The D. E. Shaw group seeks an inquisitive technology enthusiast to join its Quant Systems team. This is a hands-on technical role within an engineering team responsible for high performance trading and research infrastructure.
What you’ll do day-to-day:
Quant Systems is a global team that designs and maintains the firm’s largest compute infrastructure, which includes operating system platforms, software development tooling, high-performance computing, networking, and storage for research and trading. This engineer will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of technology initiatives in a distributed computing environment, such as workload scheduling design and implementation, fleet management, clustered file system design and operation, software design and life cycle (SDLC), kernel and network performance tuning for low-latency and high-throughput applications, and metrics collection and data mining analysis.
Who we’re looking for:
• The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in how technology works and should have a degree in computer science (or another related technical discipline) or comparable experience of up to five years. Proficiency in Python, Golang, Rust, or another similar language is required.
• Knowledge of Linux-based systems and networking is a plus.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must, as are superb organizational and time management abilities.
• In keeping with our firm’s culture and the ever-changing nature of our work, we’re more interested in talent, curiosity, and motivation than we are in any particular skill or experience.
Please note that this post is not an application. Please navigate to our website to apply: https://www.deshaw.com/recruit/jobs/Oncampus/Symplicity
The members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law. We are committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and are eager to hear from individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.