Trading Operations Specialist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years of experience working in an operations (non-scheduling) support role overseeing physical and financial Natural Gas trading
  • The ability to navigate and analyze P&L across large amounts of data inclusive of trade count, forward marks, and settlements
  • Prior interaction with front office and senior management teams in an active trading environment preferred
  • Strong excel skills
  • Endur or an equivalent system experience is required
  • Ability to work with databases, SQL, APIs, and prior python coding experience are all preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or material equivalent exposure
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and quickly solve problems
  • Able to perform repeatable tasks with consistent results
  • Able to handle sensitive financial data appropriately
  • Accuracy and reliability/attention to detail is a must
  • Provide ownership for and expertise of the processes and workflows needed to support standard middle and back functions of the firm's Energy Physical and Financial Natural Gas trading desks
  • Trade and position reconciliation with clearing firms, prime brokers, bilateral counterparties, pipelines and storage facilities
  • Daily P&L calculation and substantiation, ensuring that all workflows conform to DRW's standards and integrates trading requirements
  • Gain mastery of the firm's proprietary and third-party trade capture, inventory management, and P&L reporting systems necessary to support daily trading activity
  • Act as process super-user for current workflows and systems, resolving issues that arise between internal groups at DRW and multiple external exchanges, clearers, and counterparties
  • Develop strong understanding of front office risk management tools
  • Liaise with technology teams to secure proper support/coverage for ongoing operations and implement enhanced workflows, with a focus on process efficiency, risk reduction, and alignment with DRW standards
  • Work closely with Business Management and other internal teams to assure new desks, traders, and products are on-boarded correctly

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.