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A career at DV opens countless opportunities for employees to be empowered and unlock their potential. We offer excellent benefits, a chance to provide exceptional value and an exciting atmosphere for professional growth. No matter the location, or the role, every DV employee shares one mission: ADAPT, INNOVATE, AND EVOLVE.

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Experienced Trader

Since 2006, DV Trading has been actively transacting both as a provider and consumer of global financial market liquidity.


DV is a truly meritocratic organization with over 225 team members and 60 trading units globally. Each team is given the opportunity to pursue and scale their strategies while leveraging the firms shared resources, including:


  • newly architected trading floors in our Chicago, New York, and Toronto offices
  • advanced proprietary and vendor packaged software
  • state of the art latency and ultra-latency sensitive technology infrastructure
  • robust quantitative research and testing platform
  • world class operational infrastructure and services
  • exchange memberships
  • firm capital and balance sheet
  • robust risk management and compliance

As a proprietary organization, we trade our own capital. This gives us the flexibility to advance our objectives without the encumbrances of operational friction or investor demand. We are therefore committed to being an entrepreneurial and agile organization which prides itself on its ability to constantly innovate new ideas and adapt to the market in order to maintain our competitive edge.

DV Trading is actively seeking to hire experienced traders or trading teams in our Chicago, New York, and Toronto offices who have meaningful trading experience and a proven record of success. We have successfully provided our desks with a platform to both amplify their existing strategies and leverage our global reach to expand into new frontiers.


DV hires and invests in exceptional talent with the goal of empowering them to make a lasting and positive impact on the organization. Our management principles and work environment are designed to foster free flowing creativity and a no-fear attitude towards expressing and testing of new and interesting ideas. Most people who walk into our offices comment on the persistent buzz that permeates the floor. This energy has resulted in high output and a steady trajectory of growth since day one.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience within a proprietary trading firm or hedge fund.
  • At least 1 year in a risk taking role.
  • Ability to clearly articulate your strategy as well as provide validation.
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Software Engineer - Cryptocurrency

DV Trading is seeking a Software Engineer to join its cryptocurrency trading division, DV Chain. This role provides an opportunity for a skilled developer to work on the firm’s next generation, cutting edge, trading platform. Under the guidance of DV Trading’s senior architecture and engineering staff, you will build cryptocurrency exchange connections, trading strategies, management interfaces, and graphical user interfaces. This is an opportunity to work on a truly greenfield, polyglot, full stack development project in the highly desired cryptocurrency space.


Primary Responsibilities:

In this role, you will work closely with DV’s senior staff to design, build, and maintain a variety of software solutions that interact with the cryptocurrency markets. You will work directly with the head of DV Chain, a cyptocurrency veteran and successful trader, to understand how DV Chain wishes to participate in the cryptocurrency markets, and deliver software solutions to facilitate those goals.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Demonstrable programming knowledge in Java, Scala, or Python
  • Experience with front end JavaScript development a plus
  • Experience with some variety of open source tools and libraries a plus. Some of the tools we’re using incude:
    • Akka
    • Node
    • Play
    • React
    • Kafka
    • Elasticsearch
  • Demonstrable understanding of basic HTTP based communication tooling and RESTful API design
  • Experience in Git Version Control System a plus
  • Experience with any of the major cloud based technology platforms a plus (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with electronic trading or capital markets a plus
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Junior Trader

DV Trading, LLC is a global proprietary trading firm with over 225 traders and personnel that specializes in trading commodity futures, as well as equities and other financial instruments. DV is looking for someone eager to join one of its trading desks and support an actively growing team.

Details of the duties

  • Real-time risk management by entering, checking, and maintaining records of trades
  • Start and end of day position and profit/loss reconciliation
  • Manage positions during the European (third shift/overnight) and North American market sessions
  • Learn proprietary methodologies and trading systems that support an established trading business
  • Oversee and improve day to day processes as needed
  • Build and maintain trading models
  • Further responsibilities may be driven by the individual’s interests and specific skills


REQUIREMENTS
  • Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Strong understanding of math, probability and statistics
  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to learn quickly in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Detail oriented, organized, diligent
  • Maintain composure and communicate clearly when under pressure
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and VBA
  • Previous experience in trading desired
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Risk Analyst - Energy Role (New York)

DV Trading, LLC is a global proprietary trading firm with over 225 traders and personnel that specializes in trading commodity futures, as well as equities and other financial instruments. DV Energy, a division of DV Trading, is a liquidity provider in Brent, WTI, distillates, gasoline, fuel oil, and Henry Hub natural gas. DV is looking for someone eager to join and support its actively growing Risk Department with a focus on cleared energy commodity products.


