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Jump Trading Overview

Chicago, IL (US)
501 to 1000 employees
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, Amsterdam, Shanghai and ... 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 With 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.

Jump Trading Reviews

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    I have been working at Jump Trading full-time


    They pay a lot for the good people


    You have to work very hard

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL (US)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Jump Trading (Chicago, IL (US)) in October 2013.


    Submitted resume online. I was called to gauge interest in positions they wanted to fill and blew them off. They called back a couple months later and wanted me to apply for a position I wasn't heavily qualified for even though they had positions that I was. I did a phone interview and then an in-person interview with four groups. Two were technical, one was the non-technical part of the team, and one was a board member.

    My real issue was with the process. THEY CONTACTED MY EMPLOYER WITHOUT TELLING ME. Luckily the person was aware of my situation, but this was EXTREMELY unprofessional. They also were kind enough to never actually follow up with a decision, even though I know this to mean they passed. They passed because I was not qualified, which was what I was telling the recruiter the duration of the process. Unprofessional all around.

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