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Quant Developer

San Francisco, California, US

Salary

$200K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Data Science
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Python
  • Quantitative Engineering
  • Blockchain
  • Functional Programming

Benefits & perks

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    To sum it up...

    Data Science, Cryptocurrency and Quantitative Analysis at this exciting emerging Hedgefund.

    Role overview

    Quantitative Engineer required to join our growing, but still small HedgeFund. You'll be working with our experienced Portfolio Manager, and working in downtown San Francisco.

    You'll be working with Python, SQL, R. A new type of hedgefund, based on Data Science.

    A new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists. Numer.ai manages a 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 community of data scientists.

    In December 2015, we created the world’s first encrypted data science tournament for stock market predictions. The most accurate and original machine learning models from the world’s best data scientists are synthesized into a collective artificial intelligence that controls the capital in Numer.ai’s hedge fund. We reward outstanding contributions from the data science community in USD, paid out in ETH (ether).

    Desired Experience

    • Bachelor's or advanced degree in computer science, applied mathematics, or another technical discipline.
    • Demonstrated an understanding of data structures and algorithms.
    • Experience with functional programming a plus.
    • Experience developing high-performance, large scale applications.
    • Experience with scientific computing, algorithm development, or machine learning techniques.
    • Experience developing high-performance, large scale applications
    • Experience with Python or C++
    • Previous use of functional programming languages including Scala
    • Knowledge of database management as well as other large scale data storage and management systems.
    • Exceptional programming skills, financial experience is not a requirement.

    Desired Personal Qualities

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

    Benefits

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

    Richard Craib on Numer.ai


    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
    Engineers who find a new job through Blockchain Works average a 15% increase in salary.

    Salary

    $200K + Equity

    Contract type

    Full time

    Technologies & frameworks

    • Data Science
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Python
    • Quantitative Engineering
    • Blockchain
    • Functional Programming

    Benefits & perks

      Interested in seeing this company work? Contribute to their Open Source.

      View All Issues

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