DRW
Chicago, IL

Network Engineer at DRW

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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 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 1000 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

DRW NX is looking for a talented Network Engineer to join our NSO team (Network Support and Operations). You’ll have the opportunity to work on the fastest network in the world, experiment with the latest technologies and be a pioneer in the networking industry. You’ll be part of a driven and dynamic global team, focusing on managing, improving and monitoring a global cutting-edge network.


As a Network Engineer for DRW, here are some of the things you’ll focus on

Take a lead role in the design and operation of our low latency networks

  • Design, configure and support our global infrastructure including proprietary hardware platforms with a focus on low latency
  • Proactively identify enhancements to existing configurations, technologies and procedures to improve performance
  • Provide operational support for our global wireless and wired high-performance network environments
  • Use proprietary and industry standard monitoring and analysis tools to identify, diagnose and solve network related issues throughout our global infrastructure
  • Contribute to the documentation of network processes, systems and configurations
  • Design and deploy new monitoring and telemetry systems where applicable
  • Participate in network change and code reviews
  • Interact with software and infrastructure teams to design, maintain and improve our internal tool stack
  • Automate repetitive tasks and day to day network processes

What you bring to the team

  • At least 5+ years of experience working with large-scale enterprise or low latency networks
  • In depth knowledge of WAN, LAN, and datacenter network architectures
  • In depth knowledge of switching, routing and multicast protocols
  • In depth knowledge of Linux
  • Strong scripting and automation skills in Python, GO, Perl, Ruby or equivalent
  • In depth knowledge of a monitoring framework such as Telegraf/Grafana Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • A high level of energy and a passion for creativity and innovation
  • The flexibility to participate in a rotating on-call schedule including weekends
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and documentation/knowledge management skills

Bonus points for

  • Experience with point to point wireless networks and knowledge of RF principles
  • Experience working for low latency or trading networks
  • Hands on experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible
  • Hands on experience working with containerization (Docker or others)
  • Hands on experience with cloud services (AWS)

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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."

Technology we use

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What are DRW Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
DRW hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily catered breakfast and lunch. On-site yoga and meditation classes. Trivia nights. Chair massages. Wine, beer, and whiskey tastings. Mentorship program. Game tournaments. Speaker series and "Geek Lunches."

An Insider's view of DRW

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

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

During my internship in Chicago, I built models in python, ones that are still used on that desk today. The next summer, I returned as a full-time trading analyst and picked up right where I left off. I focus on systematic research and the development and execution of new strategies for the foreign exchange (FX) options desk in Chicago.

Alex

Quantitative Trading Researcher

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

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

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

What are some social events your company does?

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

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