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Experienced Trader- DV Chain

DV Trading is a proprietary trading firm headquatered in Chicago, IL.

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Experienced Trader- DV Chain

About Us:

Founded more than 15 years ago and headquartered in Chicago, the DV Group of financial services firms has grown to more than 350 people operating throughout North America and in Europe. Since spinning out of a large brokerage firm in 2016, DV Trading has rapidly scaled as an independent proprietary trading firm utilizing its own capital, trading strategies, and risk management methodologies to provide liquidity to worldwide financial markets and hedging opportunities to commodity producers and users. Now, DV group affiliates include two broker dealers, a cryptocurrency market making firm, and a bourgeoning investment adviser.


DV Chain, an affiliate of DV Trading, provides world-class cryptocurrency trading and technology and has become one of the world’s leading liquidity providers, arming institutional and professional traders with innovative cryptocurrency solutions. We’re looking for a Proprietary Crypto Trader to develop and implement alpha-generating trading strategies within the Cryptocurrency markets. You will be joining a tight-knit, collaborative, and entrepreneurial team that is building solutions across the Crypto ecosystem.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with our research team and other traders on our crypto trading desk to identify new opportunities that will complement and enhance our current suite of strategies.
  • Demonstrate exceptional proficiency in managing risk while contributing to all other aspects of trading activities such as position management, reconciliation, research, and post trade analysis.
  • Develop and share a deep understanding of market-structure, fundamental trends, and regulatory considerations in the crypto markets.


  • Market making experience trading Equities, Cryptocurrencies, or FX.
  • Proven track record of alpha generating strategies, idea generation, and managing portfolio risk.
  • Experience managing retail order flow and signal generation.
  • Ability to articulate and troubleshoot trades, strategies, and systems.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Must have a sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Mid-high frequent trading experience a plus.
  • Python or similar coding experience a plus.


DV is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only search firms with valid, written agreements with DV should submit resumes in response to DV’s posted positions. All resumes submitted by search firms to DV via e-mail, the Internet, personal delivery, facsimile, or any other method without a valid written agreement shall be deemed the sole property of DV, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by DV. DV is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.