to the overall success of the firm. The ideal candidate will have a strong educational background from a top university, proficiency in Python programming, and familiarity with risk analysis for options, fixed income securities, and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).


  • Assist in the development and implementation of risk management processes and procedures.
  • Perform quantitative analysis to assess and mitigate various types of risk, including market, credit, and operational risk, with a focus on options, fixed income securities, and ETFs.
  • Monitor trading positions and exposures, identifying potential areas of risk and proposing appropriate actions.
  • Utilize Python programming skills to develop tools and automate processes for risk monitoring and analysis.
  • Collaborate with trading teams, developers, and other stakeholders to enhance risk models and methodologies.
  • Generate regular risk reports and presentations for senior management and stakeholders.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in risk management and quantitative analysis.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree from a top university in a quantitative field such as Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, or Computer Science.
  • Strong proficiency in Python programming with experience in data manipulation, analysis, and visualization libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, and Matplotlib/Seaborn.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • A passion for financial markets and a desire to learn and grow within the field of quantitative finance.
  • Familiarity with risk analysis techniques specific to options, fixed income securities, and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs).
  • Proven ability to be a self-starter, take direction, and deliver results under time constraints.

Annual base salary range of $100,000 to $200,000. Pay (base and bonus) may vary depending on job-related skills and experience. A sign-on and discretionary performance bonus may be provided as part of the total compensation package, in addition to company-paid medical and/or other benefits.

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