Trading And Technology Support Specialist (Entry-Level)

Peak6 Investments Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that success is driven by a strong collaborative process. The passion for that idea powers our firm still, 20 years later. As a Trading and Technology Support Specialist at PEAK6, you'll be integral to maintaining and improving the firm's processes and procedures by collaborating with traders and trader support to advance the firm's position as an innovative leader in the industry. Working in Shared Trader Services at PEAK6 means that you'll always be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Handling day-to-day application, script and system support

  • Building scripts in Python, SQL and Postgres

  • Investigating execution issues and deep diving execution behavior for equity and option securities

  • Monitoring our systems

  • Collaborating on projects with development, infrastructure, trading, operations, and many other groups within the firm

You'll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree with 0-3 years of work experience

  • Technical proficiency in Python

  • Proficiency in SQL and Excel VBA is a plus

  • Strong critical thinking skills with the ability to understand, analyze and creatively solve problems

  • Strong sense of urgency when it comes to customer support resolution

  • The ability to pass Series 57 licensing exam upon hire

All of our team members have these traits. You should, too.

Collaboration Grit

Adaptability Ownership

Life at PEAK6

We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

As a PEAK6 Trading and Technology Support Specialist you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans

  • Matching 401(k) programs

  • Adoption assistance & family leave

  • Sabbatical program

  • Speakers Series

  • Massage days

  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in

  • Sports leagues

  • Cornhole tournaments

  • Annual PEAK6 Party

  • Yoga classes

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Lasik eye discount

  • Philanthropy events

  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots

  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches

  • Birthday gifts

  • Charitable matching gift program

Learn more about our culture on our website at

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Trading And Technology Support Specialist (Entry-Level)

Peak6 Investments