Software Engineer: Modeling Compute Farm Infrastructure (MCFI)

Location: New York, New York, United States

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Two Sigma is a financial sciences company, combining data analysis, invention, and rigorous inquiry to help solve the toughest challenges in investment management, insurance technology, securities, private equity, and venture capital.
Our team of scientists, technologists, and academics looks beyond the traditional to develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex economic problems.

Almost all research at Two Sigma uses the Modeling Compute Farm (MCF). The MFCI team is responsible for providing the distributed computing resources that execute it. Our goal is to deliver incredible speed, capacity, and improve research velocity – while minimizing risk. The team embraces agile software development to continuously prioritize and deliver impact for our users. We expect team members to have an active voice in how we shape team process, style, and culture. 

A successful MCFI engineer is, first and foremost, excited about what the public cloud can do to accelerate research at Two Sigma. 
You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Build the services, applications, and automation that help users and tools perform work on the MCF
  • Configure, deploy, and monitor all of the compute resources required by MCF users
  • Build integrations between our public cloud infrastructure and our legacy systems
  • Build a suite full-stack products to bring value and insight into the MCF
  • Help users and management understand MCF spending and resource efficiency through visualization and alerting

 You should possess the following qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field
  • Strong software engineering skills in developing, testing and troubleshooting code in one and/or more of the following programming languages: Java/Golang/Python
  • Ability to engage directly with many partner engineering and modeling teams to discover, design, and deliver new features
  • Previous experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Kubernetes (welcomed, but not required)
  • Experience with Dropwizard or Flask frameworks (helpful)
  • UX experience with React or Angular (a plus)

You will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, competitive 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance
  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms
  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship
  • Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days, competitive paid caregiver leaves
  • Hybrid Work Policy: Flexible in-office days with budget for home office setup

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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