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About tastytrade

tastytrade and its subsidiaries make up a family of companies that aim to fill the financial vertical for the retail derivatives trader.

Our house of brands: 

  • tastytrade, founded in 2011, is a live financial network that produces eight hours of original programming each weekday providing financial information, investment strategies, and entertainment related to derivatives trading and the stock market.
  • tastyworks, launched in 2017, is an options brokerage built by the minds behind thinkorswim geared towards retail traders who identify as do-it-yourself investors;
  • The Small Exchange is a new futures exchange that plans to create smaller derivative products with retail traders in mind;
  • quiet foundation is a free robo-advisory service for traders to review the strength of their portfolios; 
  • luckbox is a print and online magazine focused on investment strategies and financial resources.
  • dough, our most recently launched product, is a commission-free mobile stock-trading app.

Position Overview

As a member of our team, you will leverage strong data extraction skills over the whole tastytrade ecosystem to drive analysis deliverables. You’ll also create new datasets that support deep-dive analyses and dashboards for cross-functional audiences--including organizational leaders. You will partner closely with fellow members of the analytics team to identify ways to acquire new users, retain existing customers, and optimize the user experience.

You will own your project from start to finish with the support of our analytics lead.

Key Missions

  • Develop and automate data processing systems to drive business growth and improve product experience
  • Architect, implement, and deploy new data models for optimal storage and retrieval
  • Build and rewrite existing data pipelines leveraging the Airflow scheduler/executor framework
  • Improve data quality and thorough anomaly detection by building and working with internal tools to take measurements and automatically detect changes
  • Support critical data processes running in production

Skills and Qualifications

  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Industrial Engineering, or a related technical field
  • Programming expertise in a language of your choice (Java or Python preferred)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing technologies (AWS preferred)
  • Familiarity with Infrastructure as Code principles (Terraform preferred)
  • Curious, self-driven, analytical, and excited to play with data
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment


  • Paid $25 hourly
  • Daily catered lunch
  • Full kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • CTA stop two blocks away
  • Located in the West Loop--Chicago's growing center of tech, great cuisine, and high-end bars
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • Objective-CLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • AkkaFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • CouchbaseDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases


Rich with restaurants and culture, Fulton Market, once a meatpacking district, now exists as one of the hottest neighborhoods for tech companies.

An Insider's view of tastytrade

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We’re in a fast-paced industry, but no matter how busy people get, no one’s ever too busy to help a colleague out. We’re surrounded by smart, driven people and the collaboration amongst the teams is definitely the reason why we are constantly growing. Plus, there’s free food and puppies to get you through the day!


Customer Account Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

tastytrade is a small group doing big things. Everywhere you look there’s a new major project getting off the ground, and it’s possible to have a real impact on any of them. Going from being one of thousands of devs for a huge corporation to one of a couple dozen has presented me with more opportunities to lead and grow than I ever had elsewhere.


Software Developer

What's something quirky about your company?

tastytrade allows for the full extension of my creative expression within the confines of a 'traditional' company. No one ever gets told that finance is funny. But here I get a multitude of chances every day to amplify my voice to create content across a variety of sources—print, digital, podcast—with the full support of my bosses. And that rocks.


Writer / Co-Host

What are tastytrade Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
This year, our employees Vonetta and Tracy helped raise money for Chicago Reads, a program to send every child home with a book to read this summer!
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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