Python Contractor

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 a Python Developer to join the Data Engineering Team at Two Sigma.  You will be responsible for porting over 60 data-entry portals from legacy platforms to a Python framework.  This will include developing GUI’s and back end-services.


You will take on the following responsibilities:


  • Analyze existing back-ends written in Java and SQL

  • Port functionality to Python by calling services written in Python and SqlAlchemy

  • Write unit tests against all services

  • Generate GUI’s in Python using an existing WYSIWYG editor. 


You should possess the following qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Python development experience

  • 2+ years of Object Oriented Programming experience

  • 2+ years of SQL experience

  • Ability to read and understand Java and SQL

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.