Eagle Market Makers, Inc. (EMM) is a proprietary trading firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Eagle Market Makers has been engaged in the futures industry for over 30 years. Beginning on the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade in the 1980s, the firm successfully transitioned to the electronic environment of today's commodity and interest rate markets. EMM actively participates in market making operations in American, European, and Asian futures markets with offices in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, and Alabama.


Ron Manaster


Tim Lewis

Director of Operations

Kevin Loftus

Director of Information Technology

Steve Perl

Director of Risk Management

Adrian Garcia

Director of the Territories



Trading Collaboration

24/7 Trading



Software Developer

Chicago, IL


Eagle Market Makers, Inc. is seeking motivated Software Developers who have a tendancy to push the envelope. The ideal candidate excels at both collaborating with traders to develop trading strategies as well as taking care of bugs and issues with our trading system software. This is a hands-on position working with the entire development stack with required involvement from idea generation all the way to support.

  • Collaborate with peers to work with the full life cycle development and deployment of C++ and C# applications
  • Improve performance and reliability of existing applications
  • Collaborate with traders and business leaders to develop new trading strategies and systems
  • Excellent C++ and C# programming skills with a strong foundation in data structures
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to write high quality code and accept feedback
  • Desire to collaborate and learn from other team members
  • Ability to take ownership over projects and be self-directed
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work with both engineers and people without a technical background
  • Experience with MySQL database, multi-thread programming, STL, Boost, and Unix architecture

Trading Clerk

Chicago, IL

Cedar Rapids, IA


Trading Clerks support the efforts of the EMM’s experienced traders. Training is intensive and hours must be flexible. This program presents a great opportunity to grow an in-depth understanding into the world of futures trading. You will be in close contact with senior traders and learn the craft first-hand.

  • Support daily operations of multiple trading desks
  • Reconcile start-of-day positions and perform settlement reporting procedures at end-of-day
  • Monitor and manage ongoing positions and resting orders
  • Execute algorithmic trading strategies through multiple platforms
  • Maintain effective communication with senior traders on a daily basis
  • Develop market knowledge and skills: product specifications, transaction costs, economic data releases, order flow, matching algorithms
  • Adhere strictly to rules, regulations, trading policies, and guidelines
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, accounting, computer science, statistics, economics, business administration, finance
  • Passion for financial, commodity, and agricultural markets and trading
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to stay focused
  • Excellent work ethic and ability to collaborate
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to stay calm and make even-tempered decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter approach, high level of energy and enthusiasm working in an entrepreneurial environment with significant growth potential
  • High degree of creativity and ability to think outside the box
  • Programming experience desired (C#, C++)