DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 30 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With nearly 1500 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It is a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.
The Risk Management team is responsible for measuring the risk of the firm at all aggregation levels and any time horizon, monitoring and disseminating risk at appropriate aggregation levels, and ensuring DRW has procedures and operational controls in place which align with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Risk managers act as an independent check on trading desks. In collaboration with the desk and partners, risk managers are responsible for parameterizing desk's risks analytical terms such as VaR, DV01, factor models, and option sensitivities. Risk managers utilize the Risk Technology team to build and automate the measurement, monitoring, and dissemination of risk to desks and senior management across the firm.
We are looking for an outstanding Senior Software Engineer with diverse skills to join our Risk Technology team to develop and maintain applications and tools used to administer and govern trading desks’ adherence to risk parameters and limits. While previous experience working the in the trading/finance industry is beneficial, we're looking for talented software engineers, not specific industry experience. This role can be hybrid (Chicago) or remote.
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