We are PEAK6, a leading investment firm, headquartered in the historic Chicago Board of Trade Building, where we first opened our doors in 1997. It’s been over 20 years since we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology to use in our trading business. Today, we continue to leverage our technical ingenuity and operational excellence across several investment areas, spanning early-to-mid growth capital, operational control, trading, and e-sports, while always providing value to the customer. Throughout the years, we’ve built and operated several financial technology firms, and we continue to evolve. You’ll find a bit of everything here, and we’re always looking to take on new endeavours.
As a Big Data Senior Engineer at Apex Clearing, you’ll have a big impact on the firm across several applications. You’ll write code, help evolve and shape our next generation data architecture and have opportunities to take on new, hard problems. We routinely encounter and work in different languages, frameworks, and systems. Though our current data platform is Microsoft SQL Server based, we are actively building a new platform in the Google Cloud Platform using BigQuery. We value engineers who seek to understand the problem that we’re trying to solve and solve it for scale. We also value engineers that are proficient in multiple languages because we know they can quickly learn the next one that comes up. We’ve recently written software in Java, Go, and Python.
You’ll be responsible for:
You’ll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:
As part of our interview process, you will meet with members of both our Belfast and US offices. Everyone you meet, shares the same values: Open and Honest Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration, Involving Everyone, Leaders Who Serve and Personal Accountability.
Life at PEAK6 / Apex Clearing
We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.
*Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, PEAK6 has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities and the CDC.
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