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Jump Trading Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
1999
Company - Private
Investment Banking & Asset Management
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Jump Trading combines sophisticated quantitative research, best-in-class technology, and an entrepreneurial culture to create a leading global, quantitative-based trading firm. Jump has more than 500 employees across offices in Chicago, New York, London and Singapore working to ... Read more

Mission: Employees have the autonomy to pursue projects that interest them, while sharing knowledge collaboratively with colleagues. We help employees to scale their intelligence – giving them all the tools they need to be challenged and ... Read more

Jump Trading – Why Work For Us?


We are looking for brilliant, motivated, and intellectually-curious people to join our firm.

  • Trading Teams - devise and implement new strategies by collaborating with extraordinary researchers from diverse technical and quantitative disciplines

  • Core Technology – cooperate on the unparalleled infrastructure that is the backbone of our research platform and powers our high-speed trading on more than 75+ exchanges

  • R&D - push the limits of high-performance computing to break through some of the most challenging technology problems facing the industry

  • Quality Assurance - validate components of the trading system using deep functional knowledge and progressively-developed tools in order to ensure a high-quality production environment

  • Vendor Data - collaborate with experienced data scientists to identify fluctuations and uncover opportunities in raw data

  • Quant Support/Research Engineering– team up with physicists, mathematicians and the Linux gurus responsible for all  of Jump’s Linux systems, including low-latency trading systems and large-scale, distributed-systems environments

    While at Jump Trading, new employees will encounter many exciting disciplines and technologies including: multiple domain experts; machine learning; a petaflop of computing power; state-of-the-art hardware; numerical optimization; and high-performance computing.


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    Leading edge tech. No ego owners.

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    Challenging to have skills growth

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    Asked one probability question, one Programming on finding the number if zeros in an array, and one Linear Algebra about finding a vector that has the same angle with some vectors.

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