Mission Critical Facilities Engineer



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

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 cryptoassets.

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.

The Mission Critical Facilities team maintains and supports MEP critical infrastructure related to our in-house data centers and offices globally. We ensure the continual operation of all Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC, Monitoring and Alarm equipment critical to DRW facilities. This includes managing a preventative maintenance program for all equipment, responding to alarms and break downs, scheduling and supporting equipment repairs and changes, and working in conjunction with vendors and building engineering departments.


  • Managing preventative maintenance agreements and schedules
  • Managing equipment repairs, changes and installs
  • Responding to equipment alarms, trouble, and breakdowns
  • Coordinate with and support contractors and vendors doing work in critical space
  • Monitor critical systems for proper operation
  • Travel to remote offices to support maintenance projects
  • Responding to daily MEP issues at Data Centers and Offices

Required Experience & Knowledge:

  • Hands on experience working in data centers
  • Experience with maintaining Power Distribution Systems
  • Experience with maintaining UPS Systems
  • Experience with maintaining HVAC, Chilled Water Systems and other common mechanical systems
  • Basic knowledge of Fire Alarm Systems, Monitoring Systems, BAS

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