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Numerai

Infrastructure Engineer

San Francisco, CA, US

10 September, 2019

Salary

$150K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Python
  • R
  • SQL
  • Docker
  • Solidity
  • Linux

Benefits & perks

  • Health insurance
  • Equity
  • Cryogenic preservation
  • Bonus
  • Excellent pto
  • Strong bonus incentives
  • Whole body cryogenic preservation
  • Make a meaningful impact on the blockchain revolution
  • Own your projects from conception to launch, set your deadlines and manage yourself
  • Platinum medical & vision insurance
  • Cryogenic freezing
  • Excellent benefits

To sum it up...

A new kind of cryptocurrency hedgefund

Role overview

Our users are thousands of anonymous data scientists around the world who compete to make the best predictions to control our hedge fund’s investments. We are revolutionizing the finance industry, and our work has just begun.

We’re looking for an amazing infrastructure engineer to join our team located in San Francisco.

Responsibilities

  • Build AWS infrastructure for servers and databases
  • Integrate APIs to receive and send information to banks, prime brokers, etc.
  • Own our financial data pipeline to aggregate financial data from many different sources into SQL databases
  • Secure systems that handle hundreds of millions of dollars worth of crypto-currencies and private financial information

Desired Skills

  • We use Python, R, PostgreSQL, Docker, and AWS, but frequently change technologies and learn new skills very quickly
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Passionate about clean, well-documented code with unit tests
  • Experience with security is a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of functional programming is a plus

Desired Personal Qualities

  • Proactive.
  • Future optimistic.
  • Positive.
  • Correct.
  • Passionate.
  • Insane. Contrarian.
  • Honest. Trustworthy.

Benefits

  • Whole body cryogenic preservation
  • Numerai covers 100% of platinum medical and vision insurance
  • Own your projects from conception to launch. Set your deadlines and manage yourself.
  • Strong bonus incentives

Location

San Francisco, in northern California, is well known for being a tech haven. However, as one of the most visited cities in the world, it’s also a center of cultural and there’s a strong counter culture sensibility that’s always been an essential part of the city. San Francisco has one of the most prominent LGBT communities in the world, and is one of the most important in the history of LGBT rights and activism.

The economy of San Francisco is influenced by household tech companies such as Salesforce.com, Reddit, Dropbox, Airbnb, Yelp, Uber, Lyft, etc. The third quarter of 2017, saw $4.177 billion in funding for companies in San Francisco and the North Bay Area. An hour south of the city is “Silicon Valley” which homes Apple, Facebook, Google and Palantir.

Known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. It’s also the home of the famous Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prisoner Al Capone.

Did you know...

  • The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $134,000
  • San Francisco has 3% unemployment rate
  • 10-49
  • San Francisco, CA, US

Numerai manages an institutional grade long/short global equity strategy for the investors in our hedge fund. We transform and regularize financial data into machine learning problems for our global network of data scientists. Our data scientists don't need capital, data, or finance domain knowledge to compete on Numerai. Numerai investors provide the capital, and Numerai embeds our finance domain knowledge into the design of our datasets. Because Numerai data scientists do not know what our data represents, human biases and overfitting are overcome. Numerai does not know what algorithms our data scientists are using because data scientists only upload predictions—their code and intellectual property remains theirs. This trustless relationship between Numerai and our data scientists is facilitated by encryption, and anonymity. Data scientists do not need to tell us who they are, and receive payments in Ethereum.

  • Technology
  • Series A
  • go
  • AWS
  • R
  • PYTHON
  • Equity
  • cryogenic preservation
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Engineers who find a new job through Blockchain Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$150K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Python
  • R
  • SQL
  • Docker
  • Solidity
  • Linux

Benefits & perks

  • Health insurance
  • Equity
  • Cryogenic preservation
  • Bonus
  • Excellent pto
  • Strong bonus incentives
  • Whole body cryogenic preservation
  • Make a meaningful impact on the blockchain revolution
  • Own your projects from conception to launch, set your deadlines and manage yourself
  • Platinum medical & vision insurance
  • Cryogenic freezing
  • Excellent benefits

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