Senior Software Engineer - React (FICC)

Global trading firm is looking for a Software Engineer skilled in JavaScript! Remote okay. Good with full-stack or front-end.

  • Chicago, Illinois
  • $150,000 - $400,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Sydney Weaver
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A bit about us:

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.

We're seeking a Senior JavaScript/TypeScript Engineer to join our team to build new products and scale to more users. The position is focused on UI engineering but offers opportunity to work on API design and back-end code.

We are a small development team within DRW rebuilding existing applications from the ground up and creating completely new ones. These applications are mission-critical and used daily by our traders whom we work directly with. While our applications are used by a relatively small but growing set of users, the decisions made through them are very large. This is a chance to build quality applications using modern technology and practices. Our code is all written in the latest version of TypeScript and our applications are powered by React/Redux. We use gRPC-web for communication between our web-based applications and back-end APIs. Our applications are containerized with Docker and deployed to a Kubernetes cluster.

Why join us?

General Benefits
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, & Mental Health Benefits
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • 401(K) matching
  • Bonus
  • Generous PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Professional Development

Job Details

As a member of this team, you will be expected to design and develop all UX/UI software and to play a critical role in the design of various inter-process APIs. The team’s existing interfaces are written in TypeScript and JavaScript with a heavy emphasis on React / Redux. Candidates should have strong initiative and have proven experience independently driving projects to completion. We work from high-level requirements and programmers are expected to gain an intimate understanding of the business and work directly with traders and researchers on a daily basis. They use gRPC-web for communication between our web-based applications and back-end APIs. Their applications are containerized with Docker and deployed to a Kubernetes cluster.

Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with traders, researchers, and other developers to build products that help understand, visualize, and interact with large data sets in new and exciting ways
  • Developing full products, from inception to production, including identifying the business needs, user experience, backend processing, production support, and product evangelism
  • Working primarily with TypeScript, React, and JavaScript
  • Chrome browser expertise
  • Providing on-call production support as needed
  • Collaborating with traders, researchers, and software engineers within our group, as well as elsewhere within the organization

Some of the key skills are:
  • 5+ years of experience with full-stack or front-end software development (JavaScript, HTML5, WebSockets, Node.js, ReactJS, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of JavaScript / Typescript and the latest version of React
  • Strong API design skills
  • Strong ability to work with people and their ideas, and then design, engineer, and deliver those ideas as well-built products
  • User-interface design skills and an appreciation for visual direction

Pluses
  • Experience with Docker and gRPC are a plus
  • Experience or interest in finance
  • Experience with Python is a plus


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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
Permanent
Compensation
$150,000 - $400,000