Derivatives Documentation and Compliance Specialist


Who we are:

Derivative Path is an award-winning, founder-led and venture-backed firm providing financial technology and advisory solutions to solve complex interest rate, foreign exchange, and commodity transactions. Since launching in 2013, the firm has signed over 150 financial institutions and established itself as a leader in capital markets innovation. In 2020 Derivative Path raised $35 million of growth equity from FTV Capital. In 2021, the Company acquired Monetics to mark its expansion into the Commercial Real Estate sector. The firm won the 2020 and 2021 Risk Management Advisory Firm of the Year in the Americas by Global Capital and the 2021 Top Multi-Asset Trading System of the Year from FOW International. 

Derivative Path is a “remote-first” employer that offers our team of 80 employees the flexibility to work from any location or one of our four offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Chicago, and Manila.

Derivative Path is dedicated to building a diverse environment and has an unwavering commitment to creating a sense of belonging for all our employees.

The opportunity:

We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Derivatives Documentation and Compliance Specialist who will be responsible for facilitating the preparation, negotiation, and execution of all derivatives trading agreements, in addition to providing guidance on compliance with derivatives regulation. This role will be responsible for handling many of the day-to-day compliance responsibilities for the firm, supporting the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.


  • Provide internal and customer compliance support for the interest rate, FX, and commodity derivatives businesses
  • Review ISDA master agreements, CSAs, commercial loan documentation, and related supporting documents to ensure compliance with Dodd-Frank regulations 
  • Assist clients with determining Eligible Contract Participant status for end-user customers
  • Manage transactional documentation flow between outside counsel and clients
  • Manage individual and firm registration requirements, including licensing and continuing education
  • Assist with managing, implementing, and updating the firm’s compliance and regulatory policies, procedures, and code of ethics and ensure compliance with applicable state laws and regulations
  • Provide training on compliance-related topics on an as-needed basis
  • Assist with all audits, including providing responses and developing corrective action plans

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years regulatory, compliance, operational risk, or legal experience in swap related industry required
  • Working knowledge of ISDA master agreements and other derivatives trading documentation
  • Strong knowledge of NFA and CFTC and Dodd-Frank regulation related to introducing brokers, commodity trading advisors, and swap products
  • Experience in drafting policies, procedures, and other legal documentation
  • Familiarity with FX and commodity derivatives
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Eager to join an entrepreneurial team looking to revolutionize the banking industry with technology and business-friendly solutions

We're looking forward to hearing from you!