Brokerage Operations Specialist (Risk) at Robinhood

| Greater Denver Area
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Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the world class products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • A Great Place to Work
  • A CNBC Disruptor 50 in 2019 and 2020
  • A LinkedIn Top Startup in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

Robinhood is backed by leading investors that include DST Global, Index Ventures, NEA, Ribbit Capital, Thrive Capital, and Sequoia.

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About the role:

We're looking for a motivated self-starter to join our Brokerage Risk Team. Our Brokerage Risk Program is responsible for the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and the response to risks faced by the introducing broker-dealer. As a Brokerage Operations Specialist (Risk), you’ll be leading the execution of Brokerage incident response, as well as executing on critical functions like alert monitoring and building, restriction implementation and operational analysis. Additionally, you will be responsible for risk assessments across the broker-dealer in order to surface risks and initiate mitigative solutions. You’ll strategize risk mitigation through tasks automation, control implementation and monitoring operations across the broker-dealer. Using data to drive operational decisions, you will collaborate with our product and engineering teams to execute on innovative, risk-mitigation projects. This role will be critical to identifying, evaluating, monitoring, and responding to risks faced by the Robinhood’s introducing broker-dealer while partnering with Enterprise risk to strengthen the capabilities across all types of risks at Robinhood.

What you’ll do day-to-day:
  • Design and monitor real-time market and trading dashboards and alerts for emerging trends
  • Design and follow policies and procedures in the event of alerts or risk trends
  • Engage leaders across the broker-dealer to perform risk assessments and track and monitor identified risks
  • Use data to craft recommendations for tools or controls that mitigate risk
  • Work closely with our engineering and product teams to launch, improve, de-risk, and scale Robinhood’s products and systems
About you: 
  • Ability to learn quickly, think critically, and apply problem-solving skills to resolve issues and implement process improvements
  • Risk management expertise, including process design and risk assessments
  • Help assess emerging risks to include the design monitoring of mitigation tactics
  • Long-term thinking; ability to identify and mitigate risks proactively and understand cross-organizational impact
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and passion for brokerage operations and financial markets
  • Resourceful and adaptive in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments; strong bias to action
  • Composed under pressure, objective, and diplomatic
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, and analytical
  • 4+ years experience in Brokerage Operations and/or Risk profession
  • Bachelor’s in finance, business, or quantitative field
  • Exposure to middle office brokerage operations, margin, and options
  • SIE, Series 7, and Series 63 (or ability to maintain within 6 months)
Bonus points: 
  • Strong Robinhood product knowledge
  • Experience interfacing with technical and non technical teams
  • Series 24 license

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please click here.

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