Quantitative Developer

3Red Partners LLC, a proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, is seeking a Quantitative Developer 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 Quantitative Developer will have the opportunity to work in our Chicago or New York office on strategy development and code optimization. We are seeking a candidate that is searching for an opportunity to make a real impact, deliver value, and work within an experienced team.


  • Partner with the team to build, optimize, and evolve the firms’ current research pipeline and strategy development
  • Identify potential areas for optimization and performance enhancements through research; including, but not limited to suggestions for the ongoing maintenance and improvement of code quality
  • Build components and new infrastructure to maintain new trading strategies and exhausting the testing and debugging skills as part of the development process
  • Work directly with traders and developer to provide realistic project timelines and estimates and ensure team accountability
  • Stay current on industry developments and trends to maintain ongoing business awareness and a competitive edge


  • A Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree with more than 2 years of experience with a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or a similar field
  • Experience coding in C++ and Python
  • Strong organizational and software architecture skills with a proven understanding of optimizing and profiling strategies
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects at one time


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.