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Quantitative Developer Intern - Summer 2024

Cubist Systematic Strategies
Quantitative Developer Intern - Summer 2024
New York, US
150,000 - 200,000
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Job Description


Cubist Systematic Strategies, an affiliate of Point72, deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures and foreign exchange. The core of our effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.


KEPL is a start-up trading team at Cubist Systematic Strategies. We are an elite team specialized in trading medium-frequency statistical arbitrage strategies with high Sharpe. Led by an ex-research head of D.E. Shaw, the team is made up of people from top universities such as Stanford and MIT and industry veterans from top tier trading and tech firms, including Two Sigma, Citadel, Tower Research, Facebook AI, etc. We have a collaborative culture, and we embrace cutting-edge technologies to facilitate innovative research.


We are looking for exceptional students to be our quantitative developer interns for the summer of 2023. The candidate should have a passion for technology to provide optimal solutions to research and trading. In this team, the candidate will gain full-stack exposure and build expertise in multiple aspects of quantitative research and trading. The candidate will play an essential role in the team’s successful expansion. The candidate will also collaborate with researchers to innovate research tools which will take our research and trading capability to the next level.


  • Solve challenging problems with real impact in research and trading

  • Build high performance tools and infrastructure with distributed storage and cloud computing

  • Expand the business to global markets and diverse asset classes


  • Undergraduate degree or higher in computer science or other related disciplines

  • Strong interest and ability in learning new languages/tools and relevant knowledge for trading

  • A passion for building scalable, robust, and high-performance systems

  • Proficiency in Python and either C++ or Java

  • Proficiency with the Linux environment

  • Knowledge of numerical computing is preferred

The annual base salary is $150,000-$200,000 (USD) which will be prorated based on internship start and end date. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things.

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