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DRW

Senior Software Engineer, Cryptocurrency

Chicago, Illinois, US

06 March, 2019

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Java
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Cryptocurrency

Benefits & perks

  • Performance bonus
  • Health care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Game room
  • Daily lunch and breakfast
  • Monthly wine tastings
  • Chair massages

To sum it up...

Design and develop trading technology for Cryptocurrencies

Role overview

Work alongside an exceptional technical peer group at one of the world's leading proprietary trading groups in Chicago. You will have access to considerable resources to build a market leading platform, plus support a trading team operating in the exciting cryptocurrency space.

The Role

DRW is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join a team of highly talented Cryptocurrency technologists, traders, and researchers. As part of this team, you will be tasked with designing, building, and maintaining full-stack trading systems for use in Cryptocurrency markets. Given the nature of this market, you will also be expected to understand changes being made to the technology that underlies cryptocurrencies. While the team primarily works in C++, Java, and Python we are open to exploring new languages should the need arise.

Responsibilities:

Work directly with traders, quantitative researchers, and other software engineers in cross-functional team environments.

Development and support of full-stack C++/Java trading systems. This will include work on trading algorithms, risk management, monitoring, user-interfaces, and operational integration.

Research changes to the technology that underlies cryptocurrencies as well as the introduction of new coins to the market.

Take part in a 24/7 support rotation.Required Skills:

Strong experience with C++/Java in a micro-service architecture.

Strong experience with Cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology

Experience with development and support of trading systems.

Experience with front-end web development (JavaScript, etc.)

Initiative and proven experience independently driving projects to completion.Bonus Points:

A passion for cryptocurrencies and the role they play in global markets.

Active participation in cryptocurrency user groups and open source projects.

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DRW Trading is a principal trading firm, which means no outside investors or third-party funds, and we trade for our own account in markets around the world. Their trading is diverse—across asset classes and instruments, using our own models and systems—and it’s this diversification that sets us apart. Founded in 1992 by bringing together technology, research, and risk management to capture trading and investment opportunities, and we still take that approach today. Though we’ve grown to more than 700 exceptional people in six cities around the world, we have the spirit of a start-up and a constant focus on results.

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Engineers who find a new job through Blockchain Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • C++
  • Java
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Cryptocurrency

Benefits & perks

  • Performance bonus
  • Health care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Game room
  • Daily lunch and breakfast
  • Monthly wine tastings
  • Chair massages

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