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PEAK6 Investments

Software Engineer - Execution PEAK6 Investments
Chicago, Illinois

PEAK6 isn't your typical investment firm. We operate with an entrepreneurial drive and push ourselves to think differently—we see solutions others don’t.

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Tech Stack

  • Route 53
  • Rackspace MailGun
  • Amazon AWS
  • Apache
  • Google Analytics
  • Ubuntu
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Zencoder
  • WordPress.org
  • Google Maps
  • Google Custom Search
  • YouTube
  • Bootstrap Framework
  • Google Font API
  • Typekit
  • Greenhouse.io

About PEAK6 Investments

Job Description

PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that the development of integrative technology can improve how business is done. The passion for that idea powers our firm still. As a Software Engineer - Execution at PEAK6, you are free to explore unique solutions and try fresh ideas that may benefit our financial services and trading businesses, and our investment companies. You’ll collaborate with some of tech’s sharpest minds to solve for the firm’s ever-changing but exciting challenges. Working in tech at PEAK6 means that you’ll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with business and technology teams on trading strategy implementations
  • Full lifecycle software development to execute trading strategies and interface with exchanges
  • Performing manual and automated testing to confirm strategy behavior and safety
  • Optimizing and monitoring critical path performance
  • Troubleshooting production issues quickly and efficiently

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

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related
  • 3-5 years trading or finance industry experience
  • Proficient in Java, Go, or other object-oriented development experience
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Linux platform
  • Effective communication skills

 

All of our developers have these traits. You should, too.

Motivation      Collaboration              Curiosity

Integrity          Adaptability                Ingenuity

 

Life at PEAK6

We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

 

As a PEAK6 Software Engineer - Execution, 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

Learn more about our culture on our website at peak6.com/culture.

 

About PEAK6 Investments

PEAK6 isn't your typical investment firm. We operate with an entrepreneurial drive and push ourselves to think differently—we see solutions others don’t.

Headquarters
Size
270 employees

Tech Stack

  • Route 53
  • Rackspace MailGun
  • Amazon AWS
  • Apache
  • Google Analytics
  • Ubuntu
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Zencoder
  • WordPress.org
  • Google Maps
  • Google Custom Search
  • YouTube
  • Bootstrap Framework
  • Google Font API
  • Typekit
  • Greenhouse.io
PEAK6 Investments

141 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60604