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Risk Associate

Lake Mary, FL, US

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Robinhood is democratizing access to America’s financial system. Since our public launch in 2015, we’ve cemented our position as the fastest-growing brokerage with over two million users and billions of dollars in transaction volume. Robinhood received recognition with the Apple Design Award, the Google Material Design Award, and named Fast Company’s 11th Most Innovative Company in the World.


We’re backed by top-tier investors such as DST Global, NEA, Index Ventures, Thrive Capital, Ribbit Capital, a16z, and GV, as well as individuals such as Jared Leto, Ashton Kutcher, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, and Nas.


About the Role


Robinhood is hiring a Risk Associate to join its Market Operations team in Lake Mary. The Risk Associate will be responsible for monitoring the critical risks associated with running a brokerage. You will be monitoring our “Battlestation”, a set of real-time dashboards and alerts, and taking action on any anomalies.


As a Risk Associate you will:


Monitor real-time market and trading dashboards and alerts

Design and follow policies and procedures in the event of alerts or data outliers

Quickly diagnose and resolve issues independently or escalate to the appropriate parties

Identify patterns and proactively recommend ideas to improve Robinhood’s risk monitoring tools and procedures

Some things we consider critical to being a Risk Associate:


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Strong attention to detail and ability to analyze and interpret data

General understanding of brokerage operations and financial markets

Ability to learn quickly, think critically and apply logical problem-solving skills to isolate and resolve root causes of issues

Must be trustworthy, self-motivated and able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

A passion for Robinhood, our product and our mission to democratize access to America’s Financial System

Nice to haves:


Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or Computer Science

4+ years work experience with 2+ years relevant experience in brokerage operations, financial services, government financial regulatory agency, risk management, or compliance