TSV Platform Engineer

New York, New York, United States

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Two Sigma Ventures (TSV) is a venture fund that focuses on startups leveraging advanced technology such as data science, AI, machine learning, bioinformatics, predictive analytics, etc. to solve problems in a wide variety of industries. TSV is affiliated with Two Sigma Investments, a $40B technology-driven asset management company that employs over 1200 people, including over 200 PhDs, who believe in the power of math, data and technology to produce innovative solutions to the world’s challenges.   We are one of the few venture firms that can tap into such a strong group of technical experts to support startups, and our long-term capital orientation enables us to focus on companies pursuing big, world-changing ideas.

TSV is seeking a full stack engineer to lead the development of our internal technology platform. We believe that applying data and automation to various aspects of our investing process will aid us in identifying and supporting the most promising companies. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Collaborating with the TSV team on the short-term and long-term vision for a suite of VC related products related to data analysis, deal sourcing, company evaluation, CRM, portfolio monitoring team collaboration, etc.
  • Identifying and playing with proprietary and public data sets pertinent to venture capital
  • Building statistical models to inform TSV’s investment process
  • Managing the entire research process from data extraction to tools that can be used by the rest of the team
  • Building tools, dashboards, and products that enable the team to collaborate with partners both internal and external to Two Sigma
  • Using your intuition about startups and the venture capital industry to explore new ideas and hypotheses

Why you love what you’ll be doing:

  • Access to robust technical resources in both people and tools through Two Sigma Investments
  • Access to private and vendor data sets at your discretion
  • Significant influence over your role and the projects you want to work on
  • Opportunity to pioneer a systematic approach to venture capital and a deeper understanding of the industry
  • Part of a small, loosely-structured team where your opinion is valued
  • Working with smart, fun colleagues to achieve collective team goals

Your background:

  • Self-motivated, intellectually curious, and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills
  • BS/MS in computer science (or other evidence of technical training)
  • 5+ years experience as full-stack web developer who has built user-facing products that integrate data science
  • Familiarity with statistical or machine learning techniques and associated programming languages (Python, R)

Bonus:

  • MS/PhD in computer science, math, statistics, or some related quantitative field
  • Entrepreneurial, leadership or product management experience

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