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What’s the Right Solution for Me?

Explore the product suites below to discover the perfect solution for you.


  • High-performance, server based trading platform for fully customizable low-latency options trading
  • Advanced software with custom functionalities from the City Store, our expansive in-house library of applications
  • Access to Freeway, a powerful platform for quick development of custom automated trading strategies
Explore the Metro Suite of Products


  • Low-cost, cloud-based trading and data APIs, easy to implement and quick to access
  • A set of secure REST-based APIs for real-time futures and options on futures data
  • Supports applications of all sizes from single-applications to thousands of customers across the globe
Explore the City Suite of Products


  • “OptionsCity has created a powerful tool for today's options trader. With its high level of customization and innovative features, OptionsCity has allowed us to adapt to a changing marketplace. We look forward to building a strong relationship with their team for many years to come.”

  • “OptionsCity provides us with a high level of tailored programs in one of the most competitive industries in the world. Their innovative style and personalized service provides us with effective solutions to complex applications. The staff there is responsive and management is committed to help us grow.”

  • “Our coordination with OptionsCity will empower us to better serve energy market participants around the world.”

OptionsCity brings next-generation trading, risk management and analytics software to the options and futures industry.

It began with our belief that you should have the best tools and technology for Options on Futures trading.

That electronic trading software should be agile and robust. That customization should be simple without losing complex functionality. That trading platforms should be future-proof and scalable.

Established in 2006, OptionsCity simplifies trading with a suite of technology that’s astonishingly easy to use, customize and update without extensive—and expensive—development.

Welcome To OptionsCity

Join Our Team

OptionsCity Software is committed to building a company where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive. With 50 employees and growing, OptionsCity is dedicated to attracting the most talented professionals. Our dynamic, fast-paced culture revolves around team innovation and each employee feels a sense of ownership and shares in the success of the company. If you are seeking a competitive and fulfilling career in the financial software industry, we encourage you to apply.

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Let's Get To Work

Please fill out the form and an OptionsCity representative will contact you to discuss how together we can meet your goals.
Or, call 312-605-4500.