Role: Front End React/Node.js Developer

Location: Chicago

You would work closely with senior developers and traders to build, from scratch, the next generation trading interface for 3Red. The expectation is that you would grasp current technology requirements and work to implement them in new web based technologies.   These smart, dynamic applications will be core to our business.

Responsibilities of this Role:

  • Design and implement core trading GUI functionality using key web technologies such as React, Node.js, Electron and various microservices
  • Design and develop server side logic and services to drive high performance trading interfaces
  • Work with traders and developers to identify usage patterns, key deployment characteristics, automation opportunities
  • Identify methods to meet rigorous application performance requirements

Things We’re Looking for from Our Candidates:

  • 3+ years experience
  • Expert knowledge of React, javascript, node.js, and other key web technologies
  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with performance debugging and benchmarks
  • Has worked on high performance web technologies in areas such as finance or gaming
  • V8, Redis, and websockets are a plus
  • Experience with Python is highly desired

Example Projects:

  • Build near real-time trading GUIs
  • Build services and UI’s to interact with server side trading components


Should you be a fit, we will move forward with an initial phone screen.

Be sure to reach out if you have any deadlines we should know about:

Qualifications and Culture

This person needs to be driven, able to self-direct, and eager to learn. Our environment offers quick feedback and we count on each person to thrive on that and be able to execute given new information. Our office and culture is casual but we enjoy hard work and pride ourselves on delivering top quality code. We have an excellent work-life balance and are able to be most productive by working together. This role offers competitive benefits and pay, casual environment, encouraged work-life balance, fully stocked pantries with many healthy options, catered lunches every Wednesday, 3Red outings, and a Zen Room for moments of meditation.


3Red prides itself in offering a highly competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a performance-based bonus.  3Red strives for a casual and fun work environment and promotes a healthy lifestyle. Full medical, dental and vision coverage is offered as well as a retirement plan.

Info about 3Red Partners

3Red is a global trading firm committed to leveraging technology and quantitative research to implement a diverse set of trading strategies while managing risk and responding to dynamic market conditions. We hire extremely bright, talented, and motivated individuals to collaborate with each other and compete in the world’s financial markets. Our team has extensive, global experience in a wide variety of asset classes, risk management, and leading trading technologies.

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