About Clear Street: 

At Clear Street, we are disrupting the institutional brokerage and clearing market by modernizing archaic industry segments with brand new technology. We’re changing the way institutional investors interact with the markets; offering an alternative to working with big banks. Our cloud-based API technology will empower clients to clear, settle, and finance trading activity while accessing real-time risk and position information. Our platform is built on an incredibly modern tech-stack, by pragmatic engineers focused on building intuitive and frictionless user experiences. Our tech-infused suite of customer experience-oriented prime service offerings will increase our clients’ efficiency and provide real-time insights they’ve never previously experienced.  

The Team:

At Clear Street, our risk and margin functions collaborate closely as members of the same team. Your team will own risk and margin across Clear Street's business lines, playing a crucial role in the success of our growing business. This is a highly impactful position that provides the opportunity to expand both your quantitative and client facing skillsets.

You will:

  • Work with the team to automate daily risk and margin reports for clients and internal prop/flow desks.
  • Work on setting and monitoring risk limits.
  • Work with the team and engineers on projects related to risk and margin platform builds.
  • Interact with key stakeholders internally to explain any margin and risk related questions.

Qualifications:

  • 0-3 years’ previous experience preferred, but not required.
  • High degree of attention to detail and ability to manage complex processes, along with the judgment to balance risk/benefit tradeoffs.
  • Meaningful analytical and problem-solving skills, with a degree in a quantitative discipline.
  • Programming and/or database expertise; ability to transform concepts and ideas into robust, automated tasks.
  • Comfort developing relationships across functional groups and business units.
  • Familiarity with financial markets and quantitative investment approaches.
  • High degree of motivation and commitment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a quantitative discipline such as statistics, mathematics, finance, engineering, or physics.
  • Prior experience developing Python/VBA/SQL/Tableau applications.
  • Investment industry experience, preferably with Prime Brokerage firms, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, or Trading/Market Making desk.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to join a small and growing team of good people, where you can make a difference.
  • A meritocratic philosophy that champions collaboration.
  • Room to innovate, solve complex business problems and build new products.
  • Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks.

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