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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.

 

Compliance

Cybersecurity Examination Specialist

Location: New York

The Cybersecurity Examination Specialist will support NFA's Futures and OTC Derivatives Compliance departments' cybersecurity regulatory program by monitoring Member activities through examinations, investigations and surveillance. The goal of monitoring is to enable NFA to keep abreast of significant cybersecurity developments with Members and across the industry.

Data Scientist, Risk Management

Location: Chicago

The Data Scientist will conduct a wide-range of research and development to support the Compliance department in making data-informed choices. Projects may involve building risk models using supervised machine learning, the development of recommender systems, hypothesis testing, visual storytelling with data, interactive dashboard development, survival analysis, and social network analysis.

Compliance Intern

Location: Chicago

The Compliance Intern's main responsibility is to assist the Compliance department with its core functions of examinations, investigations and financial surveillance of NFA Members. The Compliance Intern will attend various internal training classes and assist with other special projects as necessary. The Intern also will interact with the investing public, senior staff and NFA Member firms.

Compliance Intern

Location: New York

The Compliance Intern's main responsibility is to assist the Compliance department with its core functions of examinations, investigations and financial surveillance of NFA Members. The Compliance Intern will attend various internal training classes and assist with other special projects as necessary. The Intern also will interact with the investing public, senior staff and NFA Member firms.

Information Systems

Managing Director of IT Strategic Planning

Location: Chicago

The Managing Director will assist in the identification and application of strategic information technology (IT) initiatives that support the safe, effective and efficient execution of NFA's regulatory and business responsibilities across the organization.

Senior Network Analyst

Location: Chicago

The Senior Network Analyst will maintain the availability and efficient operation of NFA's network and its related hardware and software.  This role will be tasked with ensuring systems are optimally installed, monitored and tuned.

Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Specialist

Location: Chicago

The Business Continuity Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Specialist will assist the NFA DR Coordinator in developing, maintaining and implementing NFA's BC/DR plans according to guidelines, pertinent standards and frameworks, industry best-practices and applicable laws and regulations. In addition, the BC/DR Specialist will also assist in identifying potential business disruptions and developing safeguards for systems, workflows, operations and work spaces.

Application Security Architect

Location: Chicago

The Application Security Architect will support NFA's information technology (IT) initiatives by assessing new and existing applications and system deployments for vulnerabilities and critical design flaws, while also prioritizing remediation efforts based on risk. Additionally, they will provide frameworks and guidelines to enable secure applications.

OTC Derivatives

Quantitative Associate

Location: New York

Quantitative Associates for New York, NY location. Support the approval of Swap Entities’ internal capital and margin models. Review and provide technical expertise on capital, margin, pricing models and other matters relating to quantitative risk management and collateral disputes.

Quantitative Risk Associate

Location: New York

The Quantitative Risk Associate will join the OTC Derivatives department's Risk team to support NFA's responsibilities in monitoring swap dealers' (SD) internal capital and margin models' performance and conducting risk data analysis. The Quantitative Risk Associate will also provide technical expertise on capital, margin, and other matters relating to quantitative risk management and collateral disputes.

OTC Derivatives Intern

Location: New York

The OTC Derivatives Intern will work closely with Compliance Examiners and Managers within the OTC Derivatives department to assist in supporting NFA’s regulatory programs, the review of provisionally registered swap dealers' (SD) documentation, as well as special research projects. The Intern will be introduced to NFA's Swaps Examination Program and eligible to shadow on an examination. The Intern will also be expected to participate in training and will receive coaching and guidance from NFA staff.

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