DRW is a technology-driven, diversified principal trading firm. We trade our own capital at our own risk, across a broad range of asset classes, instruments and strategies, in financial markets around the world. As the markets have evolved over the past 25 years, so has DRW – maximizing opportunities to include real estate, cryptoassets and venture capital. With over 900 employees at our Chicago headquarters and offices around the world, we work together to solve complex problems, challenge consensus and deliver meaningful results. It’s a place of high expectations, deep curiosity and thoughtful collaboration.

Our team is looking for a motivated Software Developer with a Test Specialty, to assure the quality of critical software algorithms by developing automated tests and test frameworks.

You’ll feel right at home if you…

  • Have a minimum of 1 year relevant software development experience
  • Have a solid foundation in software test theory (Test categorization, black/white box, etc.)
  • Have a good understanding of software development principles (OO design, TDD, etc.)
  • Have a bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or relevant experience
  • Possess strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight user-feedback loops
  • Possess self-motivation, curiosity and passion for technology
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of Python, JavaScript, and Git are a bonus

(And if you are a new graduate, with a degree in Computer Science or a related field, we want to talk to you too!)

What you’ll be working on:

  • Building robust, extensible and high quality test automation solutions using software engineering best practices
  • Implementing solutions to report on code quality and coverage
  • Conducting high-class debugging and bug reporting
  • Participating in continuous integration strategy with regression testing
  • Participating in architectural and design discussions
  • Actively engage with developers and stakeholders to assure the reliability, scalability, consistency and performance of financial trading systems


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