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NFA is the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry. NFA strives every day to safeguard the integrity of the derivatives markets, protect investors and ensure Members meet their regulatory responsibilities.

 

Futures Compliance

Investigator II

Location: Chicago

As an Investigator II, you'll review financial information, promotional material, performance information, and cash analysis with a critical eye. You'll also perform account analysis, research issues, conduct fact-finding interviews, evaluate evidence and prepare reports summarizing NFA's findings. With your team, you'll also interview and survey the public to gather or clarify information and assess the degree to which NFA should continue to track particular financial institutions.

Compliance Examiner II

Location: Chicago

As a Compliance Examiner II, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Compliance Examiner II

Location: New York

As a Compliance Examiner II, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Investigator

Location: Chicago

As an Investigator, you'll review financial information, promotional material, performance information, and cash analysis with a critical eye. You'll also perform account analysis, research issues, conduct fact-finding interviews, evaluate evidence and prepare reports summarizing NFA's findings. With your team, you'll also interview and survey the public to gather or clarify information and assess the degree to which NFA should continue to track particular financial institutions.

Trade Investigator

Location: Chicago

As a Trade Investigator, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers to conduct surveillance and investigate anomalies in support of our important regulatory mission. As a Trade Investigator, you'll review trading and communication records, financial information, performance information and cash analysis with a critical eye.

Analyst, Examinations

Location: Chicago

As an Analyst, Examinations, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers who analyze financial filings and investigation matters for anomalies and possible non-compliance with NFA rules and CFTC regulations in support of our important regulatory mission. 

Analyst, Market Regulation

Location: Chicago

As an Analyst, Market Regulation, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers who conduct daily trade analysis in search of anomalies and possible non-compliance with NFA rules and CFTC regulations. Based on your analysis, you'll then assist NFA's Market Regulation department with investigations into potential rule violations. 

Compliance Examiner

Location: New York

As a Compliance Examiner, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Compliance Examiner

Location: Chicago

As a Compliance Examiner, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Summer Compliance Intern

Location: Chicago

As a Compliance Intern, you'll learn alongside a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers and assist us in carrying out innovative investigative strategies that support our important regulatory mission. You'll learn about the complex derivatives markets from our experienced staff and gain hands-on experience working on projects with your team–typically evaluating documents, procedures and financial statements for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations.

Summer Compliance Intern

Location: New York

As a Compliance Intern, you'll learn alongside a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers and assist us in carrying out innovative investigative strategies that support our important regulatory mission. You'll learn about the complex derivatives markets from our experienced staff and gain hands-on experience working on projects with your team–typically evaluating documents, procedures and financial statements for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations.

Human Resources

Office Systems Supervisor 

Location: Chicago

As an Office Systems Supervisor, you'll support various NFA office needs related to supplies, mail, meeting rooms, reprographics, purchase ordering and facilities maintenance. 

Information Technology

Database Analyst

Location: Chicago

As a Database Analyst, you'll join a high-performing team dedicated to designing, implementing and monitoring NFA's database environments. You'll also help configure security features and protocols for NFA's databases. The Database Analyst will also work alongside staff to develop and implement innovative, value-driven, intuitive application features for both new and existing systems, partnering with quality assurance and business stakeholders.

Network Analyst II

Location: Chicago

As a Network Analyst II, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated professionals responsible for ensuring the availability and efficient operation of NFA networks and system software and hardware.

Senior Information Security Compliance Analyst

Location: Chicago

As a Senior Information Security Compliance Analyst (SISCA), you'll be responsible for monitoring, managing and closing existing compliance issues while also ensuring that internal systems are compliant with security standards. The SISCA's responsibilities also include the identification, evaluation and interpretation of regulatory, statutory and member security requirements, control deficiencies and information security risks.

Cloud Engineer

Location: Chicago

As the Cloud Engineer, you'll be responsible for administering the design and configuration of Cloud-based core services, such as Azure, Office 365 (Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, AzureAD) and Device Management. Additionally, the Cloud Engineer works closely with NFA leadership to understand business requirements, identify priorities and develop roadmap and implementation plans for Cloud-based solutions.

OTC Derivatives Compliance

Compliance Examiner

Location: Chicago

As a Compliance Examiner, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Compliance Examiner

Location: New York

As a Compliance Examiner, you'll join a team of problem solvers to develop innovative investigative strategies in support of our important regulatory mission. Along with technology, you will leverage your human curiosity to analyze documents, procedures and financial statements. As a team, you'll evaluate your findings for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations and provide insight on the corrective action needed.

Quantitative Risk Analyst

Location: New York

As a Quantitative Risk Analyst, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated Risk Analysts who are responsible for assisting senior leadership in the operation of NFA's swap dealer capital and margin model oversight programs. You'll also provide technical expertise in quantitative risk management matters and collateral disputes.

Quantitative Associate

Location: New York

As a Quantitative Associate, you'll join a high-performing team of dedicated Model Validators who review technical papers and capital, margin and pricing models submitted by financial institutions. You'll also validate conceptual model assessments and implementation, input data validation and perform backtesting and benchmark testing.

Registration

Registration Systems Specialist

Location: Chicago

As a Registration Systems Specialist, you'll represent the voices of ORS users—NFA staff, Member firms, the Exchanges and the CFTC—and ensure that the system meets and evolves with their needs by collaborating with NFA's Information Technology department.

Registration Investigator

Location: Chicago

As a Registration Investigator, you'll review the background and disciplinary history of NFA applicants to determine whether they meet standards for NFA membership.

Information Center Representative

Location: Chicago

As an Information Center Representative, you will respond to phone and e-mail inquiries from a variety of sources, including CFTC applicants and registrants, NFA Members and the public, among others.

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