Algorithmic Trader

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Sunrise Futures is one part technology company, one part trading company. We use a quantitative approach to produce complex and competitive trading strategies. Our algorithmic, black box strategies are deployed in various markets all around the globe. As we continue to expand into new products, markets, and trading strategies; our company seeks highly talented individuals to join our team.

Although we come from different backgrounds, we are all problem solvers. At Sunrise Futures, we strive to maintain a collaborative and productive environment. Hard work is recognized and highly rewarded in our 100% merit-based workplace. We focus on results rather than politics or bureaucracy, creating an environment where our team can thrive, learn, and excel to their maximum potential. 

In addition to challenging and rewarding atmosphere, our team enjoys extremely competitive compensation including a performance-based bonus. Other perks include company paid medical and dental insurance, 401k with employer match, game room and social areas to relax, on-site gym facility, free snacks and beverages, as well as daily catered lunches.


This is a rotational position: first year covering European hours, second year covering Asian hours, and third year and beyond covering US hours. This allows full exposure to all of the markets and products that we trade.


If you’re interested in:

  • Overseeing and managing our algorithmic trading platform which operates in numerous global derivative markets on our proprietary trading system
  • Independently monitoring the trading system to identify problems and opportunities, as well as to verify trading activity through front and back office systems
  • Actively interacting with senior portfolio managers and strategy researchers to identify, develop, and improve trading strategies

What we’re looking for:

  • Problem solvers who are driven, self-motivated, and think creatively
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering major
  • Strong problem solving and math skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Must be motivated, dependable, and responsible