This position is in the Division of Enforcement, Associate Group 2, in the Office of Investigative & Market Analytics (IMA), located in Washington, DC.
The Division of Enforcement investigates possible violations of securities laws, recommends Commission action when appropriate, either in a federal court or before an administrative law judge, and negotiates settlements.
Serve as an adviser and technical authority for market surveillance to the enforcement program by gathering market intelligence and providing analysis and review of trading activity in equities, options, fixed income, and other securities instruments.
Conduct complex investigations, and assemble, analyze and develop reports related to all aspects of securities trading, including but not limited to: insider trading; market manipulation; broker-dealer policies, practices and procedures; clearing firms; investment advisers; transfer agents; securities exchanges; self-regulatory organizations (SROs); and SEC-registered companies.
Analyze registrant filings; review investigative files, SRO referral files, and actions taken by securities self-regulatory organizations, broker-dealers, clearing firms, and other registered entities; and review information obtained pursuant to Commission subpoenas.
Conduct market research to obtain historical securities trading data and other market-related information using Bloomberg, Thompson Reuters, or other industry-standard databases.
Issue request letters and subpoenas, take testimony, provide consultation and analysis on insider trading and market manipulation cases, and obtain and analyze trading data from internal and external sources.
Collaborate with SEC legal staff, U.S. Attorney's Office, and other federal, state, or local agencies on investigative matters.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public's trust and characterized by transparency and integrity.