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Senior Hardware Engineer

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Senior Hardware Engineer

Job Location
Chicago
Employment type
Regular
Department
Technology
Targeted Start Date
Immediate

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect, design and implement custom hardware developed for competitive trading.
  • Work closely with other team members to evaluate system architecture and develop system level architecture proposals.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies.
  • Circuit and board level design realization activities including schematic captures. Experience with PCB layout a plus.
  • Perform hardware testing including circuit characterization and system level testing.
  • Evaluate and Collaborate with Fabrication & Assembly Suppliers.
  • Investigate hardware issues to root cause and provide appropriate solutions and recommendations.
  • Real estate planning, power budgets, design architecture, and logistical support (cost,schedules, resources).
  • Management of external vendors fabrication and assembly.
  • Author technical documents, specifications, & test specifications.
  • Maintain bill of materials.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 7 years of full-life cycle hardware development and support experience.
  • Experience in embedded system design with high density FPGAs and low latency, high speed circuits.
  • Hands on experience with sophisticated test and measurement equipment.
  • Experience with schematic/PCB design tools.
  • Signal Integrity, Power, Thermal simulations & EMC Testing Experience
  • Proficient in soldering for minor modifications of assembled hardware to support development.

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