Quantitative Associate

National Futures AssociationIndiana

10 months ago


Job Title

NFA is seeking talented individuals for the following positions:

  • Futures Compliance
  • Cybersecurity Examination Specialist
  • Summer Regulatory Compliance Intern
  • General Counsel
  • Senior Paralegal
  • Data Engineer - Centralized Data Science and Analytics (CDSA)
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Summer Applications Developer Intern
  • Summer Security Compliance Intern
  • OTC Derivatives Compliance
  • Quantitative Associate

Job Location

All positions are located in various cities across the United States:

  • Chicago
  • New York

Job Overview

NFA offers exciting opportunities for college students to kickstart their careers in the financial industry. Join our dynamic team and contribute to the integrity of the derivatives markets while working alongside passionate professionals. Your work at NFA will make a significant impact, and you'll be part of a community that values empowerment and doing the right thing.


Please note that compensation details will be provided during the interview process.


Your responsibilities will vary depending on the position, but here are a few examples:

  • Analyzing documents and procedures for cybersecurity regulatory compliance deficiencies or rule violations.
  • Learning about complex derivatives markets and evaluating documents, procedures, and financial statements for compliance deficiencies or rule violations.
  • Managing legal services and administrative functions in the General Counsel's office.
  • Supporting NFA's Centralized Data Science and Analytics (CDSA) team by managing data retrieval, storage, and distribution.
  • Protecting NFA's computer systems, networks, and data.
  • Developing, maintaining, and enhancing applications that support our regulatory mission.
  • Evaluating risk assessments and evidence for inaccuracies, deficiencies, or policy deviations.
  • Validating conceptual model assessments and implementing input data validation.
  • Performing backtesting and benchmark testing through review of technical papers and financial models.


To be considered for any of these positions, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in the financial industry.
  • Currently pursuing a degree or recently graduated from a college or university (specific educational requirements may vary depending on the position).

We're excited for you to apply!

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