Maven is expanding its global footprint with a hub in Chicago. This is that rare opportunity to pioneer building our new centre for technological excellence, all the while being supported by a successful global proprietary trading business. 

We are looking for a Technology Lead with a solid track record in both ultra low latency systems and leadership to drive the growth of this venture. You’ll not only be the key person but spearhead the technological advances for our platforms in the region.

What you are: 

  • An innovative and inspirational Leader 
  • Passionate about technology and hands on in modern C++ and ideally Python 
  • Possess the ability to measure engineering quality 
  • Knowledgeable of equity or derivatives markets 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Able to solve new and unfamiliar problems creatively 
  • Possess a strong understanding of network stack

What we offer:

  • Amazing opportunity to be a key member of a highly ambitious trading firm in a new, key location
  • A decentralised global engineering environment
  • The upside of start-up without the associated risks
  • Great friendly, informal and highly rewarding culture
  • Fast growing global firm with plenty of opportunity where you will have significant impact


This is a unique opportunity to help build a team, deliver a bespoke trading system and be the anchor for Technology in North America with an established global proprietary trading firm in Chicago. Get in touch for an initial, informal conversation and to learn more.

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