Software Engineering Manager - Alpha Insights

New York, New York, 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.

The Alpha Insights team’s mission is to crowdsource the world’s investment insights. To that end, the cross-functional group develops programs and products for engaging crowds of research experts across the globe. Alpha Insights develops external facing websites, mobile applications and APIs with the goal of systematically sourcing expert expertise that can make investment insights available as structured data for Two Sigma’s Modeling efforts. The engineering manager will be responsible for managing the engineering team and contributing to setting the direction of Alpha Insights’ business as part of the group’s management team.

You will take on the following responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee a large team of 10 skilled engineers. 

  • Collaborate with members of Alpha Insights’ other teams including Product, Relationship Management, Strategic Development and Modeling.

  • Be involved in and guide technical developments and architecture of the platform. 

  • Ensure that department milestones/goals are achieved in a timely fashion. 

You should possess the following qualifications:

  • Proven people management skills to lead the engineering team.

  • Strong communication skills are required to work constructively and collaboratively with the other functions within Alpha Insights.

  • Experience with process management (planning, organizational process, agile methodologies)

  • Experience with the following technologies: AWS services, Terraform, React, Java, and Python.

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.