Senior Risk Manager at IMC Trading
WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO
IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.
We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.
Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.
Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.
Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.
Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.
While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.
Title: Senior Risk Manager
Duties: The Senior Risk Manager will apply software engineering methods to identify, manage, and report market, liquidity, credit, and operational risks in a High Frequency Trading environment. Develop financial risk frameworks, risk monitoring and simulation tools to provide accurate and timely information to monitor and mitigate risk. Additional responsibilities include tracking, valuing, and reporting IMC's exposures on a daily basis; monitoring risk limits and communicating violations of limit restrictions or other policies; generating, calculating, and distributing management reports for all trading strategies; and maintaining market price, volume, volatility, and other related databases. Senior Risk Managers will also train and mentor new team members in technical and financial risk management domains. Salary: $130,000.
Requirements: Requires Master’s degree in international finance, quantitative finance, financial engineering or a related analytical and quantitative field and 24 months’ employment experience with financial risk management in high frequency trading environment. Required work experience must include some experience with each of the following: Designing, implementing, and optimizing robust, custom financial risk frameworks, risk monitoring and simulation software tools to identify, manage, and report financial risk accurately in low latency environment; leveraging understanding of the life cycle and behavior of underlying products of derivative instruments, including stocks, bonds, commodities, and ETFs, to maintain and improve risk management frameworks; data mining and analysis to identify, manage, and report market, liquidity, credit, and operational risk exposures; and developing, implementing, and updating risk limits in software systems, to accommodate changing risk appetites.
Interested candidates should send resume to: [email protected] with “Senior Risk Manager” in subject line.
OUR HIRING PROCESS
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