We are seeking passionate software engineers who can tackle hard
problems in a high-stakes environment. You should be a highly
motivated individual who can push a project through to completion,
as well as demonstrate excellence in designing clean, robust
The Voleon Group is a quantitative hedge fund headquartered in
Berkeley, CA. We apply statistical machine learning to get an edge
in highly competitive, fast-moving financial markets. We employ
world-class engineering and research talent to solve financial
At Voleon software engineers design and build complex,
high-performance systems such as:
- real time trading systems
- research infrastructure to develop the next generation of
machine learning models
- and much more
You will have the opportunity to work closely with machine
learning researchers, trading staff, and engineers. You will gain
exposure to the full “finance stack," learning about a broad range
of areas including machine learning, the mechanics of institutional
trading, market execution dynamics, and more.
Responsibilities Designing complex systems.
Take on a lot of responsibility very quickly. You will “own”
your work (passionately).
Requirements Expected to graduate in 2021
Hands-on experience writing code: You have built something
significant. You understand how to write modular, maintainable,
well-organized, and thoughtfully structured code.
Mastery of Computer Science fundamentals
Modern software practices: You are comfortable using Linux, git,
and mainstream databases.
You are familiar with cloud infrastructure.
You are incredibly good at at least 1 thing.
You are eager to work in diverse teams.
Preferred Qualifications You have built significant open source
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potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The Voleon 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