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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 – 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 60 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

  • "Good place to work"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jump Trading full-time (More than 3 years)


    Good office with great view. Clear responsibility areas. Pay well. Interesting corporate events.


    Carrier path is confusing. Higher management says the titles don't matter. May be it is so for them, but it ends up with random and unreasonable title assignment, which leads to unnecessary tensions (conclusion from conversions with colleagues).

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Jump Trading Interviews



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Getting an Interview




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    Quantitative Researcher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Jump Trading (London, England).


    Phone chat with internal recruiter. cv and motivation and lots of really useful details about company and role.

    VC quant interview with hard questions.

    Really engaging take home programming challenge. I spent about two days worth of time on this. It was quite self contained (no real data or anything like that) but still open enough that you could approach it in lots of different ways.

    Onsite with 1.5 hour quant interview (mostly high level discussion of how to approach different ml/data science problems that they have), 30min talk about my research, 30min interview with london boss, 1 hour programming interview (whiteboard and discussion of my solution to the programming challenge).

    I was called back to a second onsite to interview directly for two of the trading teams. Total of 6 more interviews, a mix of more standard quant questions, high level ml and coding.

    The office is amazing and a really informal environment. They made me a great offer and I accepted it.

    Interview Questions

    • Coin game with Bayesian inference, how to approach different ML and optimisation problems.   Answer Question
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