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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.


External Affairs & Communications

Communications Associate

Location: Chicago

The Communications Associate will support NFA's External Affairs & Communications department in developing engaging industry-facing communication and education initiatives as well as facilitating effective, organization-wide internal communication.

Futures Compliance

Examinations Manager

Location: Chicago

The Examinations Manager supports NFA's regulatory programs by monitoring Member activity, including futures commission merchants (FCMs), through examinations, financial analysis, investigations and surveillance.

Fall Compliance Intern

Location: Chicago

Compliance Interns will be provided with the opportunity to support NFA's mission of safeguarding the integrity of the derivatives markets, protecting investors and ensuring Members meet their regulatory responsibilities by collaborating with team members within the Futures Compliance department.

General Counsel


Location: Chicago

The Paralegal will assist the Board and Legal Senior Manager with Executive Committee and Board of Directors duties as needed and provide legal and administrative assistance to attorneys in the General Counsel's office, primarily with their enforcement and registration caseload. The Paralegal will also maintain an assigned caseload of registration cases and perform other duties as needed.

Human Resources

Director, Diversity and Inclusion

Location: Chicago

The Director, Diversity and Inclusion will be primarily responsible for leading NFA's Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Program. The Director will assess NFA's current program, and design, implement and manage NFA's future D&I Program initiatives and strategy.

Information Systems

Cloud Engineer

Location: Chicago

The Cloud Engineer is responsible for administering the design and configuration of Cloud based core services.

Information Security Analyst I

Location: Chicago

The Information Security Analyst I will work with Security to oversee the network and computer security posture for NFA to ensure that business and organization objectives are not adversely impacted by threats and vulnerabilities.

Information Security Engineer

Location: Chicago

The Information Security Engineer will engineer, implement and monitor a comprehensive set of security controls as a part of NFA's security strategy for the protection of NFA's computer systems, networks and data.

OTC Derivatives Compliance

Quantitative Associate

Location: New York

The Quantitative Associate works in a team of experienced Model Validators to support NFA's responsibilities in approving Member Swap Entities' internal capital and margin models. The Quantitative Associate also provides technical expertise on capital, margin and other matters relating to quantitative risk management and collateral disputes.

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Diversity & Inclusion

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