Software Engineering Manager

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures.

We are seeking hands-on Software Engineering Managers for roles across all of our engineering groups.  As a software engineering manager at Two Sigma you can take on a wide range of responsibilities and challenges.  

Our Engineering Groups work on things like: 
  • Building and maintaining robust data pipelines that ingest over 30TB of data each day.
  • Creating infrastructure that is used by all of our software engineers. 
  • Building and maintaining a suite of analysis tools that enable our quantitative researchers.
  • Work on world-class trading systems.
  • Building technologies that bolster our trading businesses and drive productivity enhancements, collaboration, and risk reduction across the company.
You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews.
  • Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.
  • Contribute technically to projects via architecture, design, and hands-on implementation, in this role you may code up to 50% of your time. 
  • Tackle the complex and interesting challenge of discovering value hidden in the world’s data through software engineering. 
You should possess the following qualifications:
  • At least a BS/BA in a technical or quantitative field.
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience of teams with at least 5 direct reports but no more than 10 direct reports. 
  • An understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Recent experience with Java (or other JVM languages), Python, C or C++ (you should be comfortable taking coding assessments in our interview process). 
  • Extraordinary programming skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale systems.
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.
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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