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Senior Software Engineer

Berkeley, California
Senior Software Engineer

Our company is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.

Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and the submarine service. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.

In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will develop systems to translate cutting-edge machine learning into complex trading behaviors. You will touch areas as wide-ranging as machine learning, finance, and technology. This role is a means to make a difference: together with other Software Engineers, you will build the backbone of our business.

Responsibilities
• Lead and collaborate in diverse and engaging software work, which includes areas such as trading
infrastructure, computing and data processing, flexible pipelines for model development, and more
• Leverage existing skills and expand expertise into different areas of software development
• Proactively lead complex projects from start to finish, which includes gathering project requirements,
translating them into a rational software design, reasoning effectively about supporting or dependent
technologies, and communicating effectively with teammates
• Design and implement fault-tolerant distributed systems
• Build large-scale data infrastructure, stream processing systems, and/or latency-sensitive programs
• Manage other Software Engineers and provide high-touch mentorship and coaching

Requirements
• Experience developing in a Linux environment with a focus on performance, concurrency, and correctness
using programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Go, and Python
• Work in performance optimization, multi-threading, and server development
• Architect and design work in highly available systems and large-scale data management infrastructure
• Work in large codebases and experience building modular, manageable code
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical field

Our company group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color,
religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic
information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
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