Sr. Market Surveillance Analyst - NY (Hybrid)

CME Group
New York, USA
06 Mar 2023
05 Apr 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Sr. Market Surveillance Analysts monitor assigned products, related cash, & derivative markets in order to detect market conditions, positions or activity that could adversely affect Exchange contracts. Analysts are provided with tools & information sources that display manipulation & analysis of data related to trading activity, position maintenance & news. They work closely with experienced staff & develop the capacity to conduct high quality routine surveillance & investigations with minimal supervision.

What you'll get:
  • Exposure to CME's vast number of products and asset classes.
  • A supportive environment that promotes career progression.
  • The ability to have a direct impact on the markets by ensuring it's free from manipulation.
  • The opportunity to work with several functional groups across departments.
  • Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package.

What you'll do:
  • Communicate surveillance analyses and findings to department management and to other members of the department.
  • Conduct investigations in connection with the departments monitoring of compliance with ex-pit transaction, position limit, delivery and reporting rules and are expected to develop a sound understanding of surveillance and product rules, deliveries and back-office protocols, and surveillance and investigative techniques.
  • Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and will routinely engage market participants and representatives of clearing firms in conducting contract surveillance activities and case responsibilities.
  • Monitor market participation, deliveries, news and economic performance of assigned products, and must demonstrate a solid understanding of the fundamental factors that influence the price of their assigned contracts.
  • Prepare written reports that are reviewed by management staff and, in situations involving material rule violations, presented to Exchange disciplinary committees.

What you'll need:
  • 3+ years experience working for an exchange, a regulatory organization, a Dealer (BD), 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.
  • Working knowledge of various proprietary Market Regulation systems, preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an analytical field.


CME Group is committed to offering a competitive total rewards package for our employees that recognizes their contributions to the business and reflects our long-term investment in their future. The salary range for this role is $82,100-$136,900. Actual salary offered will be dependent on a wide array of factors including but not limited to: relevant experience, skills, education and comparison to internal employees (where relevant). Our compensation program also includes an annual target bonus opportunity for all employees, as well as the opportunity to become an owner in the company through our broad-based equity program. Through our Benefits program, we strive to offer flexibility, value and choice. From comprehensive health coverage, to a retirement package that includes both a 401(k) and an active Pension Plan, to highly competitive education reimbursement provisions, paid time off and a mental health benefit, CME Group offers a holistic Benefits package for our team and their dependents.

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