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Built In Honors Simplex Trading In Its Esteemed 2024 Best Places To Work Awards

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The Leading Proprietary Trading Firm Earns Place on the 2024 Chicago Best Midsize Places to Work

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#bestcompanies--Simplex Trading, a leading technology-driven, proprietary trading firm and one of the country’s top market makers in equity options, today announced that it has been honored in Built In’s 2024 Best Places To Work Awards. Specifically, the proprietary trading firm earned a place on Built In’s “Chicago Best Midsize Places to Work” list. The annual awards program includes companies of all sizes, from startups to those in the enterprise, and honors both remote-first employers as well as companies in large tech markets across the U.S.

“This is a significant moment for us, and I am so proud of what we are accomplishing here at Simplex,” said Christa Gochenaur, director of Human Resources at Simplex. “This company has a great story, employees who believe in the organization, and leadership who believe in the employees. What we have is rare, and it’s exciting to share the journey of innovation and commitment that characterizes Simplex.”

Built In determines the winners of Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation and benefits. To reflect the benefits candidates are searching for more frequently on Built In, the program also weighs criteria like remote and flexible work opportunities, programs for DEI and other people-first cultural offerings. At Simplex Trading, employees benefit from many of these offerings, in addition to compensation and rewards, such as tuition reimbursement and charity matching. To learn more about what makes Simplex a Best Place to Work, visit:

About Simplex Trading

Founded in Chicago in 2004, Simplex Trading is a leading, technology-driven, proprietary trading firm and one of the top market makers in U.S. equity options today. Simplex Trading works with the most advanced technology and software in the market, and focuses on innovation, automation and data-driven analysis to remain at the forefront of the market. Learn more at

About Built In's Best Places To Work:

Built In's annual Best Places to Work program honors companies with the best total rewards packages across the U.S. and in the following tech hubs: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington DC. Best Places to Work is distinct because its algorithm selects tech companies that build their offerings specifically around what tech professionals value in a workplace. Winners are announced in early January 2024.


Frances Fyten

First published on Wed, Jan 10, 2024

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