Reliability Engineer, Trading

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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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.

The Trading Reliability Engineering team works to improve the reliability, operability, and maintainability of our core trading systems. Their project work focuses on enabling business initiatives, reducing risk, improving visibility, and increasing operational efficiency. The team is a highly collaborative collection of engineers from a range of backgrounds (prior finance experience not required) that all share a passion to improve our systems and to learn from one another while doing so.  To support initiatives in our Tokyo office, we’re looking for an experienced Reliability Engineer to join the team!

You will take on the following responsibilities:
  • Lead engineering and operational support for multiple large distributed software applications, including much of the foundational trading infrastructure in the firm
  • Improve all aspects of software reliability of our trading environment, including observability, operability, scalability, and availability through new development and break-fix/support initiatives
  • Gathering and analyzing metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding.
  • Develop integral software services, tools and libraries to be utilized by our software engineering, reliability engineering, and research teams to automate processes and reduce toil
  • Partner with traders and portfolio managers to deliver business value across multiple asset classes

You should possess the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science or another highly technical, scientific discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience that demonstrates technical and leadership expertise
  • Ability to program (structured and OO) with one or more high level language (such as Python, Java, C++)
  • Proven track record for automating processes combined with an algorithmic approach to solving problems.
  • Ability to profile and debug applications in real time
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts and having the ability to construct moderately complex SQL queries
  • Trading domain and order lifecycle management knowledge is a plus

You will enjoy the following benefits
  • Core Benefits: Employer-paid life & disability insurance, Subsidized health insurance and benefits through the FTFHIA.
  • Perks: Gym reimbursement, Wellness activities, Casual dress.
  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship.
  • Time Off: Generous vacation and unlimited sick days.