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Surveillance Officer

  • Location:

    New York

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  • Contact:

    Ali Hughes

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  • Contact phone:

    +1 332 256 0130

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our Client

Our client is a multinational leading high frequency trading (HFT) firm with a primary focus in the crypto markets. They specialise in quantitative and algorithmic trading strategies as well as investment advisory.

The Surveillance Officer sits in the Legal and Compliance department, managing all trade monitoring programs and surveillance processes. The successful candidate will lead a team of 4 and report directly into the Head of Surveillance.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Head of Surveillance on implementation, such as designing new alerts

  • BAU surveillance projects in escalations and updates across programs and processes

  • Compliance advisory; guiding investments in trading technology and related products

  • Coordinating with developers on reviewing data and writing reports

  • Handling regulatory requests as needed

Your Profile

  • FICC experience including corporate bonds, interest rate swaps, FX income, etc.

  • Background at a HFT, broker dealer or relevant crypto/digital assets market

  • Must have technical skills in NASDAQ Smarts

  • Coding languages are beneficial but not required (Python, SQL, Java, etc.)

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Ali Hughes.
Phone: +1 332 256 0130
Reference Code: 11539

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks, and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.