Architect - Cloud Enablement

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. 

We are seeking a talented cloud architect interested to lead delivering the critical public cloud infrastructure and designing/building a cloud platform the whole engineering organization at Two Sigma is evolving towards. The team has several key responsibilities:
  • Developing a Cloud Platform - Standardize and simplify the way Two Sigma Engineers and Modelers use the public cloud to enable millions of compute hours and multiple terabytes per second scale
  • Integrating Cloud Native Services - Evaluate vendor-provided products in order to design and integrate these systems into the Two Sigma ecosystem
  • Security - Build security guardrails for the public cloud so the platform is secure with no risk of data exfiltration of Two Sigma's sensitive data
  • Forward Deployed Engineering - Integrate with multiple teams to deliver business value through consulting on cloud native architectures and hands-on building cloud-based solutions

You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Drive the expansion of Two Sigma's presence in the public cloud 
  • Designing, develop, and evolving the core cloud infrastructure that enables product teams to deploy their applications and services in a uniform, secure, reliable and scalable way
  • Deliver cloud education, support, and documentation
  • Broadly evangelize public cloud

You should possess the following qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience as a software or systems engineer
  • BS/BA or higher degree in a technical field 
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with the service offerings and workings of at least one Cloud provider like AWS or GCP
  • Experience designing cloud-first solutions given product and project requirements
  • Experience with creating platforms and automating processes through writing scripts or software
  • Ability to engage and partner with multiple teams to deliver high-value projects

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 gyms with laundry service, 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.