Hello, we're DRW

DRW is a diversified principal trading firm, trading our own capital at our risk across a range of asset classes, instruments and strategies in markets around the world. Sophisticated technology and a passion for solving complex problems drives this activity.

Why Work with Us?

The DRW approach is simple: tenure, experience and titles don’t matter as much as ideas, execution and results. We believe in creating opportunity to take on more complex problems, more interesting projects and more specialized skills. It’s a results-driven environment where friendships grow and respect is the norm.
We are

Passionate,

Collaborative &

Strategic

An Insider's view of DRW

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How does your team reward individual success?

Our team acknowledges individual success and provides an environment to further new ideas. The team then ensures higher management is aware of your contribution. These accomplishments become part of the individual’s and team’s record at the end of the year. This approach I believe has led to a lot of innovations on my team.

Kumbi

Network Engineer
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What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

I work with huge volumes of data and my goal is to make that data useful to others. Some days this means getting into the nitty gritty of network hardware & protocols. Other days I’m building infrastructure to store & process it. But the days I enjoy the most, I’m building data visualization & exploration tools to help people make sense of it all.

Joe

Software Engineer
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What are some things you learned at the company?

We’re free to choose the technology stack that best solves each individual problem, so the learning happens project to project. I started programming in C#, but changing teams exposed me to a new suite of languages that I’m now working in regularly

Carissa

Software Engineer
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Working on the risk team, I combine the principles of risk management and computer science. I help direct how we take risk across the organization, and ensure reliability with the use of really innovative tech.

Brawnski

Software Engineer
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DRW is not all work, all the time. We offer a number of activities and events for all interests, like monthly wine tastings, sports leagues, hobby clubs and movie outings to name a few.

Michelle

Systems Team Lead

Where we are

Situated in Chicago's thriving West Loop, our HQ is convenient for Metra and CTA riders alike - and foodies looking for a bite on "Restaurant Row."
540 W. Madison St., Chicago, IL 60661

Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness
Dental Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Onsite Gym
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+1
Retirement & Stock Options
401(K)
401(K)
401(K) Matching
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off
Generous PTO
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Company Outings
Daily Meals Provided
Daily Meals Provided
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+7
+6
Professional Development
Job Training & Conferences
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement
  • “I came to DRW straight out of college with no background in finance. Since then, I’ve been learning nonstop.”
    Elaine
    Trading Researcher
  • “You get to choose the best technologies that work for your projects. You are not tied to specific languages, platforms, or services. We are free to tinker and experiment as we see fit.”
    Omar
    Software Engineer
  • I love the creativity and the scope here. If you have a good idea and you've done the research, they're happy to give you the resources you need.
    Reid
    Trader
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