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Software Engineer
Python, Jax
Posted on 5/13/2022
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of experience building demanding, live systems in Python
  • In-depth knowledge of Python and keeps up with current standards (3.6 onwards)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Python ecosystem: third party libraries, packaging in-built Python libraries
  • Solid understanding of data structures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of CI software, such as TeamCity or Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Ability to mentor others and lead small projects
  • Manage the day-to-day technology requirements of our proprietary trading systems
  • Accelerate trading and research analysis workflows by utilizing and expanding on DRW's in-house infrastructure and improve productivity
  • Evaluate new technologies and identify/deprecate legacy code to improve on the current technological stack
  • Collaborate with other engineers, traders, and researchers to design custom frameworks or end-user solutions
  • Write performance sensitive code and user-friendly APIs to facilitate access to our in-house data analysis infrastructure
  • Lead design discussions and conduct code reviews to maintain high standards and quality of written code
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in the trading industry
  • Knowledge with Anaconda
  • Familiarity with the scientific python stack (pandas, numpy, scipy, TensorFlow)

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.