Risk Analyst
Tower Research Capital - New York, NY

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Risk Analyst to join our global Risk Management team.

Responsibilities The Risk Analyst will work closely with our Chief Risk Officer, developers, and portfolio managers. Responsibilities will include:
  • Real-time market risk monitoring and reporting
  • Working with traders and back office to ensure accuracy of risk management tools and analytics
  • Assisting in development of new risk measures and controls
  • Testing risk systems to ensure peak performance
Qualifications The ideal candidate should have:
  • A bachelor's degree from a top university
  • At least three years of industry experience in a risk or trading role with a bank or hedge fund
  • Broad market knowledge of global equities, futures, foreign exchange, and options markets
  • Strong knowledge of risk management methodologies, such as stress testing and VaR
  • Options valuation and risk management experience
  • Solid Excel, VBA, and database proficiency
  • Knowledge of SQL and Python (a plus)
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous high-frequency trading experience (a plus)
Benefits Tower’s main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Signing and performance-based bonuses
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival