Edgestream Partners, L.P. is an algorithmic hedge fund founded in 2003. We build robust, high-quality software that we run and manage on a global network of compute servers. Our software implements real-time mathematical models (using Machine Learning) that trade around the clock in many of the world’s financial markets and asset classes.
We are a small group of scientists and software engineers who take pride in our software craftsmanship and are looking to add a software engineer to our team.
This team member will:
- Develop new features for our trading platform
- Implement trading for new strategies, markets, and asset classes
- Deploy, run, and oversee monitoring of our trading platform
- Collect, interpret, munge, move, store, and wrangle data from a wide variety of sources
- Maintain and extend our parallel, distributed computing environment
Skills/experience that we look for in a team member:
- Python, C, Cython, NumPy, Pandas
- Twisted, Git, PostgreSQL
- Network programming (sockets)
- Linux/UNIX: command line tools, filesystems, signals, pipes
- May have at one time installed Gentoo
- Once debugged a bizarre SIGSTP trap that didn’t do the right thing
- Wrote an incorrect atomic-file-write function that one time
- Doesn’t know how that shell line became a 500-character monster with two awks
- Once got mad at your coworker for using wall
- Linux kernel experience is a big plus
Characteristics that we look for in a team member:
- Loves to build high-quality software - computer programming is a passion and a profession
- Enjoys learning and acquiring knowledge - quickly and independently
- Dislikes complexity and strives to find simple and elegant solutions
- Collaborative and team-oriented
Yes, we are in the financial industry, but no, we do not require any financial industry experience.
If you love to build rock-solid production software, then please reach out to us - we'd love to talk with you. All experience levels are encouraged to apply.
Some of the benefits of working at Edgestream:
- Awesome colleagues
- Competitive salary
- Performance-based discretionary bonus
- Excellent health and dental insurance with 100% of premiums paid by Edgestream - for employees and their immediate family
- Catered lunches, four days a week
- Free on-site gym