Jane Street is always looking for great new people to join our talented team. Although specific roles may require specific skills, there are common threads that run through all people at Jane Street:
- Honesty, both personal and intellectual
- The ability to work in a team while also being self-motivated on specific tasks
- Intellectual curiosity and the passion to find and build the tools to answer questions more efficiently and effectively.
- The ability and desire to learn from mistakes
- Comfort with thinking logically in a quantitative and probabilistic way
- A drive to improve and achieve
Before you apply we suggest reading about some of our perennially open positions and groups.
Traders work in teams to seek out and take advantage of pricing inefficiencies, develop models, manage risk, investigate new products, and push into new business areas. Experienced traders mentor newer colleagues, whose responsibilities increase with their capability.
The technology group is actively hiring in multiple different areas. For all of these, no previous experience or coursework in finance, business, or economics is required. We’re more interested in how you think and learn than what you already know.
Researchers at Jane Street are responsible for building models, strategies, and systems that price and trade a variety of financial instruments. As a mix of the trading and software engineering roles, this work involves many things: analyzing large datasets, building and testing models, creating new trading strategies, and writing the code that implements them.
Jane Street offers our unique liquidity and trade execution services to the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world. Roles in Institutional Services are generally client-facing to some degree.
Our infrastructure areas are key to the firm’s success. Roles in these areas offer endless opportunities to contribute directly and tangibly to our business. Everyone at Jane Street sits together on one trading floor, collaborating closely with each other to ensure that the firm’s critical functions operate efficiently while at the same time being constantly improved.