Brokerage Operations Specialist (Risk)

| 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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Location

Located in Denver's historic and lively Highland neighborhood featuring chic cocktail bars and trendsetting restaurants.

What are Robinhood Perks + Benefits

Robinhood Benefits Overview

Here at Robinhood, we have a competitive salary and meaningful equity. While we’re all hunkered down and working remotely we have a few benefits to help support your unique WFH situation. Whether you’re thinking about starting a family or if you’re already a parent, we know having a family is tough work. Therefore we have benefits to help you care for and nurture your family. We also have a number of benefits regarding Health & Wellness, Vacation & Time Off, Financial & Retirement, Professional Development, and Office Life.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications
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