Derivatives Analyst



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2023

Our formula for success is to hire exceptional people, encourage their ideas and reward their results.

As a Derivatives Analyst, you will have an opportunity to combine the disciplines of risk management and technology to create optimal trading decisions within the regulatory framework. You will gain exposure to multiple asset classes through hands-on trading experience and close interaction with experienced traders and software engineers. Individual discovery and collaboration with fellow team members are encouraged to develop your understanding of market behavior.

How you will make an impact…

  • Design tools and reports to analyze the desk's trading performance
  • Monitor market activity and trading performance
  • Troubleshoot technical issues to reduce market downtime
  • Communicate relevant news, market events, and system behavior to team members in a clear and concise manner
  • Be willing to challenge the consensus on existing methodologies and trading strategies to contribute to the advancement of the team

What you bring to the team…

  • A bachelor’s in mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science, or a related field graduating between December 2023 and June 2024
  • Completed coursework in calculus and linear algebra
  • Familiarity with programming in Python, C++, or similar languages
  • Are adaptive, self-motivated, enjoy challenges and significant responsibility, and thrive in fast-paced, competitive environments team
  • The ability to communicate effectively and work well in teams

DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world. We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities, and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital, and crypto assets.

We operate with respect, curiosity, and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s

not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it. DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation, and a willingness to challenge consensus.

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