Career Opportunity

Compliance Analyst




Remote, US

About Breakwater Solutions

Breakwater helps mitigate risk and gain insight from sprawling information by combining technology automation and human expertise. Our expert consulting, software, and managed services address the challenges within information governance, disputes and investigations, regulatory compliance, privacy, and cybersecurity. Breakwater launched in 2020 with technology from IBM and private equity funding from JLL Partners. We are a global hyper-growth company. It is an exciting time to join us!

Job Summary

Compliance Analysts will have the opportunity to work in a seasonal role on an eCommunications Surveillance project with one of the world’s largest financial institutions. In this role, Compliance Analysts will leverage various technologies to screen eCommunications for client-defined market abuse and non-compliance. The position will be full-time and delivered remotely. The initial probation period is approximately six (6) months with an opportunity to be converted to regular full-time role with benefits. Compliance Analysts will be provided laptops to use for the duration of this project and will be compensated at an hourly rate based on experience with overtime eligibility.


  • Screen eCommunications quickly and effectively using client-developed guidelines on market abuse and non-compliance
  • Identify and escalate potential instances of market abuse and non-compliance
  • Work with client teams to ensure appropriate escalation of relevant cases
  • Assist with development of reports on the eCommunications Surveillance KPIs

Skills + Qualifications

  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Proactive with minimal need for guidance
  • Basic familiarity with regulations related to eCommunications Surveillance
  • Basic familiarity with FCA regulations and application to financial services clients
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Computer literate with good MS office skills
  • Experience in compliance and trade monitoring software (e.g., HP Autonomy, Digital Reasoning, Synthesys, etc.) preferred, but not required
  • Experience or interest in eCommunications Surveillance, trade surveillance, market abuse or compliance within a financial services setting

How to Apply

Please send your resume to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Breakwater is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which all people processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, citizenship, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.

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Please note that as per our policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person, or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Breakwater will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person, or entity.