Experienced Trader

Job Description

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.



  • 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.

• Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical HSA/PPO
• Guardian Dental
• VSP Vision Coverage
• Flex Spending Account
• 401k
• Employer paid life insurance
• AD&D Insurance
• Pre-tax parking and transit benefit
• Open scheduling policy
• Casual work environment