Data: Software Engineer - ETL

Chicago, IL


Full Time

$130k - $150k

Job Description

Our cutting-edge trading firm with global reach and innovation at its core, is offering a unique full-time hybrid role in our Data Engineering division, based in our Chicago, Illinois office. We specialize in providing liquidity as an options market-maker – meaning we are committed to providing competitive quotes that we are willing to both buy and sell. To do this successfully, we design and implement our own low latency technologies, trading strategies, and mathematical models. 

Be part of our dynamic team, driving the expansion of our data platform across diverse sources and collaborating closely with Trading, Quant, and Compliance teams. As part of this team, you'll drive data platform expansion, collaborate with teams, build ETL pipelines, mentor junior developers, and challenge the status quo. With a technical background, Scala expertise, and experience with data technologies like Spark, Kafka, and cloud platforms, you'll play a crucial role in our Agile, high-impact projects.

Imagine propelling your career at warp speed. We're not just looking for employees – we're scouting for trailblazers who want to thrive. With our support, you'll drive the ongoing design of our data platform, mentor future stars, and challenge conventions. Your impact won't be confined to code; you'll be shaping the very foundation of our trading strategies.

Required Skills & Experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing software applications.
  • Scala Experience
  • Prior hands-on experience with data platforms and technologies such as Delta Lake, Spark, Kafka, ClickHouse, and/or AWS Aurora PostgreSQL / RDS
  • Experience with containerization and container orchestration technologies, like Docker, Kubernetes, and ArgoCD
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Python Experience
  • Recent hands-on experience with AWS or other public cloud providers (GCP, Azure)
  • Financial data expertise
What You Will Be Doing
Tech Breakdown
  • 40% Scala
  • 30% Spark
  • 15% Kafka
  • 15% Kubernetes
Daily Responsibilities
  • 60% Hands On
  • 20% Team Collaboration
  • 10% Management Duties
The Offer
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k) {including match- if applicable}

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Mia Quinn

Specialization: Data Engineering