Details of the duties


  • Reconcile the daily risk reports from clearing firms to the desk positions/risk
  • Effectively communicate with clearing firms when addressing reconciliation of risk
  • Review positions and handle trade breaks for the entire desk
  • End-of-day and intraday VaR monitoring
  • Address real-time operational issues (e.g. position and mark to market issues)
  • Build and maintain risk models and methodologies that support an established trading business


REQUIREMENTS
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and VBA preferred
  • Familiarity with (at least) one or all of: Python, C++, and R
  • Bachelors in computer science or financial engineering preferred
  • Detail oriented, organized, diligent
  • Maintain composure and communicate clearly when under pressure
  • Ideal candidate would have 1-2 years working in a risk role for a trading firm, exposure to energies a plus
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Algorithmic Trading and Programming Intern

DV Trading, LLC is a global proprietary trading firm with over 225 traders and personnel that specializes in trading commodity futures, as well as equities and other financial instruments.

Summer interns are a critical part of DV’s team-trading concept. Interns and traders work side-by-side to increase the efficiency of our operations and help the firm identify new talent for future positions. Successful candidates will be detail orientated, organized, with excellent communication skills and display a high aptitude for problem solving. Candidates must have strong quantitative and analytical skills.


  • Work side-by-side with senior traders and analysts
  • Learn proprietary methodologies and trading systems that support an established trading business
  • Build and maintain trading models
  • Oversee and improve daily processes as needed
  • Analyze and solve discrepancies in trade positions
  • Enhance existing trades; identify and pursue new opportunities
  • Further responsibilities may be driven by the individual’s interests and specific skills


REQUIREMENTS
  • Pursuing or completed a BS, MS, or PhD in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Strong interest in trading
  • Advanced aptitude for math, probability, statistics and economics
  • Maintain composure and communicate clearly when under pressure
  • High level of proficiency with Excel, C++, C#, R, and VBA is preferred
  • Possess a strong work ethic and be able to learn quickly in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new concepts
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Software Engineer - Cryptocurrency

Role

DV Trading is seeking a Software Engineer to join its cryptocurrency trading division located in Toronto, Canada. This role provides an opportunity for a skilled developer to work on the firm’s back office process, including GUI’s, reports and other dashboards required by Management. Under the guidance of DV Trading’s senior staff, you will help build automated processes and dashboards for reporting trades, profits and losses, risk, fiat and crypto balances, and other back office functions for our cryptocurrency business.


Primary Responsibilities:

In this role, you will work closely with DV’s senior staff to design, build, and maintain a variety of back-office software services that interact with our front-office trading software solutions. You will work directly with the heads of DV Chain, who are all crypto veterans and successful traders, to understand how DV Chain wishes to best record, store, reconcile and report our trading activities in the highly desirable crypto business.


REQUIREMENTS
  • Demonstrable expert programming knowledge in Java
  • Experience with front end JavaScript development
  • Experience with C#, Scala and Python is a plus
  • Demonstrable understanding of basic HTTP based communication tooling and RESTful API design
  • Experience in Git Version Control System
  • Experience with any of the major cloud based technology platforms a plus (AWS, Azure)
  • Experience with electronic trading or capital markets a plus
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Junior Direct Sales/Trades - Energy Desk (London)

DVT Global (UK), Ltd. is an affiliate of DV Trading, LLC, a proprietary trading firm that specializes in the trading of cleared financial commodity products. DV Energy, a division of DV Trading, is a liquidity provider in Brent, WTI, distillates, gasoline, fuel oil, and Henry Hub natural gas.

DV Energy is looking for someone eager to join and support an actively growing team.

  • Interact with external counterparts about markets and daily deals
  • Form opinions and articulate those daily to relevant counterparts; read business related articles and keep up to date on current macro and geopolitical affairs
  • Continuously develop new sales pipeline
  • Work closely with compliance to conduct business according to all current and upcoming regulations
  • Keeps up-to-date with financial products, legislation and requirements for compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Work with traders daily to understand each market and develop deals that suit their books
  • Work with, and assist head of department on new projects


REQUIREMENTS
  • Positive attitude: driven to succeed and excel in their performance. Possess a strong work ethic and able to learn quickly in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Autonomous, self-starter and entrepreneurial, able to create new solutions independently and eager to learn
  • Highly motivated by the development of new sales pipeline
  • Previous experience in trading required
  • Proficiency in Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters Eikon
  • Fluent in Mandarin
  • Detail orientated, organised, diligent
  • Maintain composure and communicate clearly when under pressure
  • Ability to succeed working as part of a diversified team, aiming for the growth of the team and the company
  • Strong interest in trading and energy markets in particular
  • Strong understanding of math, probability and statistics
  • High level of proficiency in Excel
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