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WorldQuant | New York, NY
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Job Description

Company Overview

WorldQuant is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees spread across more than 20 offices in 15 countries. We develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.

Software Engineers lead WorldQuant's efforts to automate the full financial investment to the greatest degree possible. Measures of system efficiency-such as response time, latency and throughput-are analyzed and optimized. Execution quality and portfolio liquidity are continuously evaluated. Ongoing development projects are undertaken to improve system performance and functionality. In every task, technologists are keenly process and automation-oriented as they seek to provide industry-leading technology for research, portfolio management and trading execution.

Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to the following)

We are seeking exceptionally bright individuals who thrive on solving complex technology and business challenges.

As a Software Engineer at WorldQuant, you will join teams that:

* Develop software that enables WorldQuant to process vast amounts of information to inform investment decisions
* Develop state of the art distributed financial modeling systems and tools
* Develop software that enables fully-automated trading processes
* Develop tools and software for investment process automation and monitoring
* Work closely with portfolio management, middle office and research professionals to create custom-tailored, unique solutions that provide clear business value
* Support and monitor mission-critical technology functions and processes

Job Qualifications

* At minimum Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field from a top school
* Exceptional programming skills
* Experience using multiple programming and scripting languages
* Strong analytical skills and painstaking attention to detail
* Demonstrated excellence in chosen field of study or profession
* Finance experience is not mandatory
* Be self-motivated and take initiative with minimal direction
* Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

Positions available based in New York City, Old Greenwich, CT, San Francisco, CA, as well as other current and future WorldQuant global offices.

To apply, please submit resumes including ACT/SAT scores.

About WorldQuant

At WorldQuant, we believe that in extreme quantification and automation lies our market advantage. Because of this belief, we strive daily to quantify our strategies ever more precisely and automate our systems ever more thoroughly, creating the trading methodologies of the future and employing them today. WorldQuant's history dates back to 1995, when Igor Tulchinsky joined a major hedge fund. In 2007, WorldQuant spun off from the fund, while retaining close ties. Today, WorldQuant maintains a staff of over 280 teammates globally - with offices based in the US in Greenwich and New York; its China, India, Israel, Russia, and Thailand research affiliates maintain offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, Delhi, Tel Aviv, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Bangkok respectively. Hanoi, Vietnam is a software research subsidiary. London - England, Geneva - Switzerland, Singapore and Taipei - Taiwan are planned locations.