Software Engineer - Platform Team

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 Software Engineers eager to meet the computing needs of the rest of the engineering organization at Two Sigma.


You will take on the following responsibilities:


  • Build modern compute platforms and distributed systems that stand up to the challenges of managing massive scale over a large compute surface.

  • Integrate with the latest technologies available, including popular open source projects as well as public cloud offerings.

  • Constantly improve software engineering practices and improve operational excellence through the use of unit and integration testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and observability tools.

  • Support your users to a high level of excellence, investigating all issues with thorough root cause analysis, communicating effectively through various support channels, and following all incidents with post-mortems.


You should possess the following qualifications:


  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field.

  • You have an understanding of data structures and algorithms.

  • You have experience with Java (or other JVM languages), Python, C or C++.

  • You have extraordinary programming skills.


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 gym, 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.