Campus Recruiting Coordinator

| Chicago

PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that success comes when you surround yourself with the right kind of people. The passion for that idea powers our firm still, 20 years later. As a Campus Recruiting Coordinator at PEAK6, you will work within a team that influences all aspects of our firm’s culture and success. You’ll work to identify and recruit some of the sharpest minds in proprietary trading and technology. Working in Human Resources at PEAK6 means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you advance your career.

 You’ll be responsible for:

  • Facilitating and owning all logistics for candidate interviews (Skype, campus, and in-office) and on-campus events
  • Assisting with project management for all campus programs
  • Coordinating travel arrangements for interview teams and candidates
  • Maintaining Greenhouse applicant tracking system, ensuring data integrity and accurate reporting
  • Managing all aspects of the campus recruiting calendar, from mapping out fall recruiting schedules to ensuring that key events/dates are on the calendars of participating interview teams
  • Participating in strategic recruiting initiatives, such as employee interview training, in-office student visits, externships, etc
  • Facilitating the planning and execution of summer internship programs
  • Ensuring the accuracy of all candidate data via extensive tracking in Greenhouse and Microsoft Excel, and report on metrics to capture ROI from campus recruiting efforts

You’ll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with up to 1 year experience in a coordinator/administrative role, preferably campus recruiting related
  • Strong communication and organization skills, and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time during peak campus hiring periods (fall/spring)
  • Ability to help manage multiple tasks at once and prioritize accordingly
  • Self-motivated and results-driven, with the willingness to go above and beyond
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the Campus Recruiting team
  • Ability to track and analyze data and report data in a clear, organized format
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

All of our HR team members have these traits. You should, too.

Motivation Collaboration Curiosity

Integrity Adaptability Ingenuity

As a PEAK6 Campus Recruiting Coordinator, you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans
  • Matching 401(k) programs
  • Adoption assistance & family leave
  • Sabbatical program
  • Speakers Series
  • Massage days
  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in
  • Sports leagues
  • Cornhole tournaments
  • Annual PEAK6 Party
  • Yoga classes
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Lasik eye discount
  • Philanthropy events
  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots
  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches
  • Birthday gifts
  • Charitable matching gift program
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

141 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604
141 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

This is very important and luckily, we feel it’s something attainable for our employees. We have a generous time off policy, in addition to other affiliated vacation perks and leave benefits.
For example, to help employees save time on conventional tasks, we offer complementary services in the office, such as manicures, massages, and yoga classes.

Courtney Kuhnen

Associate HR Generalist

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

Data in finance is plentiful. Sometimes too plentiful and poor quality. These problems comprise a significant technical challenge in designing fast, clever, yet readable solutions. We work with our teams to identify the right breadth of tools to reason with the data, along with managing the volume of data that streams in like a firehose.

Patrick Wong

Senior Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

We have a big focus on career growth, especially for those in technology. Because of our size, there are opportunities to prove yourself and rapidly increase your responsibility on a team. And because of Peak6’s culture of constantly trying new things, there are often opportunities to get in at the ground floor of new ventures in a leadership role

Paul Whalen

Software Engineer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We organize “tech days” where employees are encouraged to work on tech projects of their choosing. Projects have ranged from mobile apps to Sega emulators to workflow improvements for our developers. Recently, tech days took the form of a more formal hackathon, in which technologists and traders teamed up to prototype several new trading tools.

Luke Peeler

Software Engineer

What are PEAK6 Investments Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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