Functional Design Specialist - Risk Design (f/m/d)

EUREX Clearing AG • Frankfurt am Main

Learn. Develop. Grow. But always: Share value

Join our international team that drives positive change, united by a spirit of openness and curiosity. We empower you to have an impact and to grow – personally and professionally. With us, you work at the heart of financial systems and evolve the way markets operate. We’re excited about the future because we are the ones shaping it. Let´s do this together by sharing value!

Who we are

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies for security, transparency and integrity on the markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group


Field of activity
Eurex Clearing faces various types of risk and has comprehensive risk management policies and services in place to promote integrity, transparency, efficiency, and the safety of financial markets. The CCP risk management department is responsible to define these policies and effectively operate related procedures.
The Risk Design team within the CCP Risk Management department conceptualizes, implements, and maintains processes around the integration of change into the risk management framework. In addition, the team takes a leading role in the design of functional architecture implemented in numerous infrastructure projects enabling professional risk management of Counterparty Credit and other adjacent risks today and in the future. In your role as Functional Design Specialist you will act as the main interface between risk business functions and IT (project) organizations and help shape a system architecture that is aligned with required risk management capabilities.



  • Accompany major infrastructure projects for risk management processes as main interface between risk business and IT teams
  • Take leading role in the functional design stream of the R7 project (Next Generation Risk Systems) and make sure business requirements are reflected in the architecture of new IT services
  • Support project organizations in the definition of meaningful milestones aligned with stakeholders across risk and business development functions 
  • Develop and maintain functional business- as well as data-architecture incl. blueprint documents that define the focus areas, principles and strategic directions of risk capabilities and requirements
  • Collect and analyse business requirements of different risk business functions, cluster them along common themes and translate them into project roadmaps aligned with the Eurex Business Strategy
  • Contribute conceptual work products in the areas of market data/pricing, core risk processes as well as analytics and reporting to major change initiatives based on your individual skill set
  • Regularly engage with risk management and client facing teams to understand business development trends and derive impacts on risk related dependencies and required risk management capabilities
  • Regularly present fundamental design choices and potential optionality to involved stakeholders including senior management


Qualifications/required skills

  • M.Sc. or PHD in a quantitative or economical discipline (Econometrics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Financial Engineering, or any other comparable field with risk management focus)
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in risk management with conceptual focus. Expert knowledge of financial instruments (ETD, OTC, cash market), valuation methods and market risk management methods. Sound knowledge of the CCP Business model.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving as well as communication skills
  • Affinity to technology, especially cloud based/cloud ready infrastructure
  • High commitment, motivation, hands-on attitude and willingness to take on responsibility
  • Basic project management experience or experience to organize and manage complex tasks including presenting to the senior management, clients, industry participants and regulators
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; additional German language skills will be an asset
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and external standards is a plus

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and can reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.


We enable you to move freely with our job tickets, job (e-)bikes and free parking opportunities.

Work environment

Collaboration, communication, or deep focus – in our modern office buildings you will find the perfect work environment. Free drinks and food and meal allowances included.

Health and wellbeing

We care for your health and wellbeing and besides various health promotion measures we offer you a group accident insurance and additional insurance offers at discounted rates.

Financial stability

We provide financial stability by offering attractive salaries, company pension schemes, participation in our Group Share Plan, as well as bonuses, subsidies and discounts.

Hybrid work

Collaborate and exchange on-site or work remotely several days a week in line with business needs and local regulations. Our hybrid working model combines the best of both worlds.

Flexible working hours

We want your job to fit your life situation and offer flexible working time models, part-time models, childcare allowance, or the possibility to study alongside your job.


Our market infrastructures are globally connected. Working with us means collaborating with like-minded colleagues across over 60 locations from more than 100 nations.


We promote individual development by offering internal development programmes, mentoring, further education and training budgets.

Recruiting Team

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