Market Data Risk Analyst

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

Robinhood Securities, LLC (RHS) is Robinhood’s clearing broker/dealer, and the RHS Risk Oversight & Strategy team is responsible for building and maintaining risk frameworks, conducting risk analytics, developing tools and dashboards, and establishing the practices needed to address risk exposures RHS faces. We need a motivated self-starter for our Clearing Risk Program Team to execute critical financial risk management functions including conducting research, margin and trading risk analysis, and liquidity risk analysis to enable risk optimization and sound decision making.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Design, build, and monitor financial risk metrics to manage market and liquidity risk
  • Conduct data analytics and build programs within our data infrastructure to implement portfolio risk stress tests, financial risk indicators and automate continuous risk monitoring
  • Work with cross functional teams across the firm to design and perform tactical financial risk management activities by building tools that identify conditions where action is required to address high risk positions

About you:

  • Ability to learn quickly, think critically, and apply problem-solving skills to resolve issues and implement operational improvements
  • 3+ years of financial risk experience in the brokerage, investment banking, or trading industries.
  • Strong understanding of macroeconomics, financial markets, investment instruments and theory, and trading strategies.
  • Familiarity with quantitative financial risk concepts such as Value-at-Risk, expected shortfall, option pricing models, and stress testing
  • Data analysis skills applying tools/languages such as Python, R, SAS, SPSS

Bonus points:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or a quantitative field
  • SIE, Series 7, and Series 63
  • Risk management or financial analysis certification(s) such as CFA and FRM

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility). 

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