Central Risk Services | Risk Platform Engineer

New York

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Job Description

Title: Risk Platform Engineer
Business: Central Risk Services
Location: New York
Citadel is focused on continuously advancing its technology platform to maintain and expand its competitive advantage. We are looking for engineers to contribute to a unified risk platform that spans businesses and asset classes, enabling greater flexibility and improving efficiency across the firm.  
Platform Engineers play a vital role in refining and executing the strategic vision for how this platform evolves over time. 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Architect, design and develop a world-class risk analytics platform. 
  • Build a business-critical technology platform that enables sophisticated and comprehensive risk management.  
  • Integrate new code with code from several different codebases, while also building a uniform API that seamlessly operates across all asset classes.  
  • Work in a team environment that closely integrates trading, quantitative research, and technology.  
  • Work on large-scale financial data problems, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and highly collaborative team.  
  • Evaluate and select technology solutions that will directly impact Traders, Portfolio Managers, and Leadership.  
  • 6+ years of professional software engineering experience.  
  • Expertise in engineering platform solutions using Java, in addition to C++/Python, on systems of considerable scale and complexity.  
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and deep software development experience in Java and C++/Python.  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with quantitative researchers or traders to understand their needs and design and engineer scalable, robust solutions. 

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $150,000 to $300,000. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is the next-generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker. We provide institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a broad array of equity and fixed income products in any market condition. The brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the market’s most critical challenges, turning big ideas into real-world outcomes.