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WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality trading signals (Alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ trading strategies focused on exploiting market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of Alphas and financial strategies the foundation of a sustainable, global trading platform.

WorldQuants success is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Great ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess a mindset of continuous improvement. Thats a key ingredient in remaining a leader in any industry.

Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest engineers. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an exceptional talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us create it. Our collective intelligence will drive us there.

The Role:

WorldQuant is seeking an exceptionally talented individual to join our Middle Office Development team. Successful candidates will participate in all facets of a projects life cycle from design, implementation, testing, documentation and deployment. Candidates will design, code, and debug operations, reporting, pre & post trade analysis applications on Linux platforms. You will interface with users to gather, analyze and spec out requirements, develop/test code, and manage product deliverables to targeted release dates. You will be expected to interface with operations support team for deployment and training as well as provide support for new and legacy applications.

Its Impact: What Youll Bring:
  • Degree in a quantitative or technical discipline; 1-3 years of experience
  • Possess an advanced knowledge and experience with streaming application development (Kafka, Spark, Redis a plus but not mandatory)
  • Strong understanding and experience with Object Oriented Programming
  • Experience in querying large data sets using SQL
  • Demonstrated ability to design and develop scalable software
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to understand complex systems; be in command of the details to provide solutions
  • Self-motivated and take initiative with minimal direction
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Finance, trading systems and PnL experience a plus
  • Experience with streaming UI development a plus
  • The position is based in Austin, TX or New York City

    Associated topics: .net, algorithm, application, back end, c c++, develop, perl, sde, software development engineer, sw

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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