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Graduate Risk Analyst
2023 Start, Chicago
Posted on 10/20/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative or STEM related field
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Basic understanding of options pricing theory and the ability to understand trading strategies
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Ability to make informed decisions in fast paced, trading environment
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals for employment authorization for this job opening
  • Conduct data analysis to improve and enhance our risk framework
  • Perform stress tests and analyze the risk of various trading positions
  • Clearly communicate risk data and positions to key internal stakeholders
  • Proactively keep track of relevant news that might impact our trading positions and strategies
  • Report risk violations to the Chief Risk Officer and the Trading department
  • Collaborate with software developers to develop/maintain risk tools
  • Proactively identify, capture and evaluate risk incidents
  • Analyze orders/quoting behavior of our electronic execution strategies
  • Monitor regulatory capital limits
Optiver US

201-500 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services
Company Overview
Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.
  • Transparent bonus structure
  • Top tier benefits
  • Generous vacation time
  • Health and wellness programs
Company Core Values
  • Senior staff’s commitment to mentorship and guidance as you progress in your career
  • Ethos of internal collaboration and external competition—when the firm does well, we all do well
  • Organization-wide commitment to excellence and non-stop improvement
  • Facilitation of global transfer opportunities between offices