Castleton Commodities International LLC

  • Risk Manager (Oil Liquids)

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Castleton Commodities International ( is hiring a Risk Manager in our Stamford, CT office. This role will report directly to the Co-Head of CCI’s Global Merchant Liquids Business and will have significant interaction with all of the Oil Liquids Desk Heads, Senior Leadership, and the Risk team. 


    • Create comprehensive risk position reporting and conduct overall analysis. Work with Head of Oil Business & Oil Desk heads to summarize market conditions impact on overall risk.  
    • Consult with traders and analysts manage their overall risk.
    • Participate in weekly risk meetings with Desk Heads and Risk Committee.
    • Utilize various mathematical methods to analyze the statistical correlation of various energy trading markets.
    • Conduct statistical studies, such as back testing and principal components analysis, on identified risk factors across the energy trading industry.
    • Research and code option models; analyze futures, options, and other instruments.
    • Evaluate energy markets; cash & derivatives risk, option sensitivities & risk, & credit/ counterparty risk.
    • Identify, research, and produce new risk measures; build tools for historical price analysis; analyze data to identify macroeconomic risk factors.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computational Finance, Statistics, or related field of study.


    • Will consider candidates with a minimum of 2 years of applicable risk experience to more senior risk management professionals.
    • Strong Technical skills in Excel & VBA, with experience in one or more of the following programming languages: R, Python, or Matlab.
    • Prior experience in commodities is required, previous experience in a risk management role within physical oil is a plus within either a Hedge Fund, Oil Major, Commodity Merchant, or Bank.
    • Strong communication skills and proven ability to succeed in a high pressure environment.




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