• WORLDQUANT, LLC
  • $103,390.00 -153,480.00/year*
  • Greenwich , CT
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time

WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality predictive signals (Alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ financial 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 investment platform.

Technologists at WorldQuant research, design, code, test and deploy projects while working collaboratively with researchers and portfolio managers. Our environment is relaxed yet intellectually intense. Our teams are lean and agile, which means rapid prototyping of products with immediate user feedback. We seek people who think in code, aspire to solve undiscovered computer science challenges and are motivated by being around like-minded people. In fact, of the 600 employees globally, approximately 500 of them code on a daily basis.

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. 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: What Youll Bring:
  • Degree in a quantitative or technical discipline from top university (computer science, engineering, etc)
  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer, developing systems at scale
  • Demonstrated ability to program in C/C++ and develop multithreaded financial computing applications on Linux/Unix platforms; familiarity with scripting languages including Python and Unix shell

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of parallel programming and distributed computing
  • Modern C++ knowledge (C++14/17, etc)and C++ template meta programming experience
  • Knowledge of simulator and/or quantitative analysis is a plus

  • Excellent problem solving abilities with strong attention to details
  • Mature, thoughtful, with ability to operate in a collaborative, team-oriented culture
  • Motivated by the transformational effects of technology-at-scale
  • Candidates do not need prior experience in finance, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock and financial markets.

  • Associated topics: .net, backend, back end, c c++, matlab, programming, python, 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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