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.

 

We are currently looking for a junior analyst to support our global network team by providing insight and analysis on the industry. This role will engage across various teams to define key research needs and perform data analysis with high rigor. The analyst will gather and process data from a variety of sources, interpret and distribute the data in various forms to key stakeholders.

 

What you’ll be working on:

  • Gather, organize, analyze and interpret data from different sources
  • Research and keep current on knowledge of the industry landscape and technologies
  • Acquire data from existing sources and continuously research to find new data sources
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information to prepare source data for computer entry
  • Update database and assist with data entry requests
  • Create and distribute data and reports to key stakeholders
  • Monitor various websites on an ongoing basis
  • Support stakeholders’ requests
  • Support software developers during implementation
  • Maintain active communication with stakeholders to capture, update and manage data gathering requirements
  • Contribute key initiatives and new innovative approaches to data collection

 

You'll feel right at home if you:

 

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, computer science, finance or related field
  • Are curious, inquisitive and have a resourceful mindset to find data and uncover facts
  • Have exceptional attention to detail and data gathering skills
  • Have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Are meticulous and detail oriented with strong planning and organizational skills
  • Have experience in research or data analysis
  • Have experience working with Excel and SQL (asset)
  • Are comfortable working both independently and in a team setting
  • Use discretion in handling confidential information
  • Maintain focus while working under pressure, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines
  • Have strong English communication (written/verbal) and presentation skills
  • Are easily adaptable to new tasks and concepts
  • Have a strong work ethic and good attitude
  • Have a willingness to learn

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