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Benefits/HRIS Analyst

PEAK6
Chicago
2 days ago
+26
As a member of the HR Team at PEAK6, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll leverage your strategic and hands-on Benefits/HRIS experience and knowledge to help us build and elevate our Benefits programs for over 1000 employees across the org. Additionally, you’ll bring vision and value to our organization and employees, in a rapidly growing environment and team. Our success brings us unique challenges - join us as we build innovative and creative solutions! 

PEAK6 Business Operator Boot Camp - 8/16/20 - 8/22/20

PEAK6
Chicago
2 days ago
+26
Designed for rising college seniors of all backgrounds and majors, the PEAK6 2020 Boot Camp is a highly engaging end-of-summer weeklong sprint program that will develop your skills as a leader and future business operator. Working with a small team of peers, you will build and test a prototype with customers to tackle real challenges that PEAK6 companies face. You will learn how to focus your efforts on the right problems, efficiently bring your ideas to life, quickly test your solutions, and iterate on the insights collected. This comprehensive educational experience offers an introduction to what we believe is the Operator 101 toolkit—business strategy, leadership and communication in groups, behavior science, design thinking and more. 

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
5 days ago
+26
As a member on our Infrastructure team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading entity and have genuine opportunities to lead projects to optimize dev teams and deploying their applications. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, takes responsibility for overall systems architecture, and has a solid understanding of designing, deploying, and supporting Linux for end users. This role will report to the Systems Team lead who reports into our Director of Infrastructure.

Labor & Employment Counsel

PEAK6
Chicago
1 week ago
+26
Labor & Employment Counsel PEAK6 is a leading investment firm headquartered in Chicago. More than 20 years ago, we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology in our trading business. Today, we leverage our technical ingenuity and operational ability across a number of investment areas, spanning early- to mid-stage growth capital, operational control, trading, and sports management. Over the years, we have built

Trading Experience for Women - Internship

PEAK6
Chicago
1 week ago
+26
Working on an impactful project from concept to delivery, and presenting your work to senior leadership, end users and stakeholders of the organization. Comprehensive mentorship and feedback process that includes dedicated 1:1 mentors, scheduled feedback cycles, and weekly 360 degree feedback of the program. Effective learning and development programs, training, and application of both trading and technology. Rotational programs and deep-dives within each trading team. Exposure to other PEAK6 business lines and ventures to enhance career perspective. Multiple opportunities to hear and learn from influential women in the FinTech space, including our own! Defined experience timeline and structured program, from start to finish to ensure a maximum experience. Dynamic and fast paced environment with an emphasis on learning and staying ahead of the curve. Company sponsored events including social, team-building, and experiential programs.

Trading Group Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
1 week ago
+26
As a member of the Trading Group Engineering team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading group and have genuine opportunities to shape the future of our trading efforts using technology. This is a role for someone with expertise in Python as well as the motivation to mentor and develop other quantitative team members as well as traders in a fast-paced environment. This role will report to the Trading Group Engineering Lead.

Technology Experience for Women - Internship

PEAK6
Chicago
1 week ago
+26
Our 9-week Tech Experience will introduce you to the basics of FinTech and help you build key software development skills that you’ll leverage throughout your career. You’ll have an opportunity to explore your interests by shadowing developers, systems and network engineers, traders, quants, and more. Our tech team is tight-knit, supportive, and highly collaborative – everyone is invested in each other’s and the team’s success.

Technical Operations Leader

PEAK6
Chicago
1 week ago
+26
As Technical Operations Director you will lead the operations team providing mission critical support for our cutting-edge trading platform and applications. You’ll be responsible for our technical operations strategy, improving our day to day operations while translating trading desk needs into tactical priorities. You’ll also be a champion for engineering excellence, assessing and guiding our teams to ensure the that our trading platform and all trading applications are well-documented, observable, monitored, and performant. As Director, you will have ownership over our operational capabilities and overall performance reporting incentivizing teams to set and reach uptime objectives, service level agreements, and overall operational excellence. 

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Engineering

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
Accelerate your career by joining a dynamic, successful team looking to break new ground in talent acquisition. In this role, you’ll be a critical member of the recruiting team, partnering with the Technology team and driving the recruiting process to identify the right fits for our sophisticated, growing technology team.

