Full-Time

Senior Risk Manager

Optiver

Optiver

1,001-5,000 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services

Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Python
Communications
Requirements
  • At least 7 years of experience in market risk or trading, specifically with a focus on options and exchange traded derivatives.
  • Quantitative S.T.E.M degree.
  • Proficient in programming or scripting languages (Python or similar).
  • Extensive knowledge of options, underpinned by a solid understanding of option theory.
  • Well-versed in Index and Single Stock options markets and trading strategies.
  • Knowledgeable about both current and forthcoming regulations.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Responsibilities
  • Conduct stress tests and evaluate the risk associated with various trading positions and strategies, with an emphasis on options and exchange-traded derivatives.
  • Collaborate with researchers, developers, and traders to enhance risk frameworks.
  • Present and communicate risk data and positions to key internal stakeholders.
  • Monitor market news and developments that could impact trading strategies, positions, and risk models.
  • Escalate risk violations to the Head of Risk, CEO, and the Trading department.
  • Identify, document, and analyze risk incidents with initiative.

Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Founded

1986

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

38%

Benefits

Transparent bonus structure

Top tier benefits

Generous vacation time

Health and wellness programs