Meet PEAK6 Investments'
PAUL WHALEN

Careers - Paul’s Story
 All About People
Paul’s Story
All About People
Paul studied jazz piano and computer science at Indiana University before deciding to enter the world of programming. Though he interviewed at several financial firms in Chicago, Paul was most impressed by the quality of the people at PEAK6. He started out with the company at OptionsHouse—PEAK6’s then online, consumer retail brokerage business—before moving to his current role.
Careers - What Paul Does
 Software Engineer
What Paul Does
Software Engineer
Paul works on the Software Delivery Team, designing, building, and seeing through to production the creation of software for traders and other users at PEAK6. He works on a wide array of software, from automated trade execution systems and idea-generating tools for traders to back-office and operations tools for support groups. Because he loves finding solutions to problems, working in tandem with other engineers to resolve these issues are often Paul’s favorite moments of the day.
 
 
“There is a wealth of experience on my team, and everyone is really willing to listen to one another.”
 
“There is a wealth of experience on my team, and everyone is really willing to listen to one another.”
 
 
“This is a great place to be a software engineer. Since the volume of data we handle is so large, working in finance teaches you so much about what technology is capable of.”
 
“This is a great place to be a software engineer. Since the volume of data we handle is so large, working in finance teaches you so much about what technology is capable of.”