Senior DevOps Engineer

Job Description

3Red Partners LLC, a proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to join the team. 3Red Partners is committed to leveraging technology and math to implement competitive trading strategies. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and leading trading technologies. We focus our efforts on hiring extremely talented and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets.

The Senior DevOps Engineer will have the opportunity to work in one of our offices. We are seeking a candidate that is searching for an opportunity to make a real impact, deliver value, and work within an experienced team.


  • Development – focus on automation
    • Design and build systems to support the entire lifecycle of mission-critical trading systems applications
    • Expand and improve upon existing processes, pipelines, and systems for trading research, development, deployment, configuration management, and monitoring
    • Build tools to support real-time trading operations by automating tasks to reduce complexity and human involvement in critical systems
    • Design and implement front-end systems to allow users to configure, deploy, and control their own production processes and pipelines
    • Work closely with the core dev, research, and trading teams to deliver fixes, new features and firm-wide solutions and allow the company to continue to scale
  • Work across multiple domains of 3Red
    • Cluster, Production Trading, Distributed Risk

Technical Skills:

  • Expert Python development experience
  • C++ development experience desirable
  • Technologies (Required): SQL experience, Redis
  • Broad technical knowledge including some knowledge of Linux (threading, memory management), networking, software lifecycle processes
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Detail-oriented approach to work
  • Ability to conceptualize and understand complex systems with many dependencies and moving parts


3Red Partners prides itself on offering highly competitive benefits for our employees. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be most productive by working together. The firm offers competitive salary and performance-based bonuses, casual dress, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options (and a bit of chocolate, too!), catered breakfast and lunches weekly, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of relaxation. Additionally, 3Red offers productivity allowances, a generous learning and development reimbursement, retirement planning, and premium health benefits.