Risk Associate

  • Robinhood
  • Lake Mary, FL, USA
  • Sep 19, 2018
Full time Compliance Finance Risk

Job Description

Robinhood is changing the way America invests. We believe our financial system should work for everyone and not just a few. We offer commission-free trading for stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies—all in one, user-friendly platform. Since our public launch in 2015, we’ve enabled millions of people to participate in the markets, cementing us as the fastest-growing brokerage ever.

About the Role

Robinhood is hiring a Risk Associate to join its Market Operations team in Lake Mary. The Risk Associate will be responsible for monitoring the critical risks associated with running a brokerage. You will be monitoring our “Battlestation”, a set of real-time dashboards and alerts, and taking action on any anomalies.

As a Risk Associate you will:

  • Monitor real-time market and trading dashboards and alerts
  • Design and follow policies and procedures in the event of alerts or data outliers
  • Quickly diagnose and resolve issues independently or escalate to the appropriate parties
  • Identify patterns and proactively recommend ideas to improve Robinhood’s risk monitoring tools and procedures

Some things we consider critical to being a Risk Associate:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze and interpret data
  • General understanding of brokerage operations and financial markets
  • Ability to learn quickly, think critically and apply logical problem-solving skills to isolate and resolve root causes of issues
  • Must be trustworthy, self-motivated and able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment
  • A passion for Robinhood, our product and our mission to democratize access to America’s Financial System

Nice to haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or Computer Science
  • 4+ years work experience with 2+ years relevant experience in brokerage operations, financial services, government financial regulatory agency, risk management, or compliance