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Senior C++ Engineer

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Senior Power Trader

Short-term ICE Futures Western Hub

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Senior Power Trader

MISO Virtual Trader

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Senior Quantitative Researcher

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Data Engineer

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Senior C++ Engineer

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Senior C++ Engineer

Team: Engineering

Role: Senior C++ Engineer

You will be joining a talented team working on RISQ trading platform. Despite our industry standing, we are a relatively small team so you will have plenty of exposure to a variety of projects and have the opportunity to make a significant impact.

We are looking to hire talented individuals who wish to master their technical skills and help us gain and maintain our market edge in this highly competitive industry.

Essential Skills:

  • At least four years experience with C++ in a production environment
  • Highly proficient in C++ (exposure to or awareness of data structures, STL, Boost, C++11 / 14 / 17)
  • Computer science (or similar) degree from a top institution at 2:1 or above
  • A good understanding of Linux, network programming and scripting languages
  • Knowledge of test driven development, test frameworks, continuous integration and the monitoring and support of highly available systems
  • Knowledge of common database technologies
  • An interest in sports betting, financial or commodities trading
  • An interest in high-frequency, low latency transactional systems
  • Comfortable getting involved in DevOps

Remuneration: Competitive

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Senior Power Trader – Short-term ICE Futures Western Hub

Team: US Power Trading

Role: Senior Power Trader – Short-term ICE Futures Western Hub

You will have multiple years’ experience conducting your own market analysis, developing and executing trading strategies while strictly abiding by the risk management framework in place.

You will have your own profitable book of $1,000,000 or greater trading revenue in consecutive years (other track record levels will be considered).

You will trade both the Western Hub BalDay and BalWeek contracts and have concentration on the Western Hub BalDay contract. You should be comfortable trading between 500MW – 1000 MW volume levels on the BalDay product.  You will have the ability to also trade the PJM UTC or Virtual product as well, however, the core concentration, and revenue generation, must come from the short-term Western Hub futures trading.

Why RISQ? 

RISQ offers their Traders a strong compensation package with their salary as a desk expense and a strong commission percentage – depending on experience and profitability levels – on net profits of their personal book.

RISQ’s genesis is building trading platforms and automating trade signals. We are building our proprietary energy trading platform which will be available to the desk’s traders. As a Senior Trader, you will have significant influence in the tools and customization of the proprietary platform for your ISO and/or Product(s).

RISQ believes in automation and quantitative analysis. Senior Traders will be able to work with our Data Scientists to develop trade signals and include quantitative analysis methods into their market analysis and strategy development workflow.

RISQ is an ambitious company and wants to align with ambitious individuals. We provide the ability for our Senior Traders to increase their risk, markets and products traded in line with proven performance and within our risk

RISQ offers this package as a remote position, on our trading floor in London or Dublin

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Senior Power Trader – MISO Virtual Trader

You will have multiple years’ experience conducting your own market analysis, developing and executing trading strategies while strictly abiding by the risk management framework in place.

You will have your own profitable book of $1,000,000 or greater trading revenue in consecutive years (other track record levels will be considered).

You will have the ability to also trade the MISO Indy Hub futures product on ICE as well, however, the core concentration, and revenue generation, must come from the MISO Virtual trading.

Why RISQ? 

RISQ offers their Traders a strong compensation package with their salary as a desk expense and a strong commission percentage– depending on experience and profitability levels – on net profits of their personal book.

RISQ’s genesis is building trading platforms and automating trade signals. We are building our proprietary energy trading platform which will be available to the desk’s traders. As a Senior Trader, you will have significant influence in the tools and customization of the proprietary platform for your ISO and/or Product(s).

RISQ believes in automation and quantitative analysis. Our Senior Traders will be able to work with our Data Scientists to develop trade signals and include quantitative analysis methods into their market analysis and strategy development workflow.

RISQ is an ambitious company and wants to align with ambitious individuals. We provide the ability for our Senior Traders to increase their risk, markets and products traded in line with proven performance and within our risk

RISQ offers this package as a remote position or on our trading floor in London or Dublin.

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Data Engineer

Team: Operations

Role: Data Engineer

We are looking to add a data engineer to the team who will be responsible for delivering the organisation’s data strategy. Risq’s ultimate objective is to build a world-class data platform to assist with the rapid development of risk management strategies in the sports and power markets. Our ideal candidate is deeply passionate about: technical challenges; proactively sourcing and collecting trading data; performant, well-structured databases; and making this high-quality, well-documented data available to the entire organisation to support our business strategy.

Essential Skills:

  • Significant experience with scripting languages (Preferably Python and Typescript)
  • Experience with SQL and procedural languages
  • Experience managing database performance
  • Experience with data architecture
  • Experience with AWS (Athena, S3, Glue, data pipeline, EC2)
  • Either concrete experience writing web scraping tools or a working knowledge of HTML, XML and XPath
  • Experience building ETL processes

Remuneration: Competitive

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Senior Quantitative Researcher

Team: Quantitative Research

Role: Senior Quantitative Researcher

You will be part of a centralised Quantitative team working on automated trading strategies across global sport and energy markets. You will be a self starter, with the ability and drive to beat the market using problem solving as well your technical skills to win. RISQ is committed to getting a team of highly talented individuals who can thrive off each other intellectually, promoting personal growth and development. You will have the ability to work on your own strategies as well as being able to work as part of a team and help contribute to other team members strategies.

You will be supported by a talented engineering and data team that will help implement the strategies that you develop.

Essential Skills:

  • 5-10 years quantitative trading experience.
  • Proficient in back-testing, simulation, statistical and machine learning techniques.
  • Proven success in building and implementation of profitable trading strategies
  • Researching, and building systematic training strategies across different asset classes
  • Supporting trading desks and drive the genesis of automation across the teams
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Head of European Power Trading

Team: European Power Trading

Role: Head of European Power Trading

You will have multiple years’ experience conducting your own market analysis, developing and executing trading strategies while strictly abiding by the risk management framework in place.

You will have your own profitable book of €1,000,0000 to €10,000,000 trading revenue, or greater (other track record levels will be considered).

You will have the ability to trade the short term power markets profitably, growing the team and desk into trading medium to longer terms products.

Why RISQ? 

RISQ offers their Traders a strong compensation package with their salary as a desk expense and a highly competitive commission structure – depending on experience and profitability levels – on net profits of their personal book.

RISQ’s genesis is building trading platforms and automating trade signals. We are building our proprietary energy trading platform which will be available to the desk’s traders. As Head Trader, you will have significant influence in the tools and customization of the proprietary platform for your ISO and/or Product(s).

RISQ believes in automation and quantitative analysis. All of our Traders will be encouraged to work with our Data Scientists to develop trade signals and include quantitative analysis methods into their market analysis and strategy development workflow.

RISQ is an ambitious company and wants to align with ambitious individuals. We provide the ability for our Traders to increase their risk, markets and products traded in line with proven performance and within our risk

RISQ offers this package as a remote position or in our Cannon Street office.

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