Fullstack Engineering Contractor: Operations Engineering

Houston, Texas, 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.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced contract full-stack engineer to build our internal operations web applications.  Using best of breed technologies in the front end, back-end, open source and public cloud, you will build a data-driven solution to facilitate STP execution, research and investigation tools, provide intuitive break resolution workflows, and create management dashboards to visualize processes in real time.

You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Front end development in ReactJS, Javascript, CSS, and other technologies
  • Back end development in Java, using cloud and microservices, caching and other technologies
  • A high impact role that works directly with business users on a highly visible project within the firm

You should possess the following qualifications:
  • 3+ years of professional experience working on full stack web applications using modern frameworks.
  • Exceptional coding and software design ability.
  • Experience with multiple languages: Javascript, UI frameworks such as React.js or Angular, HTML5, CSS3, and Java. Python and Typescript are a major plus.
  • Experience with UX and UI testing also desired.
  • A strong academic record with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a scientific discipline.
  • An obsession with building quality and well-designed software.
  • We are open-minded in our search for critical thinkers who are passionate about technology.
  • While you will work in the data-rich domain of finance, financial experience is not a requirement.
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.