Risk Manager (hedge fund)

  • competitive comp package
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DTG Capital Markets
  • 20 May 19

Seeking Risk Manager for a multi-strat hedge fund that is trading global (equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities) systematic strategies.


  • Identify, evaluate and manage the risks of trading strategies across multiple asset classes including equity indices, single name equities, corporate bonds, fixed income and FX
  • Work to ensure that the reported risks are correct and properly measured
  • Monitor intraday and overnight market risks
  • Communicate with portfolio managers, challenging assumptions and appropriate levels of risk as well as work collegially towards solutions for improved risk management.
  • Candidate must have the ability to discuss products and their risks and build tools to analyze risk at the portfolio and individual trade levels.
  • Review and validate assumptions in pricing models and analyze the impact of model changes.
  • Candidate will also be expected to be proactive in the development of risk tools by working with the technology team.
  • Contribute to the development of metrics used for risk factor identification and stress-testing processes.
  • Ensure limits are properly set with respect to risk-taking and risk allocation.
  • Will attend Investment Committee meetings and is expected to contribute independent assessments of the portfolios, helping senior management in their decision-making process.
  • Review new business proposals, set limits and ensure risks can be fully captured within the firm’s systems.

Key Requirements

  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience in the markets with 2- 5+ years of experience in risk management.
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field (Math, Science, Engineering or Finance).
  • Experience in the options and/or corporate bond markets with good quantitative knowledge of the markets, products, models and risk.
  • Deep level of experience with options and their risks is vital.
  • Experience with portfolio risk measurement techniques including VAR and stress testing.
  • Proactively seeks to improve risk management processes and implement solutions, raising quality and productivity.
  • Able to forge strong relationship across multiple levels of the organization.
  • Must be courageous and willing to challenge as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex operational information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

Contact: LenG@dtg-usa.com for confidential consideration and more details