Full-Time

Quantitative Analyst

DRW

DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified global trading and investment leveraging technology.

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services

Mid, Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or related majors
  • At least 5 years' working experience in the US financial markets, including 3+ years of experience in the proprietary trading industry
  • Prior knowledge or desire to learn about market making strategies; basics of pricing, execution, and risk management
  • Technical expertise in programming and software tools including Python (Strong), Data Analytics, Data ETL (Extract transform-load), Excel
  • Ability to present complex data in a clear and visually appealing way using tools like Tableau, Power BI etc
  • Ability to work with people across multiple locations, be collaborative, and work independently
  • Exceptional spoken and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Interface with various embedded market opportunities and trading teams to deliver analytics to optimize firm-wide revenue generation opportunities
  • Extract and collect relevant market data from both internal databases and external sources such as exchanges and market data providers
  • Generate analyses from that data on market opportunities and potential new initiatives. This includes identifying total addressable market, determining specific strategies (both latency sensitive and non-latency sensitive), and overlaying DRW’s unique capabilities and strengths
  • Communicate insights and findings clearly to firm leadership, and drive execution as necessary on related initiatives
  • Develop robust financial reporting and tools as needed for specific Corporate Strategy team use cases, in coordination with Finance and Accounting teams
  • Produce opportunity analysis reporting and dashboards for the Corporate Strategy team

DRW stands out for its diversified approach to trading and investment, leveraging technology, research, and risk management across multiple asset classes and global markets. The company fosters a culture of high expectations and continuous learning, offering the dynamism of a startup with the stability of an established firm. Employees are encouraged to solve complex problems, with their efforts duly recognized and rewarded, making DRW a compelling place to work for those seeking intellectual stimulation and professional growth.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

46%

Benefits

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