Quantitative Software Engineer: Wholesale Market Making Engineering

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.

Two Sigma Securities is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC, a member of the major U.S. equity exchanges and a registered market maker in over 8,000 U.S. exchange listed equities.  Backed by a high-performance, proprietary platform, we  facilitate the execution of more than 400 million shares per day. 

Wholesale Market Making develops and operates a set of trading systems that handle millions of client orders each day from external broker-dealers. Our trading systems need to meet extremely high reliability requirements and strong regulatory requirements, while running successful trading strategies that execute client orders and run portfolio optimizations. The team owns a simulation framework that allows for backtesting of strategies and forecasts, as well as a data analytics framework that lets us monitor performance of our strategies in the live trading environment.

You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage high quality, robust and efficient research datasets and pipelines.
  • Improve features, performance, reliability, and scalability of trading systems that handle a high volume of client orders from external broker-dealers.
  • Work closely with partners in modeling and trading to improve the profitability of trading tactics.
  • Develop simulation environments that allow for backtesting and experimentation of trading strategies and forecasts.
  • Develop various reports for external clients, regulatory entities, and the internal trading desk.
You should possess the following qualifications:
  • At least 2+ years of full-time professional software development experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong skills in software engineering and quantitative analysis.
  • Interest in financial markets and trading may be beneficial, but not required. 
  • Experience in programming in Java and/or Rust is beneficial, but not required. 
  • Experience in python based technologies is beneficial, but not required.
You will enjoy the following benefits:
  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, 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, sick days, and 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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