ROLE:Quantitative developer who will join a small engineering team within the Central research technology Team that works closely with systematic Portfolio Managers to help them build, operate, and evolve their technical stack. The developer will analyze their business requirements and develop solutions to shorten their time-to-market and/or upgrade their existing platform.
You will be exposed to all aspects of the systematic investing business and you must be ready to solve all the technical challenges associated with that within the context of a modular platform. You will be closely associated with the Portfolio Managers success. This is a unique opportunity to grow your career with the team while building the next generation of research and quant trading systems for Cubist.
RESPONSIBILITIES:Working on all types of systems used in the systematic investment business and participating in the development of a modular system that is used to solve these challenges:
Intraday signal research tools
Mid and high frequency trading and backtesting
Real time market data
Technical and financial monitoring systems
Data storage, time series database, event correlation
REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
2-5 years of experience in a technically demanding industry such as high frequency trading, computer hardware, or gaming
Very strong C++ proficiency
Linux administration skills
Familiarity with computer architecture, databases, real time systems, and distributed computing
Strong and precise written and verbal communication
Team player with strong pride of ownership
Commitment to the highest ethical standards
The annual base salary range is $150,000-$200,000. 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. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.