Data Investigator

CME Group
Chicago, USA
14 Jan 2023
13 Feb 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

The Data Investigator will execute CME's recordkeeping exception programs and exams and will make recommendations for rule violations. Data Investigators work both independently as well as in a small-team environment. They can confidently handle exams of medium-level complexity with minimal supervision. Data Investigators demonstrate strong analytical capabilities and knowledge of the electronic trading world.

What you'll get:
  • Friendly and tight knit team.
  • The opportunity to work with several functional groups across departments.
  • Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package.
  • Hybrid work schedule

What you'll do:
  • Analyze trading data and audit trail records to determine if violations of exchange recordkeeping rules have been committed.
  • Determine the amount of inquiry necessary to make judgments on whether a basis for a rule violation exists.
  • Develop a sound understanding of market fundamentals, trading practices, investigative and surveillance techniques, trading platforms and systems design, and Exchange trade practice rules.
  • Document actions by writing succinct, accurate, and complete memoranda, letters, and reports according to established protocols.
  • Execute and manage one or more Data Investigations programs for which they are primarily responsible.
  • Track program output and metrics and present results and recommendations to senior management.
  • Handle multiple cases in addition to participating in team projects/ initiatives.
  • Utilize strong organizational and planning skills and a high degree of initiative to ensure timely completion of investigations.
  • Exhibit a solid understanding of Exchange rules and interpretations within the scope of Data Investigations.
  • Regularly interact with clearing firm employees and other industry professionals to answer questions regarding Exchange rules.

What you'll need:
  • 1-3 years' experience working for an exchange, a regulatory organization, a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) or similar organization.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to research, schedule, analyze and present findings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a small-team environment with minimal supervision.
  • MS Office: Intermediate to advanced MS Word, MS Excel.
  • Experience with Tableau, Python, and/or MS Access a plus
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution


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