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DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world.  We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk. 

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets. 

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it. DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.  


  • Collaborate with various software, IT, and trading support teams.
  • Identify solutions to various technical problems. The solution can be purchased or developed internally.
  • Provide analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of identity solutions and related technologies. These are expected to be accompanied by research data and evidence. Being open to collaborating with data provided by others and evidence driven outcomes. Strong opinions are desirable only when loosely held in the face of new data.
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and resolve technical identity and access management related issues.
  • Improve identity and access management solutions and systems for protection against evolving threats and efficiency.
  • Analyze and document the existing identity and access management processes and technology and maintain an assessment of risks and priorities.
  • Work with the Governance, Risk and Control team to update the risk assessment of Identity and Access Management related controls.
  • Work with the GRC & other Engineering teams to identify thoughtful and impactful identity policies.
  • Design and plan for what identity will look like at DRW, across the firm and technology stacks (cloud included) and come up with a plan to get us there.


  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills.
  • Understanding of various areas within security.
  • Proficient in a programming language.
  • Experience working with identity on more than one OS platform.
  • Understanding of the various layers of the OSI model.
  • Strong initiative and proven experience independently driving projects to completion.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with authentication standards and technologies such as multi factor authentication, JSON Web Token(JWT), Security Assertion Markup Language(SAML), OpenID Connect(OIDC), Open Authentication(OAuth) etc.
  • Extensive hands-on knowledge of identity and access management best practices, procedures, and software solutions such as Azure AD, CyberArk, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with identity and access management technologies, such as single sign-on (SSO), SAML, two-factor authentication, privileged access management, directory services, federated identity management, etc.

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience working with identity on all major OS platforms, major cloud providers (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP) and database technologies (e.g. Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Experience working with metric aggregation, monitoring & logging tools such as Grafana, Splunk, etc.
  • Experience working with automated deployment tools such as Ansible, Chef, Terraform, CDK etc.
  • Experience working with ITSM or CRM solutions such as Jira, ServiceNow, Salesforce etc.

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