Senior DevOps Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
Work with internal and external partners to ensure the proper operation of the new PEAK6 platform. Think through hard problems and solve them at all layers of the enterprise. Automate tasks to drive consistency, reduce complexity and eliminate human involvement where ever possible. Design and implement front-end systems to empower users to configure, deploy, and control their own production processes and pipelines. Ensure that systems are properly monitored. Ensure systems are documented and can be easily maintained by all team members. Ensure disaster recovery solutions are in place, tested and well documented. Work as a part of small, productive development team that puts an emphasis on code quality, peer reviews and strong engineering practices.

Director of Creative Services

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
We are looking for an experienced, hands-on marketer to build and lead an in-house creative services team to support PEAK6 and its portfolio companies. In this role you’ll work across all our different businesses and have genuine opportunities to impact the firm and shape the future of our marketing efforts while reinforcing a growing, thriving culture. You will also partner with senior leadership to understand and express their vision, and increase brand engagement and awareness for PEAK6 and its operating philosophy, core businesses and associated investments.

Director of Corporate Communications

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
We are looking for an experienced, hands-on communications professional to lead our internal and external communications and media relations efforts. In this role you’ll work across all our different businesses and have genuine opportunities to impact the firm and shape the reputation of our business while reinforcing a growing, thriving culture. You will also partner with the senior leadership team to understand and express their vision, and increase engagement with and awareness of PEAK6 among employees and within the marketplace.

Software Development Engineer in Test

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
As a member on our Test Development Team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading entity and have genuine opportunities to shape and define the applications released to trading. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, who can work with minimal direction, and has a solid understanding of software development. This role will report to the Software Development in Test Manager who reports into our Development Director and Chief Technology Officer.

Vice President of Shared IT Services

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
We believe, you and your team will build a shared services solution that is so compelling that business units will WANT to use it. This not about driving the company towards shared services solutions for cost reasons, but about freeing up the organization from dealing with common needs in order to empower the businesses to focus on their core capabilities and differentiators. This team creates capabilities and services in areas where people just want the stuff to work “Like Air” (you just don’t think about it).  You are not looking to build an empire; you are committed to providing best-in-class service & support across a diverse set of portfolio companies so that our executive team is knocking on your door asking you to provide additional services. You create well-engineered solutions for rapid deployment, supporting those solutions and you look for creative ways to say “yes” while building with an eye towards consistency and similar user experiences.  

Senior Back-end Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
Define, develop, deploy and operate a number of reactive, autonomous micro-services that are the foundation of the new PEAK6 platform. Think through hard problems and solve them at all layers of the enterprise. Develop and maintain a clean and consistent API for both internal applications and external client applications. Write self-documenting and well-tested code with an emphasis on sustainable development practices. Work as a part of small, productive development team that puts an emphasis on code quality, peer reviews and strong engineering practices.

Senior Software Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that the development of integrative technology can improve how business is done. The passion for that idea powers our firm still. As a Senior Software Engineer at PEAK6, you are free to explore unique solutions and try fresh ideas within our engineering teams – Core/Data, Trading Tools, and Execution - that may benefit our financial services and trading businesses, and our investment companies. You’ll collaborate with some of tech’s sharpest minds to solve for the firm’s ever-changing but exciting challenges. Working in tech at PEAK6 means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.

Software Engineer

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
Collaborating with business and technology teams on trading strategy implementations. Developing core systems like messaging architecture/systems and/or end user applications around portfolio risk and data analysis that help support the activities of various middle and back-office operations as well as trading tools/platforms. Performing manual and automated testing to confirm application behavior. Optimizing and monitoring critical path performance. Troubleshooting production issues quickly and efficiently.

Scrum Master

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
Performs all Scrum Masters duties as needed for Scrum Teams. Coach, mentor and reinforce Lean and Agile practices with Program teams, stakeholders and peers. Able to garner respect from team(s) and willing to get your hands dirty to get the job done while placing other’s interests ahead of your own. Build trust within your team(s) and also within the Agile Practices group by being accountable and following through on commitments. Proactively communicate progress, decisions; Provide visibility into gaps, issues, risks and opportunities across scrum teams, solving and where needed escalating impediments. Define, implement, and lead Scrum teams on tracking PI completion with the right program level metrics such as velocity, story points, lead times, cycle times, etc.

Director of Shared Information Security Services

PEAK6
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+26
As a member on our Infrastructure team at PEAK6 Capital Management, you’ll have a big impact on the firm. You’ll work within our proprietary trading entity and have genuine opportunities to lead projects to identify risks in the PEAK6 infrastructure, applications and processes and make appropriate recommendations to mitigate risk. This is a role for someone who flourishes in a fast paced environment, great people management skills, and has a solid understanding of protecting a firm in a regulatory environment. This role will report to the Director of Infrastructure who reports into our Chief Technology Officer.