DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.
We are currently looking for a Risk Manager to be based in our Chicago office. This position will report to the Director of Risk Management in Chicago and be responsible for performing daily risk monitoring of our trading portfolios and for assisting in the ongoing development and enhancement of our risk management framework and tools.
Work with assigned trading businesses to parameterize their specific risks and monitor and measure trading activity
Define, establish and maintain risk frameworks for various trading strategies
Monitor daily trading activity according to established risk limits and assess risk exposures
Communicate risk-related information to Traders/Portfolio Managers
Provide risk-related reporting to senior management
Help advance robust approaches to risk management, including defining, building and using the necessary tools and reporting
Actively research and stay current on market dynamics, risk factors and real world drivers of portfolio performance and risk