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Research Developer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years professional C++ Development Experience in modern C++ (11 or later)
  • A strong understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • A solid foundation in programming with the ability to think, communicate, and write maintainable code
  • Python/JavaScript experience a plus
  • Experience with complex distributed applications and scalable performance
  • Proficiency with Linux/VCS/CI workflows
  • Demonstrated ability to produce algorithmic code in a fast-paced environment
  • Work with researchers to implement research studies, simulate trading strategies, and develop algorithms to compete in financial markets
  • Design trading strategy simulation software optimized for high fidelity and throughput
  • Develop software for large scale data acquisition, storage, access, and visualization
  • Work with a team to maintain and extend our existing data analysis infrastructure and toolset
  • Create user interfaces for data exploration and post trade analysis
  • Accelerate the research lifecycle from strategy prototype to production deployment
  • Evaluate new technology and improve our technology stack

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.